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ISD Staff Spotlight: Kiley Potter helps counties with CDFA agreements

NAME: Kiley Potter YEARS AT CDFA: 15 PROGRAM: Inspection & Compliance Branch Support Team TITLE: Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) – Branch Contract Analyst USUAL DAILY ACTIVITIES: In tandem with raising kids and a small farm, I spend my days working with counties regarding the … Continue reading

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ISD Staff Spotlight: Elisa Gollub supports efforts to connect everyone with fresh, California-grown produce that is accessible and affordable

NAME: Elisa Gollub, Ph.D. YEARS AT CDFA: Almost 2.5 years PROGRAM: Office of Farm to Fork TITLE: Impact & Communications Lead / Research Data Specialist II USUAL DAILY ACTIVITIES: I try to take a walking break or walking meeting most … Continue reading

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ISD Staff Spotlight: Ted Bert is proud to work on a team whose members value and respect each other

NAME: Ted Bert YEARS AT CDFA: 8 PROGRAM: Feed, Fertilizer and Livestock Drugs Regulatory Services (FFLDRS) branch / Feed and Livestock Drugs TITLE: Environmental Scientist USUAL DAILY ACTIVITIES: Day-to-day activities involve routine inspections at firms throughout my area to ensure … Continue reading

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ISD Staff Spotlight: Karina Macias Arroyo

NAME: Karina Macias Arroyo YEARS AT CDFA: 2 PROGRAM: Inspection Services Division (ISD) Administration Unit TITLE: Staff Services Analyst USUAL DAILY ACTIVITIES: Review and submit inter-agency governmental forms, log and file documents, provide weekly updates, work on HR packets when … Continue reading

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ISD Staff Spotlight: Stephen Siegel’s best memories on the job are from collaborating with fellow CAC scientists

NAME: Stephen Siegel YEARS AT CDFA: 24 PROGRAM: Center for Analytical Chemistry – Environmental Safety Laboratory, Environmental Analysis TITLE: Sr. Environmental Scientist (Supervisor) USUAL DAILY ACTIVITIES: During a typical day at the lab, I usually do some organizing/planning, reviewing/releasing sample … Continue reading

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ISD Staff Spotlight: Richard Sang memorable moment is touring fruit processing facility serviced by Shipping Point Inspection

NAME: Richard Sang YEARS AT CDFA: 11 PROGRAM: Inspection & Compliance Branch – Shipping Point Inspection Program TITLE: Staff Services Analyst USUAL DAILY ACTIVITIES: Maintaining the billing system; generating invoices and account statements; performing account reconciliations; maintaining accounts receivable files … Continue reading

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