GOVERNOR'S PESTICIDE COUNCIL

Amy E. Brown, Ph.D., Chair (chosen by Governor)

Appointed by Governor to 3-year terms: T. Mark Fuchs; Diana Post, V.M.D.; Carolyn M. Roeding; James E. Slater, Jr.; Craig J. Strobel. Terms expire 2001.

Ruth Berlin; Larry R. Dorsey; Thomas C. Ellwanger; Raymond L. Fritz; Raymond E. Suarez. Terms expire 2002.

Kimberly L. Coble; Robert Dean Halman; Gordon Weed Mella, M.D.; M. Garry Schnappinger, Ph.D.; one vacancy. Terms expire 2003.

Appointed by Senate President: J. Lowell Stoltzfus

Appointed by House Speaker: Paul S. Stull

Appointed by Chancellor, University System of Maryland: Amy E. Brown, Ph.D.

Ex officio: Henry A. Virts, D.V.M., Secretary of Agriculture; Jane T. Nishida, Secretary of the Environment; Georges C. Benjamin, M.D., Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene; Sarah J. Taylor-Rogers, Ph.D., Secretary of Natural Resources; Nancy S. Grasmick, Ph.D., State Superintendent of Schools.

Staff: Mary Ellen Setting

c/o Pesticide Regulation Section
Office of Plant Industries & Pest Management
Dept. of Agriculture
50 Harry S Truman Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401 - 8960
(410) 841-5710
e-mail: settingm@mda.state.md.us
fax: (410) 841-2765


Annual Report to Governor.

In response to concern about the use of pesticides and their potentially damaging effects on people, wildlife, and the Chesapeake Bay watershed, the Governor established the Governor's Pesticide Council in January 1990 (Executive Order 01.01.1990.02). The Council reviews pesticide management programs and recommends actions to safeguard the health of citizens and the environment. Pesticide manufacture, transport, storage, use, and disposal also are considered by the Council. In addition, the Toxics Management Strategy of the Chesapeake Bay Agreement is evaluated by the Council (Executive Order 01.01.1993.21; Executive Order 01.01.1997.05).

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