All, I just got back from vacation and haven’t had time yet to catch up with the blog. This was news to me, but then probably everything new is news to me..
Good Day Everyone:
USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue will administer the Oath of Office to Victoria (Vicki) Christiansen, to become our Chief at 9:45 a.m. Eastern Thursday, October 11 at USDA Forest Service Headquarters in the Yates Federal Building, Washington D.C.
Victoria (Vicki) Christiansen has served as our Interim Chief since March 8, 2018. Prior to that she was Deputy Chief for State and Private Forestry where she had oversight of Fire and Aviation Management, Tribal Relations, Forest Health Protection, Cooperative Forestry, Grey Towers and Conservation Education.
We invite you to join in this historic moment and view the swearing-in ceremony via USDA Forest Service Facebook Live. Here is the link: Forest Service Facebook Page and watch the top post. It will automatically be recorded after the event and will be stored on the page in the videos section.
Coverage begins at 9:45 a.m. Eastern.
We hope you will take time to watch this historic event.