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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

How to Contact Us

Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey Program (CAPS)

Below is a listing of CAPS program personnel for Florida. Please note that since CAPS is a cooperative program, most counties will be covered by both a state as well as a federal representative. Check the listings below to contact either representative for your local area.

How to contact us

Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (FDACS),
 Division of Plant Industry

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA),
 Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ)

Leroy Whilby, DPM
Bureau Chief of Entomology Nematology and Plant Pathology
Gainesville
1-888-397-1517 Helpline 
(352) 395-4600 (Helpline Number, Outside of the United States)
DPIHelpline@FreshFromFlorida.com

Paul Hornby
State Plant Health Director
Gainesville
(352) 313-3040

 

Catherine Marzolf
Assistant State Plant
Health  Director
Gainesville
(352) 313-3040

Eric LeVeen, DPM
State Survey Coordinator
Gainesville
(352) 395-4649

James "Jim" Walker
CAPS Pest Survey Liason
SITC Area Manager
Gainesville
(352) 313-3045

Bradley Danner
Pest Survey Specialist
North Florida Region
Gainesville
(352) 395-4650

Robert Leahy
Pest Survey Specialist
North Florida Region
Gainesville
(352) 395-4793

Glen Gardner
GIS/Mapping Specialist
Gainesville
(352) 395-4656

 

Position Vacant
Pest Survey Specialist
West Florida Region
Palmetto
(941) 705-4546

Doug Restom Gaskill
Pest Survey Specialist
West Florida Region
Palmetto
(941) 723-8916

Kevin Everhart
Agriculture Technician
West Florida Region
Palmetto
(941) 737-1700

Brian Saunders
Pest Survey Specialist
Central and East
Florida  Region
Orlando
(407) 825-4233

Position Vacant
Agriculture Technician
West Florida Region
Palmetto
(352) 258-4241 

Position Vacant
Agricultural Technician
Central and East
Florida Region
Orlando
(407) 825-4233

Jake Farnum
Pest Survey Specialist
South Florida Region
Miami 
(786) 732-8942

Roger Blanco
Agricultural Technician
South Florida Region
Florida City
(863) 441-4833

Cyndi Moncrief
Information Specialist
Gainesville
(352) 395-4648

 

Krystal Ashman
Laboratory Technician
Gainesville
(352) 395-4756

Julieta Brambila
Entomologist Identifier
Eastern Region US
Gainesville
(352) 395-4792