Compliance and Enforcement Management

August 24–27, 2020
Zoom Conference

Compliance and enforcement management drone



New and experienced state, territory or tribal pesticide compliance and enforcement program managers and inspector supervisors that work under a FIFRA Cooperative Agreement.


Course Goal

Increase knowledge of current and emerging pesticide compliance and enforcement issues to aid in maintaining strong state, tribal and territory pesticide enforcement programs. In addition, increase effective coordination and communication among agencies, and further develop leadership skills.


Course Information Topics

  • Agency responses to COVID-19
  • Anti-microbials and disinfectants
  • Illegal pesticide sales and use
  • Leadership and management training
  • Coordination and communication among agencies
  • The use of new technologies
  • State, tribal and territory enforcement issues

Nomination and Participants


Nominations have closed for this course.


Planning Group

Michael Kelly, Texas Department of Agriculture
Michael Odenthal, Oregon Department of Agriculture Pesticides Program
Jim Endsley, Tennessee Department of Agriculture
Crystal Zabolotny, North Dakota Department of Agriculture
Jimmy Hughes, Delaware Department of Agriculture
Valerie Wilson, California Department of Pesticide Regulation
Tony McCandless, Gila River Indian Community, Department of Environmental Quality
Anthony Matusik, U.S. EPA Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance
Yvette Hopkins, U.S. EPA Office of Pesticide Programs
Estrella Calvo, U.S. EPA Region 5


Travel Information

Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, the PREP Team will be hosting this course online. Travel is not necessary for this course. Selected participants will receive information regarding the course adaptations and platform no later than July 13, 2020.