Valerie Negron

Public Affairs Specialist


Valerie Negron has been working as a Public Affairs Specialist for USDA's Economic Research Service (ERS) since 2018. In her role, she is responsible for handling the agency's external communications, which includes social media, coordinating webinars and events, media relations, and other outreach efforts.


Valerie has a Master of Public Administration from the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University.

Professional Affiliations

Valerie also serves as the Hispanic Employment Program Manager (HEPM) in ERS' Special Emphasis Committee (SEPC), where she helps the Civil Rights Director in ensuring equal opportunities for employees and applicants within the organization. Additionally, she represents ERS in the White House Hispanic Initiative Interagency Working Group (IWG) at USDA, where she collaborates with other agencies and implements plans to improve the relationship between USDA and the Hispanic community.