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Pesticides Inspector Staff

Nashville Area - State Headquarters

Porter Building, 436 Hogan Rd., Nashville, TN 37211, Phone: 615-837-5148

  • Kathy Booker, Administrator - 615-837-5133 -kathy.booker@TN.gov.
  • Pesticide Product Registration - For making general-use and restricted-use pesticide products available for sale in Tennessee. Contact: Heather Kirby - 615-837-5187 - heather.kirby@TN.gov
  • Pesticide Dealer Licensing - For selling restricted-use pesticide products in Tennessee. Contact: John Ewell - 615-837-5340 -john.ewell@TN.gov
  • Pesticide Applicator Testing - For commercial certification testing. Contact: Phil Hurst - 615-837-5404 – phil.hurst@TN.gov
  • License Issuance - For establishing and maintaining the right to apply pesticides for a fee in Tennessee. Contact: John Ewell - 615-837-5340 - john.ewell@TN.gov
  • Pesticide Issues - For pesticide enforcement, including consumer related complaints concerning a pesticide application. Contact: Jim Endsley - 615-837-5138 - jim.endsley@TN.gov
  • Certification and Licensing - For use of any general-use and restricted-use pesticides as either a private or commercial applicator, schools approved for points, license exams. Contact: Phil Hurst - 615-837-5404 - phil.hurst@TN.gov
  • Aerial Issuance – For aerial requirements and issuance of decals. Contact John Ewell – 615-837-5340 – John.Ewell@tn.gov
  • Structural Issues – For structural issues pertaining to the application of termiticides. Contact Jerry Seabolt – 615-837-5178 – jerry.seabolt@tn.gov
  • EPA Programs and Pesticide Disposal - For Endangered Species, Groundwater, Pesticide Disposal and Worker Protection including the requirements to train agricultural employees and pesticide handlers. Contact Rich Strickland 615-837-5523 or richard.strickland@TN.gov.
  • Worker Protection Training Verification Cards - For verification of training or to obtain Worker Protection training verification cards to show that training has occurred. Contact: Wilnetia Williams / 615-837-5188 / wilnetia.willimas@tn.gov

EAST TENNESSEE

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  • Buddy Henry, Supervisor; 423-298-2232, Bradley, McMinn, Monroe
  • Renee Anderson, 423-430-5818, Hamilton, Meigs, North GA, Polk, NC
  • Justin Cobb, 615-854-2223, Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, Washington, VA
  • Mark Freeland, 931-261-7453, Anderson, Bledsoe, Loudon, Rhea, Roane, ½ Cumberland, ½ Knox
  • Brent Smith, 865-206-9174, Campbell, Fentress, Morgan, Pickett, Scott, Union, ½Cumberland, ½Knox
  • Bobby Spradlin, 865-207-6510, Blount, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Sevier

MIDDLE TENNESSEE

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  • Jerry Seabolt, Supervisor, 615-812-4344, Davidson
  • Jim Bilbrey, 615-342-9413, Clay, Davidson (A-J), Jackson, Macon, Overton, Putnam, Smith White, Wilson
  • Jessie Craft, 615-454-0382, Davidson (L-Z) Dickson, Hickman, Humphreys, Williamson (A-L)
  • Sabrina Shaw, 615-202-8359, Cheatham, Davidson (3) in Joelton, Houston, Montgomery, Robertson, Stewart, Sumner Trousdale. KY
  • Paul Sizemore, 615-542-2739, Cannon, Dekalb, Marshall, Rutherford, Williamson (M-Z)
  • Charles Wiseman, 931-703-1262, Bedford, Coffee, Franklin, Giles, Grundy, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Marion, Maury, Moore, Perry, Sequatchie, Van Buren, Warren, Wayne, AL

WEST TENNESSEE

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  • Will Spence, Supervisor,  731-225-1564, Crockett
  • Schuyler Bond, 901-233-2928, Fayette, Haywood, Mississippi (G-O), Shelby (G-O)
  • Terry Pritchett, 731-234-6741, Benton, Carroll, Dyer, Gibson, Henry, Lake, Obion, Weakley, Kentucky, Missouri
  • Jamie Ross, 901-233-4402, Shelby (A-F), Tipton (A-C), Arkansas (A-F), Mississippi (A-F)
  • Keith Scantlin, 901-237-0109, Shelby (P-Z), Tipton (D-Z), Arkansas (P-Z), Mississippi (P-Z)
  • Lauren Spry, 731-363-3770, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Hardeman, Hardin, Henderson, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Alabama, Mississippi