Vice President

Leander Brown

North Carolina 


He has been a Soil Scientist for over 41 years with NRCS.  He has worked in South Carolina and Arkansas, mapping soils and managing soil survey operation in those states.  He have worked on detail with the Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District and Environmental Protection Agency Region III, as their Soils Expert in soil classification, soil investigation, soil identification, and soil interpretation.   He have worked with numerous States DNR regulator agents, the Army Corps, and EPA project managers and enforcement officers providing soil investigations, soil identification, soil interpretation and soil training. For nine years, he was a Soils and Wetland Specialist on the Wetland Science Institute for NRCS.  Currently he is the regional soils scientist for the East National Technology Support Center.  He is married to Denise and they have two wonderful daughters (Leigh Andrea and Aleah
He has a B.S. in Agronomy, from Fort Valley State University
He was one of the original members in the room at Tuskegee Inn in Tuskegee when the decision was made to start the Organizations.  He was instrumental in starting the Maryland Chapter and is a Life member of the Organization and after moving to North Carolina became involved in the North Carolina Chapter.  He has served as Regional Representative and currently interim President of the North Carolina Chapter.
He have received numerous awards throughout his 41 year career.


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