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Contacts in the Office of Pesticide Programs, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division

The Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (BPPD) is responsible for all regulatory activities associated with biologically-based pesticides and emerging technologies. BPPD activities also include work to reduce pesticide risks by promoting integrated pest management and coordinating the Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program.

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Name E-Mail Phone Area of Responsibility

Division Director's Office
Fax: 703-308-7026

Robert McNally 703-308-8085 Director
Frank Ellis 703-308-8107 Deputy Director (Acting)
John Leahy 703-305-6703 Senior Advisor
Pam Landis 703-308-7013 Program Analyst - Budget/Contracts
Chris Wozniak 703-308-4043 Special Assistant

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Biochemical Pesticides Branch

Registration and risk management for biochemical pesticides (including pheromones), biochemical plant growth regulators, and biochemical biostimulants. Enforcement case reviews and 25(b) issues related to biochemical pesticides.

Linda Hollis 703-308-8733 Branch Chief
Andy Bryceland 703-305-6928 Product Manager
Gina Burnett 703-605-0513 Senior Regulatory Advisor
Menyon Adams 703-347-8496 Risk Manager
Elyse Bilardo 703-347-0182 Risk Manager
Cheryl Greene 703-308-0352 Risk Manager
Alex Horansky 703-347-0128 Risk Manager
Sandra Owusu-Ansah 703-347-0350 NOWCC Technical/Administrative Assistant
James Parker 703-306-0469 Risk Manager
Chris Pfeifer 703-308-0031 Risk Manager

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Emerging Technologies Branch

Risk management oversight, risk assessment, and policy/rulemaking for products of biotechnology, Wolbachia, genetically engineered mosquitoes, Plant Incorporated Protectants (PIPs), and insect resistance management. Registration Review for PIPs.

Mike Mendelsohn 703-308-8715 Branch Chief
Alan Reynolds 703-605-0515 Product Manager
Eric Bohnenblust 703-347-0426 Senior Advisor
Elizabeth Milewski 703-347-0400 Senior Advisor - Science Policy
Jeannette Martinez 703-305-1016 Senior Scientist
Michael Glikes 703-305-6231 Risk Manager
Elyse Osterweil 703-347-0633 Science Reviewer
Amanda Pierce 703-347-0561 AAAS Fellow
Wiebke Striegel 703-347-0556 Risk Manager
Kara Welch  703-308-8150 Risk Manager
Matthew Weiner 703-347-0333 Risk Manager
Jennifer Wingeart 703-347-0100 Science Reviewer

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Microbial Pesticides Branch

Registration and risk management for microbial pesticides, microbial plant growth regulators, and biostimulant microbes. Enforcement case reviews for microbial pesticides and registration review for microbial and biochemical pesticides.

ShaRon Carlisle 703-308-6427 Branch Chief
Jeannine Kausch 703-347-8920 Product Manager
Seiichi Murasaki 703-347-0163 Senior Regulatory Advisor
Maggie R. Taphouse 703-347-0257 Team Leader for Re-evaluation
Alexandra Boukedes 703-347-0305 Risk Manager
Susanne Cerrelli 703-308-8077 Risk Manager
Donna Kamarei 703-347-0443 Risk Manager
Cody Kendrick 703-347-0468 Risk Manager
Daniel Schoeff 703-347-0143 Risk Manager

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Risk Assessment Branch

Risk assessments, including human health and ecological, and product characterization for microbial and biochemical pesticides (excluding PIPs). Science policy for microbial and biochemical pesticides.

Shannon Borges 703-305-7175 Branch Chief 
Catherine Eiden 703-305-7887 Risk Assessment Process Leader
Mark Perry 703-308-8024 Risk Assessment Process Leader
Judy Facey 703-305-5450 Senior Scientist
Russell Jones 703-308-5071 Senior Scientist
John Kough 703-308-8267 Senior Scientist
Shenell Bolden 703-347-0120 Science Reviewer
Sarah Butler 703-347-0503 Science Reviewer
Milutin Djurickovic 703-347-0126 Science Reviewer
Clara Fuentes 703-308-0171 Science Reviewer
Joel Gagliardi 703-308-0116 Science Reviewer
Angela Gonzales 703-308-0460 Science Reviewer
Kathleen Martin 703-308-2857 Science Reviewer
Sadaf Shaukat 773-459-1404 Science Reviewer
Manying Xue 703-305-6198 Science Reviewer
Mohammed Zuber 703-347-0513 Science Reviewer

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Environmental Stewardship Branch

Reducing pesticide risk through collaborative, non-regulatory efforts including the Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program and Center for Integrated Pest Management. Ombudsman services for the division.

Frank Ellis 703-308-8107 Branch Chief
Vacant     Team Leader
Jennifer Lemon 703-347-0336 Strategic Communications, Web Content, Web Analytics
Raderrio Wilkins 703-308-1259 Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program, Agricultural IPM

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Center for Integrated Pest Management
844-EPA-SIPM (372-7476);

Thomas Cook 214-665-9731 Team Leader
Brad Miller 214-665-6725 Pest Management
Shanda Bennett 214-665-8068 Outreach and Coordination Support
Marcia Anderson 703-347-0544 Outreach, Webinars, Publications

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