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EPA FIFRA Contact Information - Names and Phone Numbers at the EPA for the Pesticides Program under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act

Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act

Pesticide Program Contacts

Updated 2005-04

The Office of Pesticide Programs is managed by an Office Director and includes nine divisions. The following is a listing of the senior managers and other key personnel within OPP's divisions:

OPP's parent office, the Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances (OPPTS), is headed by an Assistant Administrator.

Mailing Address:

US Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Pesticide Programs (Division Mail Code)
Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20460 Location:

Office of Pesticide Programs
Crystal Mall #2
1801 Bell Street
(Address prior to 6/26/04: 1921 Jefferson Davis Highway)
Arlington, Virginia 22202 (Map) Exit EPA disclaimer
(18th St. & Clark Place, diagonally across from the Crystal City Metro Stop)

Nearest Stop on the Washington Metro Line:
Crystal City on the Yellow or Blue Line Exit EPA disclaimer

Responsible for overall management of OPP:

  • Jim Jones, Director -- (703) 305-7090
  • Anne Lindsay, Deputy Office Director for Programs -- (703) 305-7090
  • Marty Monell, Deputy Office Director for Management -- (703) 305-7090
  • Special Assistant to the Office Director --
    • Debby Sisco, (703) 308-8121
    • Margie Fehrenbach, (703) 305-7090
  • Kim Marshall, Special Assistant to the Deputy Office Director for Management -- (703) 305-1832

Antimicrobials Division
Mail Code: 7510C
FAX: 703-308-8481

AD is responsible for all regulatory activities associated with antimicrobial pesticides, including product registrations, amendments, and reregistrations.

Biological and Economic Analysis Division
Mail Code: 7503C
FAX: 703-308-8091

BEAD is responsible for assessment of pesticide use and benefits; and operating analytical chemistry and antimicrobial testing laboratories.

Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division
Mail Code: 7511C
FAX: 703-308-7026

For much of its history, the primary function of the Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) has been to register and regulate pesticides, particularly chemical pesticides. In recent years, however, OPP has begun to shift from simply regulating pesticides to promoting systems of pest management that better protect health and the environment, and enhance the quality of our lives. This approach recognizes that pesticides are only one element in controlling pests and that, in some cases, non-chemical alternatives can be as effective as chemical pesticides with fewer health or environmental risks. Related to this shift in approach have been efforts to "reinvent" OPP's ways of conducting its work.

An important initiative in this area was the creation of a new division, the Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, that is devoted to biologically-based pesticides and to measures that reduce pesticide risks. A major effort being spearheaded by this division is the Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP), a broad effort by EPA, USDA, and FDA to work with pesticide users and others to reduce pesticide risk and use in both agricultural and non-agricultural settings.

Environmental Fate and Effects Division
Mail Code: 7507C
FAX: 703-305-6309

EFED is responsible for evaluating and validating environmental data submitted on pesticide properties and effects.

Field and External Affairs Division
Mail Code: 7506C
FAX: 703-305-6244

FEAD is responsible for program policies and regulations; legislation and Congressional interaction; regional, State, and tribal coordination and assistance; international and field programs; and communication and outreach activities.

Health Effects Division
Mail Code: 7509C
FAX: 703-305-5147

HED is responsible for reviewing and validating data on properties and effects of pesticides, as well as, characterizing and assessing exposure and risks to humans and domestic animals.

  • Tina Levine, Acting Director -- (703) 308-3099
  • Randolph Perfetti, Associate Director -- (703) 305-7351

Information Resources & Services Division
Mail Code: 7502C
FAX: 703-305-5512

IRSD is responsible for information support; Public Docket; records computer support; FIFRA section 6(a)(2) issues; pesticide incident monitoring; this Web site; and the National Pesticide Information Center.

Registration Division
Mail Code: 7505C
FAX: 703-305-6920

RD is responsible product registrations, amendments, registrations, tolerances, experimental use permits, and emergency exemptions for all pesticides not assigned to BPPD or AD.

Special Review and Reregistration Division
Mail Code: 7508C
FAX: 703-308-8005

SRRD is responsible Reregistration Eligibility Decisions (REDs), product reregistration; tolerance reassessment; and Special Reviews.

Office of Prevention, Pesticides & Toxic Substances

  • Acting Assistant Administrator, Susan B. Hazen -- (202) 564-2910
  • Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator, Margaret N. Schneider -- (202) 564-3810
  • Associate Assistant Administrator (Management), Marylouise M. Uhlig -- (202) 564-0545
  • Associate Administrator - Vacant

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