May 4, 2023

California DPR Director Julie Henderson Joins Salinas Biological Summit

Julie Henderson, Director of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, will bring her agricultural and public health expertise and insight to the Salinas Biological Summit on June 20-21, 2023.

Henderson was appointed as DPR Director in December 2021 after serving as its Acting Director since July that same year. She previously served as the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Deputy Secretary for Public Policy since November 2017. Prior to joining CalEPA, she was a Senior Advisor to Governor Brown and Special Assistant Attorney General at the Office of the Attorney General.

She has led several key initiatives since joining the DPR, including the launch of the Sustainable Pest Management Working Group in 2021, designed to accelerate the systemwide adoption of pest control practices that are both safer and more sustainable.

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