USDA APHIS Personnel Changes
June 15, 2012

Gregory Parham, DVM, administrator of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), will serve as Acting Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Administration. Parham has served within the U.S. Department of Agriculture for 30 years and brings a wealth of knowledge from a variety of leadership positions within the department. 
Kevin Shea, who has served since 2004 as APHIS associate administrator, will serve as acting administrator of APHIS during this interim period.