APPENDIX 1—INTERVIEWED INDIVIDUALS

Ahmad, Khawaja N.

Supervisory VMO

USDA-APHIS-VS, JFK Airport

Akey, Dr. Bruce

Acting State Veterinarian

NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets

Becker, Margaret

Officer in Charge

CDC NYC Quarantine Station

Becker, Margaret

Deputy Commissioner

NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets

Blumensaadt, Sena

Acting Officer in Charge

CDC Chicago Quarantine Station

Ehart, Robert

 

National Association of State Departments of Agriculture

Dailey, Terrence

Officer in Charge

CDC Atlanta Quarantine Station

Dick, Jerre

Associate Deputy

USDA, APHIS, VS

Drew, Anthony

Officer in Charge

CDC Miami Quarantine Station

Dwyer, Susan

Officer in Charge

CDC San Francisco Quarantine Station

Houck, Dr. Peter

Quarantine Medical Officer

CDC Seattle Quarantine Station

Marty, Michael

Officer in Charge

CDC Los Angeles Quarantine Station

Mitruka, Dr. Kiren

Medical Officer

CDC Miami Quarantine Station

Riley, Lucinda

Director of Agriculture

DHS U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Tapia, Dr. Robert

Officer in Charge

CDC Hawaii Quarantine Station

Thomas, Lee Ann

Director (Live Animal)

USDA, APHIS, VS, NCIE

APPENDIX 2—LINES OF INQUIRIES

Inquiries for CDC
  1. Please describe the various personnel and their respective agencies involved with prevention/mitigation of public health threats originating from animals entering the United States through the U.S. quarantine stations. What are their specific roles and responsibilities?

  • CDC’s Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ):

  • USDA/Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS):

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP):

  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS):

  • Other personnel:

  1. What is the relationship between the APHIS staff with the CDC/DGMQ staff at our ports of entry?

  • Is there a protocol for when Q-station CDC/DGMQ staff would call in the APHIS staff or vice versa?

  • Are there challenges in implementing the above protocol?



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