Regulatory Members of The Dairy Practices Council

Regulatory Membership is designed for personnel from state departments of agriculture and health, and personnel from USDA, FDA, and other regulatory bodies that oversee the dairy industry. Our Guideline peer review process includes these personnel to provide feedback about our guidelines as they relate to regulatory issues.

Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation

Office of the State Veterinarian
Anchorage, AK
907-375-8213
Dr. Sarah Coburn
Assistant State Veterinarian

Arizona Department of Agriculture

Phoenix, AZ
602-542-4194
Jeff Black

California Department of Food & Agriculture

Milk & Dairy Food Safety Branch, Animal Health & Food Services
Sacramento, CA
916-653-4078
Stephen Beam
Branch Chief

Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment

Division of Environmental Health & Sustainability
Milk and Dairy Program
Denver, CO 80246
303-692-3633
Bradley Turpin
Milk & Corrections Program Coordinator

Connecticut Department of Agriculture

Bureau of Regulatory Services
165 Capitol Ave., Room G8A
Hartford, CT 06106
860-713-2508
Wayne Kasacek
Director

Delaware Division of Public Health

Milk Safety Program
HSP Office of Food Protection
Dover, DE
302-739-3839
Ralph Matthews

FDA Pacific Region

621 North Argonne Road, Suite 103
Spokane Valley, WA 99212
509-353-2553
Les Boian
Regional Dairy Specialist

Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Bureau of Dairy Industry
Division of Food Safety
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1650
850-245-5415
Zachary Conlin
Bureau Chief

Georgia Department of Agriculture

Dairy Regulatory Division
19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr., S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30334
404-656-3627
Lane Skates

Illinois Department of Public Health

Division of Food, Drugs and Dairies
525 W. Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62761
217-785-2439
Steve DiVincenzo
Program Manager

Indiana State Board of Animal Health

Dairy Division
Discovery Hall, Suite 100, 1202 E. 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46205-2892
317-544-2400
Doug Metcalf
Director

Kansas Department of Agriculture

Dairy & Feed Safety; Dairy in Kansas
1320 Research Park Drive
Manhattan, KS 66502
785-564-6761
George Blush
Dairy Commissioner

Kentucky Milk Safety Branch

Department of Health Services
275 East Main Street, HS1CB
Frankfort, KY 40621
502-564-3340
Lewis Ramsey
Branch Manager

Maine Department of Agriculture

Division of Animal & Plant Health
Augusta, ME
207-287-3701
Michele Walsh
State Veterinarian

Maryland Department of Health

Center for Milk & Dairy Product Safety
MD Department of Health
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-767-8660
Kyle Shannon
Chief, Center for Milk & Dairy Product Safety

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

MDPH/BEH Food Protection Program,
305 South Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
617-438-6516
Ellen Fitzgibbons

Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development

Food and Dairy Division
Lansing, MI
906-284-0358
Joe MacPhee
Senior Dairy Inspector

Missouri Department of Agriculture, State Milk Board

State Milk Board
Jefferson City, MO
573-751-3206
Gene Wiseman
Executive Secretary

Nevada Department of Agriculture

Nevada Dairy Commission
405 S 21st Street
Sparks, NV 89431
775-353-3605
Anna Vickrey
Operations Manager - Food Safety

New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services

Dairy Sanitation Program, Food Protection Section
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301-6504
603-419-0932
Charles Metcalf
Supervisor Dairy Sanitation Program

New Jersey Department of Agriculture

Dairy Program & Enforcement
369 S. Warren Street, P.O. Box 330
Trenton, NJ 08625
609-292-6382
Dan Wunderlich

New Jersey Department of Health

Food & Drug Safety
PO Box 369
Trenton, NJ 08625
609-826-4935
Alan Talarsky
Coordinator Health Projects (Milk)

New Mexico Department of Agriculture

Dairy Division
2604 Aztec N.E.
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-841-9425
Dustin Cox
Division Director

New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets

Division of Milk Control & Dairy Services
10B Airline Drive
Albany, NY 12235
518-457-1772
Casey McCue
Director of the Division of Milk Control

Ohio Department of Agriculture

Dairy Division
8995 E. Main Street
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
614-466-5550
Roger Tedrick
Division Chief

Pennsylvania Dept. of Agriculture

Bureau of Food Safety & Laboratory Services
2301 N. Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
717-787-4315
Paul Hoge

Tennessee Department of Agriculture

Food Manufacturing and Warehousing - Dairy
Nashville, TN
615-837-5193
Jimmy Hopper

University of Kentucky, Division of Regulatory Services

Milk Program
103 Regulatory Services Building
Lexington, KY 40546-0275
859-257-2785
Dr. Alan Harrison
Director, Feed and Milk

Utah Department of Agriculture and Food

Division of Regulatory Services, Dairy Compliance
350 N. Redwood Rd., PO Box 146500
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6500
801-538-7145
Cody Huft
Dairy Program Manager

Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, & Markets

Food Safety and Consumer Protection
116 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620-2901
802-828-3836
Elizabeth Flory
Dairy Program Section Chief

Virginia Department of Agricuture & Consumer Services

Office of Dairy and Foods
P.O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
804-786-1452
Carolyn Peterson
Office of Dairy Services

Washington Department of Agriculture

Food Safety Program
1111 Washington Street, P.O. Box 42560
Olympia, WA 98504-2560
360-902-1888
Claudia Coles
Compliance Program Manager, Food Safety Program

West Virginia Bureau of Public Health, Office of Environmental Health Services

Public Health Sanitation Division/Milk Sanitation Program
350 Capitol Street, Room 313
Charlestown, WV 25301
304-356-4342
Richard L Peggs, RS
Program Manager

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection

Division of Food and Recreational Safety
2811 Agriculture Drive
Madison, WI 53718
715-577-8639
Steve Stoner
Food Safety Supervisor