Specialty Crops Inspection (SCI) Division has a headquarters office in Washington, DC and two administrative regional offices which include 45 field offices and five federal program managers nationwide. Each office provides services to a defined geographic area.
National Office (Headquarters):
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service, Fruit and Vegetable Program, SCI Division
Room 1536, South Building
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20250
Division Director: Lorenzo A. Tribbett
Associate Director, Inspection Services:
Associate Director, Inspection Operations:
Nathaniel “Chip” Taylor
Audit Services Branch: Ken Peterson
Contract Services Branch: Richard Boyd
Federal/State Inspection Management Branch:
Standardization Branch: Robin Chilton
Training Branch: Carl Newell
Click on the links below for information on the SCI Eastern and Western Regional Offices, and their associated field offices.