Kaci Buhl: PSEP Director 

Kaci Buhl

She coordinated the National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) for ten years, and serves a national leadership role in the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative (PERC). Kaci was a Pesticide Investigator at ODA, where she investigated complaints and worked with applicators to improve their practices. Kaci is a licensed Pesticide Consultant with training in entomology, pesticide toxicology, and IPM. Kaci can be reached at Kaci.Buhl@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-8330.


Kathy DeBellis: PSEP Operations Manager

Kathy's academic/professional interests include pesticide safety and administration with emphasis in program/organizational development. She has been involved with Pesticide Recertification courses for over six years. She is also actively involved with various OSU groups: Search Advocate, TRIAD, Student Recognition/Awards, and Leadership Collaborative. Kathy is passionate about Pesticide Safety. Kathy has worked on the Recertification courses  and has her Masters degree in Social Work. Kathy can be reached at Kathy.DeBellis@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-8393.


Daniella Whanger: PSEP Coordinator - Recertification

Daniella Whanger graduated from Oregon State University with a B.S in Public Health and a B.A. in Spanish. She plans to continue for her Master’s in the near future. She is a trained bilingual trainer of the Worker Protection Standard. Currently, she is working to coordinate the recertification courses for Oregon pesticide applicators across the state. Daniella can be reached at Daniella.Whanger@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-6257.


Sean Perez: PSEP Coordinator - Worker Protection Standard

He is an OSU alumni with a background in Microbiology and Chemistry. He spent over 5 years working at the National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) communicating the science behind pesticides to the public, professionals, and regulator in both English and Spanish. Coordinated with other Oregon Pesticide agencies and regulators to provide Train-the-Trainer courses throughout Oregon as a Master Trainer. Sean can be reached at Sean.Perez@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-8711.


Crystal Ybarra: PSEP Student Intern - Outreach Coordinator 

PSE Student Outreach Coordinator and second year grad student pursuing a Master's in Public Health with a concentration in Environmental and Occupational Health and a minor in Toxicology. Passionate about worker safety, different chemical exposures in various occupational settings, and the toxicokinetics involved with such exposures. Active duty Navy since September 2010 and has completed three deployments between the Sixth and Seventh Fleets. Made rank of Petty Officer First Class in seven years and was selected for a Commissioning program one month after being pinned to E-6. This program is allowing her to attend Oregon State University under orders to pursue an MPH, then return to the Fleet after graduation to continue to serve in the field of public health as an Environmental Health Officer. Crystal can be reached at OregonStatePSEP@gmail.com or 541-737-5958.
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