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Contacts in the Office of Pesticide Programs, Information Technology and Resources Management Division

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The Information Technology and Resources Management Division (ITRMD) is responsible for:
  • information support;
  • Pesticides Public Regulatory Docket;
  • records management;
  • Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Section 6(a)(2) issues (adverse effects reporting);
  • pesticide incident monitoring; 
  • coding for the pesticide website; 
  • computer hardware and software support for the Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP); and
  • management of OPP's budget and personnel.
Name E-Mail Phone Area of Responsibility

Immediate Office
Fax: 703-305-5512

Delores J. Barber 703-347-8741 Director
Hamaad Syed 703-305-0502 Deputy Director
Angela Blanks 703-305-5499 Program Analyst (Facilities (backup) and E-Business Coordinator)
April Merriweather 703-305-7834 Special Assistant, Program Analyst (Facilities, purchase card holder)
Shirley Flack 703-308-8791 Administrative Services Assistant

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Enterprise, Planning, Policy & Oversight Staff (EPPOS)
Fax: 703-305-5512

Enterprise architecture, security, configuration management, and IT capital planning. Ensures compliance with federal mandates including FISMA reporting, eCPIC, Personal Identification Information, Privacy Act Information.

Teddy Siatita 703-347-8571 Staff Chief
William (Chris) Northern 703-305-6478 Information Security Officer
Mary Simmons 703-305-6452 FIFRA Security Officer
James Davis 703-347-0496 IT Specialist (Policy & Planning)
Rufus (Lee) Sias 703-347-8564 IT Specialist
Gonzalo Melendez 703-347-0582 IT Specialist
Jesse Billingslea 703-308-8064 Information Management Specialist

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Customer Support and Infrastructure Branch (CSIB)
Fax: 703-305-5512

Network infrastructure services, network printers, Lotus Notes desktop administration, WebForms, hardware and software upgrades and maintenance. Also responsible for PC desktop configurations and Help-Desk operations.

Diane Dixon 703-347-0518  Branch Chief
Aida Abdul-Wali 703-347-8764 Acting Team Leader, OPP LAN Team Network and Infrastructure Services
Troy Stewart 703-308-2738 Webinar and Video Conferencing 
Support Lead
David Kovak 703-305-7709 IT Specialist
Mario Steadman 703-305-8338 IT Specialist
Dorene Toney 703-305-5459 IT Specialist/System Administrator OPP Help Desk Lead
Elton Harrison 703-305-5366 Information Management Specialist
Dozina Taylor 703-305-7450 Conference Room Coordinator, Mobile Phone Issuance
Odell Powell 703-305-0568 Property disposal, Conference Room assistance and printer management

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Financial Management and Planning Branch (FMPB)
Fax: 703-305-5512

Responsible for providing strategic planning, budget formulation and execution, program planning, payroll and FTE analysis, travel, performance measurement and accountability, acquisition and grants oversight support to the Office Director.

Brian Katz 703-347-0381  Branch Chief
Contracts Center of Excellence (CCoE) (
John Pates 703-308-8195 Contracts Center of Excellence and Funds Control Officer
LaTangila Edwards 703-305-7170 Contracts Center of Excellence and Funds Control Officer
Cathy Stewart 703-305-7711 Contracts Center of Excellence and Funds Control Officer 
Financial & Performance Management Group 
Tanisha Brockett 703-305-6937 Funds Control Officer
Sonya Brooks 703-308-6423 Payroll, TAIS and FTE analyst, and Audit Coordinator
Kennetta Calloway 703-305-0066 Team Leader, Budget Execution
Stanley Cook 703-305-7190 Senior Environmental Employment Coordinator 
Virginia Holiday 703-670-3274 OPP’s Working Capital Fund (WCF) Manager, eBusiness Manager and Funds Control Officer (FCO)
Talitha Lindo 703-347-0343 Budget Analyst Lead for OPP
Guynin Myers 703-305-7710 Purchase Card Holder and Coordinator for the FAIR Act/A-76 and Funds Control Officer
Venese Williams 703-306-0035 Grants Coordinator
Travel Center of Excellence (
Paula Thomas 703-347-0188 Team Leader, Travel Center of Excellence
Drusilla Copeland 703-308-6224 Travel Center of Excellence
Margaret Ervin 703-308-8108 Travel Center of Excellence
Deborah Leftridge 703-305-6487 Travel Center of Excellence
Bessie Jones-Pitt 703-347-0368 SEE Employee

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Human Resources and Operations Branch (HROB)
Fax: 703-305-5512

Responsible for oversight and coordination of Human Resources, Facilities Management, Program Operations activities and Special Projects for OPP.

