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Acting Deputy Administrator Ruihong Guo

Ruihong Guo, Ph.D., was named Acting Deputy Administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) National Organic Program on October 19, 2017.  Previously, Dr. Guo served as the Deputy Administrator of the AMS Science & Technology Program, which provides scientific and analytical support services to the agricultural community, including the Plant Variety Protection Office, the Laboratory Approval &Testing Division and the Pesticide Data Program. 

Previously, Dr. Guo served as the AMS Associate Administrator, Associate Deputy Administrator of the National Organic Program (NOP), the director of the NOP Accreditation and International Activities Division, and the director of the NOP Compliance and Enforcement Division.  Before joining the NOP, she served as Director of Civil Rights Program for the Agricultural Marketing Service, and Director of Program Complaint in the Office of the USDA Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights.