Acting State Director for Hawaii and Western Pacific
Denise Salmeron was designated as the Acting State Director for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development in Hawaii effective on December 21, 2020. She has been with USDA in Hawaii for over 18 years. Positions held during her tenure with USDA include Business Programs Director, Energy Coordinator, Acting Administrative Director and Acting Community Programs Director. As a dedicated and knowledgeable public servant, she is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in Hawaii and the Western Pacific region.