Howard Barnett 703-347-0311 Branch Chief
Pam Boyd 703-305-5732 Team Leader, Human Resources Team - Coordinates personnel actions, personnel security, awards, check-out sheet/customer service request, PARS, PeoplePlus, retirement certificates
Karen Jones 703-308-8047 Program Analyst (HR Liaison)
Patricia Coleman 703-305-5518 Program Analyst (Training Coordinator)
Kim Marshall 703-305-0832 Program Analyst (OPP Pathways Program Coordinator)
Renae Whitaker 703-347-0136 Program Analyst (HR Liaison)
Chandra Garrison 703-305-7412 Program Analyst (HR Liaison)
LaTanya Moody 703-308-8022 Program Analyst (HR Liaison)
Keri Grinstead 703-308-8373 Program Analyst (OPP People Plus/Flexiplace Coordinator)
Julia Stokes 703-347-8966 Program Analyst (Training Coordinator)

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Information Services Branch (ISB)
Fax: 703-305-7670

Responsible for in-processing registrant submissions including applications, studies, administrative information, adverse effects information, fees, and other required information. Manages central collections of regulatory case records, studies and incident reports. Maintains information in OPP's core office-wide databases.

Kimberly Smith 703-305-6434 Branch Chief
Raderrio Wilkins 703-308-1259 Team Leader, PRIA Actions; Refunds; Maintenance fees
Mick Yanchulis 703-347-0237 Central Data Systems and Fees Management In-processing including PRIA actions and fees, Maintenance fees, Data Submitters List, 6(f)(1) use deletions/voluntary cancellations
Bob Miller 703-347-8012 6(a)(2) Data Coordinator
Christopher Green 703-347-0367 PRIA fee waivers, Voluntary Cancellations
Banza Djapao 703-305-7269 Electronic Submissions
Louis Vaughn 703-308-8114 Transfers (Product Registration, Data and Company Ownership Transfers)
Shirley Burgess 703-308-8628 Document in-processing and imaging. Assignment of EPA company numbers submissions; Electronic Signature Agreements (ESA) verification and approvals
Steve Morrill 703-308-8319 Document Center Information

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Internet and Training Branch (ITB)
Fax: 703-305-5512

Development and management of the pesticides area of the Agency's public website and OPP's intranet site OPP@Work. 

Dennis Gorres 703-605-0564 Branch Chief
Web Team
Miriam Organic 703-605-0583 IT Specialist (Web developer)
Delphine Coleman 703-305-5692 IT Specialist (Web developer)
Feroz Daraseng 703-347-0623 IT Specialist (Web developer)

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Public Information and Records Integrity Branch (PIRIB)
Fax: 703-305-5480

Manages all activities associated with: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA);  OPP Public Regulatory Docket activities (including FDMS); exemption review of all unpublished documents; and release of studies submitted by registrants.

Earl Ingram 703-305-5456 Branch Chief
Calvin Furlow 703-305-5529 Senior Advisor
Janet Bressant 703-305-6445 Exemption review/FIFRA section 10(g)/release of studies
Sharon McBride 703-305-5232 Team Leader,  Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); Project officer for OPP Public Regulatory Docket and the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS)
Nicholas Wittenberg 703-347-8875 Attorney-Advisor
Devenchi Arnold 703-305-5698 FOIA Specialist
Gibbs Moore 703-605-0195 FOIA Specialist
Lashonia Richardson 703-305-5301 FOIA Specialist
Janeese Hackley 703-605-1523 FOIA Specialist
Trauvello Bethea 703-308-8714 Records management support, Accessioning Jackets

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Systems Design and Development Branch (SDDB)
Fax: 703-305-5512

Responsible for all major system application maintenance and development to support OPP's staff. In addition, continues to support OPP's CPIC Major and legacy systems.

Bob Schultz 703-308-8186 Branch Chief
Mark Bustin 703-305-5052 IT Specialist
Pat Dobak 703-308-8180 IT Specialist
Benjamin Cobb 703-308-0115 IT Specialist

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