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Contacts in the Office of Pesticide Programs, Field and External Affairs Division

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The Field and External Affairs Division (FEAD) is responsible for developing and implementing: 

  • programs, policies and regulations;
  • legislation and congressional interaction;
  • regional, state, and tribal coordination and assistance;
  • pesticide safety training;
  • pesticide education;
  • international and field programs; and
  • communication and outreach activities.
Name E-Mail Phone Area of Responsibility

Immediate Office
Fax: 703-305-6244

Jacqueline E. Mosby 703-305-7102 Director
George (Jeff) Herndon 703-305-6362 Deputy Director
Patricia Parrott 703-305-0744 Associate Director

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Certification and Worker Protection Branch

Implements the following pesticide worker safety programs: agricultural worker protection, pesticide applicator certification, pesticide container, containment and disposal, and the "Pesticides and National Strategies for Health Care Providers" Initiative.

Vacant     Branch Chief

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Communication Services Branch
Fax: 703-305-5558

Communicates pesticide regulatory program decisions and activities through factsheets, publications, press announcements, educational campaigns, and other communication efforts. Coordinates safety outreach for the general public.

Gregory Siedschlag  703-603-9044 Branch Chief
Kaythi Han 703-305-5642 Team Leader

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Government and International Services Branch
Fax: 703-308-1850

Coordinates OPP program activities with EPA regions, states and tribes and serves as liaison to international program activities.

Maria (Dolores) Wesson TBD Branch Chief
International Team    

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Policy and Regulatory Services Branch
Fax: 703-305-5884

Develops, coordinates, and interprets regulatory actions and policy for OPP. Coordinates information collection requests (ICRs) and manages external program evaluations (OIG, GAO) for the office. Leads development and implementation of voluntary programs. Coordinates international policy and acts as liaison for outside entities in the policy arena.

Sarita Hoyt (Sarah) 703-347-0774  Branch Chief
Prasad Chumble 703-347-8367 Team Leader

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