CropLife America & Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment Regulatory Conference – April 19-21, 2023.

CropLife America & Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment Regulatory Conference - April 19-21, 2023.

Come join Compliance Services International (CSI) staff technical and regulatory consultants at the CropLife America (CLA), Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) 2023 Regulatory Conference, April 19-21, 2023 in Washington, D.C.

Our staff of Ashlea Frank, Cliff Habig, and Jennifer Stafford will be available throughout the conference to meet with you to answer any questions you have regarding our regulatory and technical consultancy services pertaining to Federal and State pesticide registration support, Endangered Species Act (ESA) compliance and strategy, including sustainable agriculture and protecting public health and the environment. To contact our staff prior to the conference, please click the contact us button below to send an email, otherwise contact them directly while attending the conference.

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Ashlea Frank

Principal Consultant


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Cliff Habig

Principal Consultant


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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:

  • Global Regulatory Strategy
  • Registration Dossier Preparation & Submission
  • State & International Registration Management
  • Ecotoxicology & Risk Assessment
  • Environmental Fate & Exposure Modeling
  • Endangered Species Policy
  • Study Design, Placement & Monitoring
  • Spatial Analysis & Data Systems
  • Conservation & Mitigation Measures
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Ashlea Frank
Principal Consultant

Expertise: Endangered Species

Ashlea offers technical and regulatory planning and strategic support for risk and conservation decision-making related to agriculture, pesticides, and endangered species issues.

Ashlea enjoys finding workable solutions that support end users and promote environmental stewardship by integrating sound science with management decisions.  Over the past 20 years she has acted as Visiting Scientist at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research conducting research on the efficacy of vector control products and Research Assistant at the Texas A&M Extension Agency helping growers find solutions to plant disease transmission in vineyards. She serves as Technical Consultant to the FIFRA Endangered Species Task Force (FESTF) providing endangered species and pesticide data analysis and agency interaction support for regulatory decisions under the US FIFRA and the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

M.S., Entomology, University of Queensland.
B.A., Physical Anthropology, Southwestern University.

Cliff Habig
Principal Consultant

Expertise: Ecotoxicology & Environmental Fate

Cliff provides consulting expertise for ecological risk assessments, endangered species analyses, and endocrine disruptor (EDSP) evaluations.

Cliff has over 25 years of experience in ecotoxicology, environmental fate, and strategic support to US and international clients for conventional crop protection products, biochemicals, microbials, biotechnology products, and HPV chemicals. Cliff previously worked at Novigen, JSC, and Exponent, focusing on environmental toxicology, ecological risk assessment, higher-tier ecotoxicology evaluations, and probabilistic chemical fate and transport modeling and risk analysis. Cliff participated in numerous chemical industry workshops and expert panels.

Ph.D., Environmental Toxicology, Duke University.
M.S., Biology, University of Georgia.
B.S., Biology, University of Southern Maine.

Jennifer Stafford
Principal Consultant

Expertise: Regulatory Compliance, Terrestrial Ecotoxicology, Wildlife Science.

Jennifer leads CSI’s US Regulatory Affairs team, managing FIFRA and non-FIFRA (crop nutrition) product registrations, including those for biocides and biologicals. Jennifer participates in projects related to ecotoxicology, wildlife biology/ecology, GLP Compliance, database management, and USEPA guideline study management. Jennifer’s skills support regulatory staff, pesticide risk assessment, and endangered species assessments.

Jennifer has over 22 years of field research and laboratory ecotoxicology experience, including 20 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.

M.S., Biology/Ecology, Utah State University.
B.S., Environmental Biology, Grand Canyon University.