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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.

Please refer all general registration inquiries to our Ombudsman at BPPDQuestions@epa.gov.

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Name E-Mail Phone Area of Responsibility

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

Robert McNally mcnally.robert@epa.gov 703-308-8085 Director
Anne Overstreet overstreet.anne@epa.gov 703-308-8068 Deputy Director
John Leahy leahy.john@epa.gov 703-305-6703 Senior Advisor
Pam Landis landis.pamela@epa.gov 703-308-7013 Program Analyst - Budget/Contracts
Chris Wozniak wozniak.chris@epa.gov 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 hollis.linda@epa.gov 703-308-8733 Branch Chief
Andy Bryceland bryceland.andrew@epa.gov 703-305-6928 Product Manager
Gina Burnett burnett.gina@epa.gov 703-605-0513 Senior Regulatory Advisor
 

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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 mendelsohn.mike@epa.gov 703-308-8715 Branch Chief
Alan Reynolds reynolds.alan@epa.gov 703-605-0515 Product Manager
Eric Bohnenblust bohnenblust.eric@epa.gov 703-347-0426 Senior Advisor
Elizabeth Milewski milewski.elizabeth@epa.gov 703-347-0400 Senior Advisor - Science Policy
Jeannette Martinez martinez.jeannette@epa.gov 703-305-1016 Senior Scientist
 

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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 carlisle.sharon@epa.gov 703-308-6427 Branch Chief
Jeannine Kausch kausch.jeannine@epa.gov 703-347-8920 Product Manager
Seiichi Murasaki murasaki.seiichi@epa.gov 703-347-0163 Senior Regulatory Advisor
Maggie R. Taphouse taphouse.maggie@epa.gov 703-347-0257 Team Leader for Re-evaluation
 

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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 borges.shannon@epa.gov 703-305-7175 Branch Chief 
Catherine Eiden eiden.catherine@epa.gov 703-305-7887 Risk Assessment Process Leader
Mark Perry perry.mark@epa.gov 703-308-8024 Risk Assessment Process Leader
Judy Facey facey.judy@epa.gov 703-305-5450 Senior Scientist
Russell Jones jones.russell@epa.gov 703-308-5071 Senior Scientist
John Kough kough.john@epa.gov 703-308-8267 Senior Scientist
 

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Environmental Stewardship Branch
800-972-7717; info.pesp@epa.gov

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 ellis.frank@epa.gov 703-308-8107 Branch Chief
Jennifer Lemon lemon.jennifer@epa.gov 703-347-0336 Team Leader
 

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Center for Integrated Pest Management
844-EPA-SIPM (372-7476); school.ipm@epa.gov

 
Thomas Cook cook.tom@epa.gov 214-665-9731 Team Leader
 

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