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State Plant Regulatory OfficialVacantServes 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 CoordinatorParker, Susan 304 813 1738Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
State Plant Health DirectorEwing, Eric (304) 343-8587Directs 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
Braud, Rachel (304) 343-8591Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.
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