Shellfish Division Staff

Division Of Shellfish Safety (DSS)

Central Office (CO): 804-864-7480

Director & State Standardization Officer:  Danielle Schools

Plant Program Manager:  Sarah Good

GIS Analyst & Classification Assistant:  Daniel Powell, GISP

Waterborne Hazards Program Coordinator:  Margaret Smigo, MENVS

Data Manager/Stat Analyst:  Amani Bassyouni, MPH

Administrative Staff Assistantrt:  Janell Thomas

Shellfish Field Offices

Accomac Field Office (AFO): 757-787-5864

Field Director:  Daniel Miller

Shellfish Specialist Senior:  Ryan Snead

Shellfish Specialist Senior:  Tyler Charnock

Laboratory Specialist:  Jill Northam

Laboratory Specialist:  Patricia Shertenlieb

Kilmarnock Field Office (KFO): 804-577-4007

Field Director:  vacant

Growing Area Manager:  Adam Wood, MS

State Standardization Officer and Shellfish Specialist Senior:  Julia Carrier

Shellfish Specialist Senior:  Jackie Friedman, MS

Shellfish Specialist:  vacant

Laboratory Specialist:  Taylor Hennage

Laboratory Specialist:  Kelsey Dawson

Marine Scientist:  vacant

Norfolk Field Office (NFO): 757-683-8461

Field Director:  Jonathan Dickerson

Shellfish Specialist Senior:  Farah Monis

Shellfish Specialist Senior:  Linda Sakach, MS

Shellfish Specialist:  Cate Turner, MS

Laboratory Evaluation Officer:  Linda McFarland

Laboratory Specialist:  Carmel Saucer

Laboratory Specialist:  Sarah Durham

Shoreline Survey Specialist:  Ian Geeson, MIS

Marine Scientist Supervisor:  Todd Egerton, PhD

Marine Scientist:  Evan Yeargan

 

Shellfish Closure Update Notification Request
If you are interested in receiving notifications of updated shellfish closures, please email the contact information shown below to  daniel.powell@vdh.virginia.gov.

Name
Address
City
State
Zip
Phone Number
Creek or water body name
County or City of water body

Please note this information is not FOIA exempt and is subject to release if requested.

Additional questions should be sent to Daniel Powell, Classification Assistant at daniel.powell@vdh.virginia.gov or Adam Wood, Growing Area Manager at adam.wood@vdh.virginia.gov.