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Who is UPEST?

The Urban Pesticide Education Strategy Team (UPEST)—formerly the Urban Pesticide Initiative—was formed in 1991 by EPA Region 10, state agencies, and Washington State University Extension to jointly address urban pesticide issues.

For more information on the UPEST program please contact any of the following UPEST representatives:
AgencyNameContact
Washington State University ExtensionCarrie Foss (Chair)253-445-4577
cfoss@wsu.edu
Washington State University ExtensionBecky Maguire253-445-4595
hinesre@wsu.edu
Washington State Department of AgricultureKevin Jensen360-902-2044
kjensen@agr.wa.gov
Washington State Department of HealthNancy Bernard360-236-3072
nancy.bernard@doh.wa.gov
Washington State Department of HealthLiz Dykstra360-236-3388
Elizabeth.Dykstra@doh.wa.gov
Washington State Department of HealthJennifer Sievert360-236-3338
jennifer.sievert@doh.wa.gov
Northeast Washington Educational Service District 101Eric Dickson509-789-3518
edickson@esd101.net
King County Hazardous Waste ManagementLarry Holyoke206-263-1638
larry.holyoke@kingcounty.gov
Washington State Department of EcologyPosition to be filled
U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyPosition to be filled