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CropLife America, RISE & CPDA Regulatory Conference – April 20-22, 2022

CLA_Rise Spring Conference - April 20-22, 2022

Come join Compliance Services International (CSI) staff technical and regulatory consultants at the CropLife America (CLA), Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE), the Council of Producers and Distributors of Agrotechnology (CPDA) 2022 Regulatory Conference, April 20-25, 2022 in Washington, D.C.

Our staff of Bernalyn McGaughey, Melinda Bowman, Annie Krueger, and Cliff Habig 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. 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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Bernalyn McGaughey

President / CEO

Washington State

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Melinda Bowman

Principal Consultant

California

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Annie Krueger

Senior Consultant

New Mexico

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Cliff Habig

Principal Consultant

Maryland/Maine

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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Bernalyn McGaughey
President & Lead Consultant

With a career that began in regulatory and field support of agricultural chemicals, Bernalyn has a wealth of experience in US Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) registration and strategic analysis and support of pesticide registrations. She moved from information technology to field technical sales and then to regulatory study development and management. Much of her work now involves the complicated intersection of the FIFRA and the Endangered Species Act (ESA) with respect to product defense and species protection. Bernalyn serves as an expert witness in pesticide regulatory and data compensation matters.

EDUCATION
BS, Biology (specializing in Entomology), California State University.

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.

Annie Krueger
Senior Consultant

Expertise: Environmental Toxicology & Pollinator Risk Assessment

As a member of our Ecological Risk Assessment team, Annie assists clients with technical and regulatory planning and strategic support for risk and conservation decision making related to agriculture, pesticides, and endangered species issues.

Annie has spent more than 6 years working in environmental toxicology, pesticide regulation, and pollinator risk assessment.  She has worked in a contract research laboratory and in pollinator safety for an agrochemical company where she conducted Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) effect studies with non-target arthropods and non-target plants and assisted in GLP field residue trials to comply with FIFRA.  Annie has 8 years of research, conservation, and product stewardship experience working with honey bees, bumble bees and monarch butterflies.  Annie has authored numerous publications and made presentations at various industry trade associations.

EDUCATION
BS, Zoology, Minor in Chemistry, University of Wyoming.
PhD, Entomology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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.

EDUCATION

BS, Biology, University of Southern Maine.
MS, Biology, University of Georgia.
PhD, Environmental Toxicology, Duke University.