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U.S. Codex Steering Committees: Membership

POLICY COMMITTEE

Chair 

Mr. Brian Ronholm
Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety
U.S. Department of Agriculture
227-E Jamie Whitten Building
Washington, DC 20250

Executive Secretariat 

Ms. Mary Frances Lowe
Manager for U.S. Codex
U.S. Department of Agriculture
4861 South Building
Washington, DC 20250
MaryFrances.lowe@fsis.usda.gov

Members 

Mr. Alfred Almanza
Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety and Acting Administrator, Food Safety and Inspection Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
331-E Jamie Whitten Building
Washington, DC 20250

Ms. Anne L. Alonzo
Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service 
U.S. Department of Agriculture 
Agricultural Marketing Service 
1400 Independence Ave, SW
Room 3071-S
Washington, DC 20250

Dr. Bernadette Dunham
Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
7519 Standish Place, MPN4
Rockville, MD 20855

Mr. Jim Jones
Assistant Administrator
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
William Jefferson Clinton Building
1200 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20460

Ambassador Jimmy Kolker 
Office of Global Health Affairs 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 
200 Independence Ave SW, Room 639H 
Washington, DC 20201

Mr. Michael Landa
Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
5100 Paint Branch Parkway, HFS-1
College Park, MD 20740-3835

Ambassador Charles H. Rivkin 
Assistant Secretary of State
Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs
U.S. Department of State
2201 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20520

Ambassador Darci Vetter
Chief Agriculture Negotiator
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
600 17th St. NW
Washington, DC 20508

Mr. Michael Taylor
Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 
10903 New Hampshire Avenue 
Silver Spring, MD 20903

Mr. Josh Teitelbaum
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles and Apparel 
U.S. Department of Commerce 
International Trade Commission 
Washington, DC 20230

Mr. Bryce Quick
Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services
U.S. Department of Agriculture
1400 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20250

Mr. Gary Woodward
Deputy Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs
U.S. Department of Agriculture
228-W Jamie Whitten Building
1400 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20250

Dr. Catherine Woteki
Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics
U.S. Department of Agriculture
214-W Jamie Whitten Building
Washington, DC 20250

TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

Chair 

Ms. Mary Frances Lowe
Manager for U.S. Codex
U.S. Department of Agriculture
4861-South Building
Washington, DC 20250
MaryFrances.lowe@fsis.usda.gov

Members 

Ms. Camille Brewer 
Director of International Affairs
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
U.S. Food and Drug Administration 
Camille.Brewer@fda.hhs.gov

Mr. Travis Coberly 
Foreign Affairs Officer 
U.S. Department of State
2201 C Street NW 
EEB/TPP/ABT, Room 4470 
Washington, DC 20520 
CoberlyT@state.gov

Julia Doherty
Senior Director for SPS Affairs
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
600 17th St. NW
Washington, DC 20508
Julia_Doherty@ustr.eop.gov

Ms. Jane Doherty
Office of International Coordination
Food Safety and Inspection Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
1400 Independence Ave., SW, rm 3143-S
Washington, DC 20250
Jane.Doherty@fsis.usda.gov

Mr. E. Spencer Garrett
Laboratory Director
National Marine Fisheries Service
U.S. Department of Commerce/NOAA
705 Convent Street
Pascagoula, MS 39567
Spencer.garrett@noaa.gov

Dr. Arthur Liang
Assistant Director for Food Safety
Centers for Disease Control, NCID, DBMD
Mail Stop A-38
1600 Clifton Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30333
apl1@cdc.gov

Mr. Robert Macke
Assistant Deputy Administrator
International Trade Policy
Foreign Agricultural Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
1400 Independence Ave, SW 
Room 5920-S 
Washington, DC 20250 
Robert.Macke@fas.usda.gov

Ms. Erin Morris
Associate Deputy Administrator
Agricultural Marketing Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture 
1400 Independence Ave, SW 
Room 3077-S 
Washington, DC 20250
Erin.morris@usda.gov

Mr. Byron Reilly
Director, Departmental Initiatives and International Affairs
Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration
U.S. Department of Agriculture 
1400 Independence Ave, SW 
Washington, DC 20250
Byron.E.Reilly@usda.gov

Mr. Jim Rice 
Director, Office of Consumer Goods 
International Trade Administration 
U.S. Department of Commerce 
1401 Constitution Ave, NW 
Washington, DC 20230
Jim.Rice@Trade.Gov

Dr. Sally Schneider
National Program Leader
Horticulture, Pathogens and Germplasm
U.S. Department of Agriculture 
Agricultural Research Service
5601 Sunnyside Ave. Room 4-2218
Beltsville, MD 20705-5139
Sally.Schneider@ars.usda.gov

Dr. Merton V. Smith
Assistant to the Director
Center for Veterinary Medicine
U.S. Food and Drug Administration 
7519 Standish Place 
Rockville, MD 20855
Merton.smith@fda.hhs.gov

Ms. Daniella Taveau
Program Manager
Sanitary and Phytosanitary Affairs Technical Barriers to Trade
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
1201 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC, 20004
Taveau.daniella@epa.gov

Ms. Mary Lou Valdez
Associate Commissioner for International Programs
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
15A55 Parklawn Building
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
Marylou.valdez@fda.hhs.gov

Last Modified Nov 18, 2014