DOAG: Bureau of Regulatory Services

Bureau of Regulatory Services
The Bureau of Regulatory Services 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

Food Safety and Agricultural Commodities: 

Wayne Nelson, Representative
Mark Zotti, Representative
Kate Ciarletta, Representative

Katie Yuhas, Representative

Animal Control Division:  
Barbara Godejohn, Officer
Dean Gates, Officer
Richard Gregan, Officer
Nancy Jarvis, 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
Paula Majewski, Office Assistant

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

Executive Assistant to the Director: Dawn Barrett-Walsh 

Bureau Secretary: Charmaine Davis

Hemp Research Pilot Program

Fruit and Vegetable Growers Inspection Programs

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:

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

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

Animal Health: State Veterinarian

Dairy Farms of Distinction: awards for outstanding farms

Milk Safety: milk storage recommendations

Rabies Manual 

West Nile Virus

Agricultural Licensing Unit