Sandi Kreke,

Sandi Kreke, Resource Conservationist for Programs with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Columbia, Missouri providing policy and program assistance for the entire state of Missouri.

She graduated in 1987 with a BS degree in Animal Science/Agriculture Technology Functional Major from University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, MO. She began her career with NRCS at age 19 as the 1st female Soil Conservationist in Missouri as a Cooperative Education Student in 1985.

Sandi’s conservation experience spans multiple locations and positions across Missouri and Illinois including assisting with the Missouri State Grazing Schools for NRCS as one of the Cadre Instructors. In 2016 she completed a detail as the National Federal Women’s Program Manager where she assisted in the development of the Management Directive 715 Reporting system, training NRCS and FSA on this new system. Sandi was also the 6th President of the National Organization of Professional Women in Natural Resources Conservation Service where, in 2019, she successfully led the organization in planning and executing the Nationally Recognized Joint Employee Organization Training Symposium.

Sandi is a mother of 3 children, daughter Joanna, Senior Manager of HR Planning and Operations at Core & Main, daughter Miri, Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine and Registered Nurse (BSN) and daughter Heather, Function Unit Manager at a Missouri State Correctional Institution and a grandmother to 4 boys. She is an Amateur Figure Body Builder, a Bronze Medal Dressage Rider (Horses), and Ordained Minister.

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