Gloria Montaño Greene has been appointed USDA Deputy Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation and Zach Ducheneaux will serve as USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) administrator.

Montaño Greene is a former FSA state executive director in Arizona who led implementation of 2013 farm bill programs across the state.

Ducheneaux currently serves as executive director of the Intertribal Agriculture Council, the largest, longest-standing Native American agriculture organization in the United States. He operates his family’s ranch on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in north central South Dakota with his brothers.