Region 7 Pesticide Contacts

Mailing Address 

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Office of Pesticide Programs Contacts
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7
Kansas City Office
11201 Renner Boulevard
Lenexa, Kansas 66219

Customer Service: 800-223-0425 
Fax: 913-551-7765

Pesticide State Lead Agencies and Other State Agencies that Deal with Pesticides

Name Email Phone Area of Responsibility
Jamie Green 913-551-7139 Toxics and Pesticides Branch Chief, Kansas Project Officer, Kansas Technical Assistance
Royan Teter 913-551-7609 Pesticides Section Chief,Container/Containment Program Contact, and Spray Drift Contact
Pesticides Program Team
Shawn Hackett 913-551-7774 Nebraska and Missouri Project Officer, Missouri and Nebraska Technical Assistance, Federal Inspector, Worker Safety Coordinator (WPS, Certification and Training)
Damon Frizzell 913-551-7560 Pollinator Contact, Water Quality Coordinator, Regional Ag Grants Contact, and R7 Ag Team Contact
Lacy Ridnour 913-551-7986 Iowa Project Officer, Region 7 Tribal Pesticide Program Contact, Back-up School IPM Coordinator, Endangered Species Coordinator
Pesticides Enforcement Team
Mark Lesher 913-551-7054 Case Review Officer, Pesticides Enforcement, Pesticide Publications, Entomologist, Regional Bed Bug Contact, FIFRA CBI Officer, School IPM Coordinator, and Backup for Section 7 - Establishment Registration and Production Reporting
Delbert Kelly (NOWCC) 913-551-7371 Pesticide Producer Establishment Numbers/Reporting (Section 7), and Pesticides FOIA Coordinator
Brandon Boatman 913- 551-7993 Case Review Officer, Section 7 Establishment Registration and Production Reporting Coordinator
Beth Held 913-551-7955 Case Review Officer, Enforcement Team Coordinator, Back up FIFRA CBI Officer, Pesticides Imports and Notice of Arrival Contact

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Pesticide State Lead Agencies and Other State Agencies That Deal With Pesticides


Gretchen Paluch, Ph.D., Chief
Pesticide Bureau
Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
Wallace Building, First Floor
502 E. 9th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0051
Phone: (515) 281-8590 / Fax: (515) 242-6497

Iowa Pesticide Disposal Programs:
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
502 E. 9th Street, Wallace State Office Building
Des Moines, IA 50319-0034
Phone: (515) 281-5918

Iowa Cooperative Extension Exit


Gary Meyer,  Program Manager
Pesticide & Fertilizer Program
Kansas Department of Agriculture
109 SW 9th Street
Topeka, Kansas 66612-1281
Phone: (785) 296-3786 / Fax: (785) 296-0673

Kansas Cooperative Extension Exit


Paul Bailey
Pesticide Program
Plant Industries Division
Missouri Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 630, 1616 Missouri Blvd.
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-0630
Phone: (573) 751-5510 / Fax: (573) 751-0005

Missouri Department of Natural Resources
P.O. Box 176,
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (800) 361-4827 / Fax: (573) 751-3443

University of Missouri Pesticide Applicator Training
Phone: (573) 882-4827
University of Missouri Cooperative Extension Exit


Tim Creger
Pesticide Program
Nebraska Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 94756
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509
Phone: (402) 471-2394 / Fax: (402) 471-6892

Pesticide Applicator Education:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Pesticide Safety Education Programs Exit

University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension Exit

Pesticide Waste Disposal:
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality Exit

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Cooperative Extension Service Offices

Frannie Miller
Pesticide Safety & Integrated Pest Management Coordinator
Kansas State University
Department of Entomology
123 W. Waters Hall
Manhattan, Kansas  66506-4004

Brad Fresenburg, Ph.D.
IPM/PAT Coordinator
Division of Plant Science
University of Missouri
214 Waters Hall
Columbia, Missouri 65211
(573) 268-2545

Kristine Schaefer
Pesticide Safety Education Program
Iowa State University
8 Instectary Building
Ames, IA 50011-3140
(515) 294-4286

Clyde Ogg
Pesticide Education Specialist
UNL Pesticide Education Office
377C Plant Sciences Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0971
402-472-1632 (PSEP Office)

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