Kaci Buhl: PSEP DirectorKaci has led the OSU Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) for five years, after coordinating the National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) for a decade. She serves a national leadership role in the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative (PERC) and its sister project, PERC med. 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. Contact Kaci for questions related to: specific pesticides, the Worker Protection Standard (WPS), and related topics. She can be reached by phone at 541-737-8330.
Jennifer Duringer: PSEP SupervisorEndophyte Service Laboratory.
Jessica Green: PSEP Outreach Coordinator
Brittny Jones: PSEP Educator for Communities
She received her B.S. and M.S. in biology at Austin Peay State University (APSU) and later moved to Texas to complete her Ph.D. in entomology at Texas A&M University (TAMU). Brittny began her career working for TAMU AgriLife Extension Service as an extension program specialist in pesticide safety. Her role was to provide pre-licensing trainings of pests in structural settings, including wood-destroying organisms. Contact Brittny for questions related to: applicator training, manuals
Virginia Balbi: Bi-lingual PSEP Outreach Coordinator.
Virginia coordinates the new Spanish pre-certification program, and participates in recertification courses and webinars. She has a B.S. degree in Agronomy and a Ph.D. in Plant Physiology. Virginia has taught and carried out research in different crops and model systems in universities and research institutions in several countries. Contact Virginia for questions related to: applicator training and resources in Spanish.
Jade Petty: PSEP Education Project Assistant