DOAG: Bureau of Regulatory Services

Bureau of Regulatory Services
The Bureau of Regulation and Inspection enforces laws relating to milk safety, and, in the domestic animal realm, deals with animal control, animal population control, importation, and health issues. The Bureau also plays a critical role in the control of rabies in Connecticut. 

Director:  Bruce A. Sherman, DVM, MPH

Assistant Director:  Wayne Kasacek

State Veterinarian: Mary Jane Lis, MS, DVM, PhD

Agricultural Commodities:  Wayne Nelson, Representative

Animal Control Division:  Raymond Connors, Supervisor
Barbara Godejohn, Officer
Dean Gates, Officer
Richard Gregan, Officer
Nancy Jarvis, Officer
Linda Wenner, Officer

Animal Health Division:
Mary Joaquin, Representative
Tim McGuire, Representative
James Sullivan, Representative

Animal Population Control Program & Licensing Unit 
Paula Butler, Licensing and Applications Specialist
Janet Smith, Processing Tech
Paula Majewski, Office Assistant

Milk Safety Division:
James Allyn, Representative
Elizabeth Hall, Representative
Kurt Nieminen, Representative
Chris Stroker, Representative

CT Animal Traceability System (CAT): Elizabeth Hall, Program Representative


Visit the following links for information that fall under the purview of the Bureau of Regulation and Inspection:

Agricultural Commodities: animal feeds, pet foods, seeds, fertilizer, eggs apples

Animal Control: domestic animals, kennels, pet stores, animal bites, rabies

Animal Health: State Veterinarian

Animal Population Control: dog and cat spay/neuter, vaccinations, application to license dogs, vehicle "pet" plate, feral cat grant program, low income spay/neuter program

Dairy Farms of Distinction: awards for outstanding farms

Milk Safety: milk storage recommendations

Rabies Manual 

West Nile Virus

Agricultural Licensing Unit