"From the Director"
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I am pleased to welcome new faces and promotions at the Department of Pesticide Regulation. Each of them brings a combination of expertise, enthusiasm and inquiring minds which will greatly enrich our team. Read more, PDF (285 kb) »
With great pride and a touch of sadness, the Department of Pesticide Regulation said farewell and good luck to Maria Paz, who has spent the past four months with us as a Polanco Fellow Read more, PDF (290 kb) »
It was an honor being sworn in Feb. 21 as director of the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) by California Environmental Protection Agency Secretary Matt Rodriquez. I was especially proud to have my wife, Tina Cannon Leahy, and her parents, Pauline and Jim Nevins, there to share this honor. Looking Forward, PDF (40 kb) »