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Water Quality Standards Program Staff Contacts

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Water Quality Standards Program Contacts 

Contact Phone      

Daryll Joyner, Program Administrator 
Administers and directs the activities of the Water Quality Standards Program, which includes the Standards Development Section and the Aquatic Ecology and Quality Assurance Section. 

850-245-8431

Ashley Phillips, Administrative Assistant II

850-245-8346

Standards Development Section Contacts 

Contact Phone        

Kenneth Weaver, Environmental Administrator
Directs water quality standards rule development and implementation for changes in classification (designated uses), water quality criteria, Site Specific Alternative Criteria, antidegradation policy, and Outstanding Florida Waters. Coordinates with EPA on water quality standards issues including human health criteria and the Triennial Review of Florida’s water quality standards.

850-245-8414

Garry Payne, Environmental Manager
Water quality standards development including Site Specific Alternative Criteria and Reclassification review, dissolved oxygen criteria implementation, environmental data interpretation, and statistical analysis.

850-245-8423

Janet Klemm, Environmental Specialist III 
Rulemaking, Site Specific Alternative Criteria, application, and history for Outstanding Florida Waters, surface water classifications and reclassifications, and surface water quality criteria development.

850-245-8427

Talia E. Smith,  Environmental Specialist II
Rulemaking, Site Specific Alternative Criteria, Reclassification petition review and processing, surface water quality criteria development, and marine biological assessment methods.

850-245-8068

Kaitlyn Sutton, Environmental Consultant
Rulemaking, Site Specific Alternative Criteria, Reclassification petition review and processing, human health criteria development, and other surface water quality criteria development.

850-245-8819

Kayla Merrill, Environmental Specialist II

Rulemaking, Site Specific Alternative Criteria, Reclassification petition review and processing, surface water quality criteria development, and marine biological assessment methods.

850-245-8429

Quality Assurance and Bioassessment Contacts

Aquatic Ecology and Quality Assurance Section

Contact Phone

Nia Wellendorf, Environmental Administrator 
Administers the Quality Assurance, training, and bioassessment programs, and conducts special studies in support of water quality standards development.

850-245-8190

Joy Jackson, Environmental Manager 
Bioassessment development and training, experimental study design, field sampling and audits, and the review, interpretation, and reporting of environmental data.

850-245-8074

Ashley O’Neal, Environmental Consultant
Bioassessment development and training, field sampling and audits, Quality Assurance support, and the review, interpretation and reporting of environmental data.

850-245-8070

Jennifer Claypool, Environmental Specialist III 
Quality Assurance support for the DEP QA Rule (Chapter 62-160, F.A.C.), QA contact for The NELAC Institute, Florida Department of Health Environmental Laboratory Certification Program, and EPA Region 4, Alternative Method Applications, field and laboratory audits, DEP SOP training.

850-245-8473

Sarah Noble, Environmental Specialist II 
Field sampling coordination, data management, technical support for wetland and plant projects, field sampling and audits.

850-245-8533

Kristen Sapp, Environmental Consultant
Quality Management Plan and QA Competency coordinator, review QA plans, contracts and grants QA assistance, DEP QA officer liaison, QA report to the secretary, field and laboratory audits, data analysis, data usability assessments, DEP SOP training.

850-245-8686

Jessica Patronis, Environmental Specialist III
Bioassessment development and training, field sampling and audits, Quality Assurance support, and the review, interpretation and reporting of environmental data.

850-245-8980

Jennifer Piacente, Environmental Specialist III
Field sampling and audits, Quality Assurance support, and the review, interpretation and reporting of environmental data, field and laboratory audits, data analysis, data usability assessments, DEP SOP training.

850-245-8073

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November 18, 2019 - 9:29am

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