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State Plant Regulatory OfficialDan Kenny (614) 728-6400Serves on the National Plant Board, oversees state pest detection and regulatory activities and coordinates survey activities between government agencies, public and private organizations. Coordinates the state's initial emergency response if an exotic pest is detected.
State Survey CoordinatorDavid McCann 304-962-2349Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
State Plant Health DirectorJohn Burch (614) 322-4701Directs federal APHIS-PPQ pest detection and regulatory activities in cooperation with state officials, and coordinate the initial PPQ emergency response if an exotic pest is detected in the state.
Pest Survey Specialist
Avraham Eitam (614) 322-4706Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.
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