Association of American Pesticide Control Officials

Control Officials

Alabama Idaho Montana Puerto Rico
Alaska Illinois Nebraska Rhode Island
American Samoa Indiana Nevada South Carolina
Arizona Iowa New Hampshire South Dakota
Arkansas Kansas New Jersey Tennessee
California Kentucky New Mexico Texas
Colorado Louisiana New York Utah
Connecticut Maine North Carolina Vermont
Delaware Maryland North Dakota Virgin Islands
District of Columbia Massachusetts Northern Mariana Islands Virginia
Florida Michigan Ohio Washington
Georgia Minnesota Oklahoma West Virginia
Guam Mississippi Oregon Wisconsin
Hawaii Missouri Pennsylvania Wyoming

Control Officials Duties

Since many states have separated duties as a result of federal or state legislation, designated contacts are:

  1. Administrative Control Official – Administratively responsible for pesticide and related programs in the state.
  2. Principal Pesticide Control Official – Primary contact for programs in the state.
  3. Registration Official – Primarily responsible for product registration in the state.
  4. Certification Official – Primarily responsible for the certification of Agricultural applicators in the state.
  5. Certification Official – Primarily responsible for the certification of Residential/Institutional applicators in the state.
  6. Laboratory Official – Primarily responsible for laboratory functions as related to regulatory matters in the state.
  7. Worker Protection – Primarily responsible for implementing worker protection programs under the federal Worker Protection Standard.
  8. Water Quality – Primarily responsible for liaison with state water quality agencies on matters relating to protection of ground and surface waters from pesticide contamination.
  9. Endangered Species – Primarily responsible for implementing federal program for protecting endangered species from pesticides.
  10. Enforcement/Compliance – Primarily responsible for implementing Enforcement/Compliance Program
  11. Field Data – Primarily responsible for field data.
  12. Pesticide Disposal/Container Recycling – Primarily responsible for pesticide disposal and/orcontainer recycling programs in the state.