Vermont Pesticide Advisory Council (VPAC)

The Vermont Pesticide Advisory Council (VPAC) is established by, and part of, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets. Members of the council, except those public members appointed by the governor, shall be qualified individuals who, by experience and training, are knowledgeable in one or more areas associated with pest control.  This council shall review insect, plant disease, weed, nematode, rodent, noxious wildlife and other pest control programs within the state to assess the effect of such programs on human health and comfort, natural resources, water, wildlife, and food and fiber production, and where necessary make recommendations for greater safety and efficiency.


Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation - Rick Levey
Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife - Eric Palmer
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets - Cary Giguere
Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation - Barbara Schultz
Vermont Department of Health - Razelle Hoffman-Contois (Chair)
Vermont Agency of Transportation - Andy Shively

University of Vermont Extension Service - Sid Bosworth
University of Vermont Experiment Station - Ann Hazelrigg

University of Vermont Medical School (vacant)
Governor Appointed Public Member (Environmental/Health) - Elizabeth Royer
Governor Appointed Public Member (Agriculture) - Catherine Ballard



September 26, 2018

Time: 9am - noon  in the Ottauquechee Room M205

at the National Life Building

1 National Life Drive Montpelier Vermont


Agenda to be determined

For anyone attending the VPAC meeting please arrive 15 minutes early so you can sign in with security. 


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