Lacey Act Staff Officer, Quarantine Policy Analysis and Support
APHIS Plant Protection and Quarantine
Mr. Lougee has been working for the Quarantine Policy Analysis and Support (QPAS) division of Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) for the past five years as a program analyst. During that time Mr. Lougee has worked on several pest risk and international trade issues, including the Asian Gypsy Moth program and the most recent Lacey Act Amendment. Prior to coming to the USDA, Mr. Lougee spent two years living in southern Mexico teaching and performing volunteer work. Mr. Lougee attended the University of Maryland, acquiring a degree in GIS with a minor in Spanish Translation.