NameTitleOrganizationEmail
Diana SimmesPesticide Medical Education DirectorUniversity of California Davis Extensiondrsimmes@ucdavis.edu
  • MPH in Maternal and Child Health and Health Law (Boston University)
  • 20+ years experience in public health and applied research including serving in PI and Co-Investigator roles
  • Extensive experience collaborating with healthcare providers including coalition development
  • 15+ years project management experience including quality improvement and patient safety
  • Consultant, invited speaker, and extensive experience in hospital and clinical settings
Suzanne ForsythPERC-med DirectorUniversity of California Davis Extensionspforsyth@ucdavis.edu
  • B.S. in Environmental Toxicology UC Davis; MPH in Public Health UC Berkeley
  • 20 years' experience in serving pesticide regulatory officials and stakeholders at the tribal, state and federal levels
  • Experience as a pesticide registration chemist, water quality specialist, and risk assessment associate bringing subject matter specificity to her work in pesticide safety education
  • Currently serves as Coordinator for the Tribal Pesticide Program Council (TPPC)
  • 18 years successfully managed the nationally acclaimed Pesticide Regulatory Education Program (PREP)
  • In 2014 honored with Life Membership to the American Association of Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO)
Kaci BuhlPERC-med Deputy DirectorOregon State Universitykaci.buhl@oregonstate.edu
  • Oregon Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) Coordinator
  • Associate Professor of Practice in the EMT Department
  • 3 years as the Western Region Director of the AAPSE
  • 10 years as the Project Coordinator at the National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC)
  • Worked in pesticide enforcement and incident coordination at the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA)

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