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AAPCO Annual Meeting & Conference – March 7-8, 2022

Association of American Pesticide Officials (AAPCO) Annual Meeting & Conference - March 7-8, 2022

The Association of American Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO) Annual Meeting and Conference will be held virtually on March 7- 8, 2022 beginning at 11:30 am EST.

Our staff will be available throughout the conference to meet with you to answer any questions you have regarding our regulatory and technical consultancy services. To contact our staff during the conference, please click the below “Contact Us” button to send an email.

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Melinda Bowman

Principal Consultant

California

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Cam Blackford

Senior Consultant

California

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Stacy Hartis

Regulatory Consultant

North Carolina

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Madeline Tomka

Senior Consultant

Oregon

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Jennifer Stafford

Principal Consultant

Washington State

Compliance Services International (CSI) is an award-winning consultancy providing innovative solutions to meet regulatory and environmental challenges. Regulatory requirements, environmental challenges, and global markets are ever-changing. Our diverse staff of regulatory professionals and scientists in North America and Europe, along with associates around the world, continually adapt to develop strategic approaches to meet our clients’ needs.

CSI’s strength is in staying current on industry trends, and anticipating and applying new regulatory and scientific strategies. Our clients include multinational firms and small and medium-sized enterprises striving to introduce new and keep existing products in the global marketplace. While we keep pace with our ever-evolving regulatory and scientific environment, we strive to deliver outstanding service for each client and project.

CSI has an established reputation in providing registration support to the global marketplace and have successfully assisted firms with registrations in Canada, Latin America, Asia (China/Taiwan), Australasia, and other geographical markets.

Experienced Support For:

  • Ecotoxicology & Risk Assessment
  • Environmental Fate & Exposure Modeling
  • Study Design, Placement & Monitoring
  • Spatial Analysis & Data Systems
  • Global Regulatory Strategy
  • Registration Dossier Preparation & Submission
  • Regulatory Strategy
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Melinda Bowman
Principal Consultant

Expertise: Regulatory Affairs

Melinda has extensive experience in FIFRA regulatory compliance and product registration of agrochemicals and consumer products within the United States and Canada. She provides support and strategy for global pesticide registration actions, including support and coordination of the establishment of international MRLs, FDA 510(k) submissions and hand sanitizer listings.  She specializes in following new developments in regulatory compliance project management for EPA and FDA regulated products as well as agrochemical and pharmaceutical product development. 

EDUCATION
BS, Chemistry, San Francisco State University.

Cam Blackford
Senior Consultant

Expertise: Regulatory Affairs & Agricultural Product Development

Cam is a part of the US Regulatory Affairs team assisting clients with product registrations, study monitoring, and field trial project management.

Cam has extensive experience in evaluating and testing agricultural crops and products. His background is in agricultural science and research including field, greenhouse, growth chamber and laboratory trials, experimental design, crop evaluation, data collection, data analysis and presentation. He is well versed in product development, pesticide laws and regulations. He maintains a PCA license. Cam has expertise in plant pathology and plant growth regulators, specializing in data interpretation and statistical analysis of agricultural field trials. Cam most recently was the Senior Field Trial Data Analyst with Arcadia Biosciences and has held research positions at the USDA, NASA, and Pioneer Hi-Bred International. 

EDUCATION

BS Soil Science, University of California Berkeley.
MS, Plant Pathology, University of Maine.

Stacy Hartis
Regulatory Consultant

Expertise: Regulatory Affairs

As a member of our US Regulatory Affairs team, Stacy assists clients with product registrations, registration package preparation, and generation and management of product labels and safety data sheets (SDS).

Stacy has over 30 years’ experience in agrochemical industry and provides seasoned consulting expertise in product registration to both the Federal and State registration arenas. Her skills include State, Federal, and International registration document preparation, oral and written communication, proofreading, keeping abreast of legislative changes, attention to detail and building positive relations that meet critical deadlines for product registration, labeling, and SDS development per the globally Harmonized System (GHS). Stacy has extensive experience working in conventional crop protection as well as antimicrobial products. She also has been very active on the legislative side of numerous industry relation groups.

EDUCATION
BA, Liberal Arts, Santa Fe Community College and University of Florida.

Madeline Tomka
Senior Consultant

Expertise: Regulatory Affairs

As a member of our US Regulatory Affairs team, Madeline assists clients with product registrations, registration package preparation, and operating as a study monitor.

Madeline has experience in various segments of the Ag Industry, built on her solid foundation of managing contract field research among a vast array of crop groups across the US. She has been responsible for critical research as Study Director and Principal Investigator conducting a vast array of studies to include pollinator terrestrial field ecotoxicology, large-scale pollinator tunnel, honey and nectar residue and other non-target insect studies with chemical and biological products.

EDUCATION
BS, Agronomy, Iowa State University.

Jennifer Stafford
Principal Consultant

Expertise: Terrestrial Ecotoxicology, Wildlife Science & GLP Compliance

Jennifer leads or participates in projects related to ecotoxicology, wildlife biology/ecology, GLP Compliance, database management, and USEPA guideline study management. Jennifer’s skills support product registration and regulatory staff, pesticide risk assessment, and endangered species assessments.

Jennifer has 22 years of field research and laboratory ecotoxicology experience, including 16 years of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) avian and wildlife study directorship and laboratory management. She has extensive experience interpreting the difference between animal behavior in the wild versus in captivity, and how these differences impact study design, husbandry practices and test results.  She has experience with developing and utilizing large data sets and is thoroughly familiar with EPA and OECD regulatory testing guidelines, Good Laboratory Practices guidelines, EPA and OECD guidance on pesticide risk assessment and EPA process for endangered species Biological Evaluation.

EDUCATION
BS, Environmental Biology, Grand Canyon University.
MS, Biology/Ecology, Utah State University.