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Fish Health Collectors List

6 NYCRR Part 188.2 (leaves DEC website) Fish Health Inspections requires that fish sent to laboratories for disease testing need to be collected by an independent qualified inspector that meet certain criteria. The table below lists people that meet the independent qualified inspector requirements and have received training in a fish collection workshop.

Fish Health Collectors List
Name Affiliation Phone Assigned Counties Email
Frattini, Steve Cornell University 607-253-3393
Getchell, Rod Cornell University 607-253-3393
Groocock, Geof Cornell University 607-253-3393
Walker, Ashleigh Cornell University 607-253-3393
Bishop, Daniel DEC 607-753-3095
Connerton, Mike DEC 315-654-2147
Everard, James DEC 607-753-3095
Loukmas, Jeff DEC 518-402-8897
Prindle, Scott DEC 607-753-3095, x204
Todd, Michael DEC 716-851-7010
Clancy, Mike DEC 716-372-0645
Famiglietti, Patricia NYS
Department of
Agriculture & Markets
585-261-5844 Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario,
Orleans, Wayne
Herrman, Eloise NYS
Department of
Agriculture & Markets
845-325-2162 Columbia,Dutchess, Greene, Nassau, Orange, Putnam,
Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester,
New York City Area
Holmes, Elizabeth NYS
Department of
Agriculture & Markets
518-321-5002 Albany, Hamilton, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady,
Warren, Washington
Holowka, Annette NYS
Department of
Agriculture & Markets
518-321-5001 Albany, Clinton, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton,
Hamilton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer,
St. Lawrence, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren,
Johnson, Cricket NYS
Department of
Agriculture & Markets
585-704-1839 Genesee, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Wayne
Toth, Debra L. NYS
Department of
Agriculture & Markets
607-760-5989 Chenango,Delaware,Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery,
Otsego, Schoharie
Volpe, Kim NYS
Department of
Agriculture & Markets
845-325-3076 Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Westchester,
Willsey, Amy NYS
Department of
Agriculture & Markets
518-225-4628 Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Nassau, Putnam,
Suffolk, Ulster, Westchester, Bronx, Kings, New York,
Queens, Richmond
Carsten, Seth SUNY Morrisville 315-837-4703
Diehl, Ryan SUNY Morrisville 315-684-6423