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USDA Hall of Heroes Award Program

Nomination Process

  • The Assistant Secretary for Administration announces the program intermittently as determined by the Secretary.
  • Nominations not selected are eligible for resubmission each time the program is announced.
  • A selection review committee consisting of non-career executives usually chaired by the Assistant Secretary for Administration or his designee.
  • Award recommendations will be presented to the Secretary for final approval.
  • Typically, up to four selections will be made.