Midwest regional representative
Job Title: Assistant ASTC-FO
Location: Sioux City, IA
Anand Hase is currently serving NRCS as an Assistant – Assistant State Conservationist for Field Operations in SW Iowa. He is a member of the Civil Rights Advisory Committee, serves as the Asian American Pacific Islander Special Emphasis Program Manager, and affiliated with the Asian Pacific Islander Organization (APIO) employee organization. He has held positions all over the state of Iowa as Resource Conservationist, Soil Conservationist, Technician, and Watershed Project Coordinator. Prior to landing in an NRCS office he held positions with Wildlife and Fisheries Departments in Iowa, Custer State Park South Dakota, and SE Nebraska.
Anand calls Northwest Iowa Home. Growing up, Anand worked on a turkey farm and helped a family friend row crop as a teenager through high-school. He has always had a passion for the outdoors and conservation which led him down the path to finding a career in Natural Resources. He attended Iowa State University earning a Bachelor of Science in Animal Ecology in 2011.
Anand still enjoys the opportunity to help with farming practices from time to time. In his spare time Anand enjoys hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, travelling, sports and fitness. He recently ran a half marathon and visited Wrigley Field to watch the Cubs. He usually takes a few trips West to snowmobile and snowboard during the winter.