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Teresa Marks
Acting Director

Teresa Marks, Chief Deputy Director

Teresa Marks was appointed Chief Deputy Director of the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) in June 2016 by Governor Brown. Prior to that Marks served as principal advisor to the administrator for unconventional oil and gas at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from 2015 to 2016 and director at the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality from 2007 to 2014.

She has also held several positions in the Arkansas Attorney Generalís Office from 1995 to 2007, was supervising attorney at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law's Legal Clinic, served as a deputy prosecuting attorney in the Office of the Pulaski County Arkansas Prosecuting Attorney, and was a teacher for the Tuckerman Arkansas School District.