Shirley Pugh, 202-690-0437
SECRETARY'S HONOR AWARD RECIPIENT
WASHINGTON, Aug 4, 2010 - RMA Administrator William J. Murphy today announced that Janet Jacobs, Secretary to the Administrator, was recognized by Secretary Vilsack for providing
sustained exemplary secretarial support and excellent customer service to RMA’s internal and external stakeholders.
Mrs. Jacobs is a dedicated public servant who just celebrated her 50th anniversary at USDA. Mrs. Jacobs has been
with RMA since 1998. Joining her at the celebration which took place at the Department of Agriculture headquarters in
Washington, DC were her family: husband, Jake; daughter and son-in-law Joni and Dave and
granddaughter, Neala. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Assistant Secretary Pearlie Reed conducted the ceremony.