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Washington Friends of Farms & Forests Pesticide Issues Forum – September 26, 2023

Washington Friends of Farms & Forests Pesticide Issues Forum - September 26, 2023

Come join Compliance Services International (CSI) staff technical and regulatory consultants Bernalyn McGaughey , President / CEO and Jennifer Stafford, Principal Consultant, Regulatory Affairs – Terrestrial Ecotoxicology, Wildlife Science & GLP Compliance at the Washington Friends of Farms & Forests (WFFF) All Agency Pest / Pesticide Issues Forum, to take place September 26 at the Lacey Conference Center (Farm Bureau building), Lacey, WA.

Please join us for regulatory discussions and presentations with the goal to include every state agency that uses, regulates or educates about pesticides in the State of Washington.

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Bernalyn McGaughey

President / CEO

Washington State

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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.

Experienced Support For:

  • Global Regulatory Strategy
  • Registration Dossier Preparation & Submission
  • Ecotoxicology & Risk Assessment
  • Endangered Species Policy
  • Conservation & Mitigation Measures
  • Environmental Fate & Exposure Modeling
  • Study Design, Placement & Monitoring
  • Spatial Analysis & Data Systems
  • Economic Impact Analysis
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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
B.S., Biology (specializing in Entomology), California State University.

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.

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