Plants - Contact Us

305 Interlocken Parkway
Broomfield, CO 80021-3484
Phone: (303) 869-9050
Fax: (303) 466-2860

Program Contacts

CDA Plants Division

Wondirad Gebru - Division Director
Phone: (303) 869-9052 Fax: (303) 466-2860

Johannah Baca - Program Assistant to the Division Director
Phone: (720) 281-8417 Fax: (303) 466-2860

Apiary Program

Vacant - Section Chief
Phone: (303) 869-9073 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Contact person for the Apiary Program.

Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey

Kristin Wolfe - Cooperative Pest Survey Coordinator
Phone: (303) 869-9076 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Contact person for Exotic Pest surveys and data.

Emerald Ash Borer

Vacant - Section Chief
Phone: (303) 869-9073 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Contact person for Emerald Ash Borer program.

Export Programs

Vacant - Section Chief
Phone: (303) 869-9070 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Contact person for Phytosanitary Export Certificates, Plant Commodities, Seed, Produce and Plant Quarantines.

Cheryl Smith - Export Certification Specialist
Phone: (303) 869-9073 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Contact person for Phytosanitary Export Certificates, Plant Commodities, Seed and Produce.

Brian Allen - Administrative Assistant
Phone: (303) 869-9071 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Contact person for Applications for Phytosanitary Export Certificates and Certificates of Origin.

Kelly Knuesel - Administrative Assistant
Phone: (303) 869-9072 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Contact person for Applications for Phytosanitary Export Certificates and Certificates of Origin.

Hemp Program

Email the Hemp Program Here: hemp@state.co.us

Brian Koontz - Hemp Program Manager
Phone: (303) 869-9082 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Policy, Laws & Regulations. Inspections and Sampling, Planting & Harvest Reporting, Compliance Questions. 

Jessica Quinn - Registration and Records Coordinator
Phone: (303) 869-9055 Fax: (303) 466-2860
(Pre-Planting Inquiries) Registrations, Applications, Records Requests, HEMP Online Portal (HOP) Assistance.

Rich Guggenheim - Plant Health Certification Program Manager
Phone: (303) 869-9070 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Policy, Laws & Regulations, Certified Seed, Seed & Nursery Law

Import Programs

Vacant - Section Chief
Phone: (303) 869-9070 Fax: (303) 466-2860

Cheryl Smith
Export/Import Certification Specialist
Phone: (303) 869-9073 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Contact person for Phytosanitary Export Certificates, Plant Commodities, Seed and Produce.

Japanese Beetle Program

Vacant - Section Chief
Phone: (303) 869-9073 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Contact person for Contact for the Japanese Beetle Program. Quarantines Program Coordinator.

Nursery Program

Rich Guggenheim - Plant Health Certification Program Manager
Phone: (303) 869-9070 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Contact person for questions regarding the importation of plant commodities, interstate transport of house plants application and permits to move live plant pest and noxious weeds. Also for inspections for insect infestations and inspections for plant diseases.

cda_nursery@state.co.us - Administrative Assistants
Phone: (303) 869-9072 or (303) 869-9071 Fax: (303) 466-2860

Contact person for nursery registrations.

Organic Certification Program

Callie Cooper - Organic Program Manager
Phone: (303) 869-9074 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Contact person for certification questions and program information.

Pam King - Organic Certification Specialist
Phone: (303) 869-9075 Fax (303) 466-2860
Contact person for certification questions and inspections.

Kelly Knuesel - Administrative Assistant
Phone: (303) 869-9072 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Contact person for questions about invoices and renewal documents.

Pesticides Applicator Program

John Scott - Pesticide Programs Section Chief
Phone: (303) 869-9056 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Contact person for Pesticide policy and rules development and Pesticides program oversight.

Matthew Lopez - Enforcement Manager
Phone: (303) 869-9058 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Contact person for complaints of pesticide misapplications.

Neal Kittelson - Pesticide Applicator Coordinator
Phone: (303) 869-9063 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Certification and Training program administrator, Continuing education credit workshops approval, Questions on the Pesticide Applicator Act licensure requirements and worker protection standard related issues.

Adam Overton - Enforcement Specialist
Phone: (303) 869-9059 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Contact person for complaints of pesticide misapplications.

Margie Ortega - Administrative Assistant
Phone: (303) 869-9057 Fax: (303) 466-2860

Carol Barton - Administrative Assistant (Commercial business applicator license and Pesticide sensitivity registry)
Phone: (303) 869-9066 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Contact person for business applicator licenses, registration of limited commercial pesticide applicators and pesticide sensitive registry information.

Charles Smith - Administrative Assistant (Personal License and Applicator Testing)
Phone: (303) 869-9065 Fax: (303) 466-2867
Contact person for the certified operator and qualified supervisor licenses and exams, licensing and examination guide, qualified supervisor licenses, and exams, continuing education workshops, continuing education credits required for license renewal and commercial pesticide applicator workshops.

Connie Yeisley - Administrative Assistant (Private applicator licensing)
Phone: (303) 869-9064 Fax: (303) 466-2867
Contact person for private applicator licensing and registration.

Pesticide Registration

Jolynn Morris - Pesticide Registration Coordinator
Phone: (303) 869-9060
Contact person for complaints regarding pesticide sales and distribution and questions regarding pesticide labels, and questions regarding Pesticide Act requirements, including inspections and enforcement.

Beth Bramer - Administrative Assistant
Phone: (303) 869-9061
Contact person for questions about pesticide product registration.

Restricted Use Pesticide Dealer Licensing

Jolynn Morris - Pesticide Registration Coordinator
Phone: (303) 869-9060 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Contact person for questions about Pesticide dealer licensing.

Seed Potato/Late Blight Quarantine

Cheryl Smith - Program Manager
Phone: (303) 869-9073 Fax: (303) 466-2860
Contact person for the Seed Potato program and the Late Blight Quarantine.

Seed Program

Rich Guggenheim - Plant Health Certification Program Manager
Phone: (303) 869-9070 Fax: (303) 466-2860

cda_nursery@state.co.us - Administrative Assistants
Phone: (303) 869-9072 or (303) 869-9071 Fax: (303) 466-2860