PACA Contacts

National Headquarters

Business Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

Judith W. Rudman, Director

U.S. Department of Agriculture
AMS, Fair Trade Practices Program, PACA Division
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Stop 0242, Room 1510-S
Washington, DC 20250-0242
Telephone: 877-622-4716 (toll free)  or  202-720-4180 (local)
Fax: 202-690-4413

Dispute Resolution Branch

Email: PACAdispute@ams.usda.gov

John A. Koller, Chief
Email: john.koller@ams.usda.gov
Telephone: 202-720-2890

Investigative Enforcement Branch

Travis Hubbs, Chief
Email: Travis.Hubbs@ams.usda.gov
Telephone: 202-720-6873
Email:PACAInvestigations@ams.usda.gov

National License Center

Business Hours: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Eastern Time

Email: PACALicense@ams.usda.gov

James Bright, Chief
Email: James.Bright@ams.usda.gov

U.S. Department of Agriculture
AMS, Fair Trade Practices Program, PACA Division
National License Center
1400 Independence Ave. SW
Room 1522-S
Washington, DC 20250-0242
Telephone: 800-495-7222 (toll free)  or 202-260-8556 (local)
Fax: 202-260-8575

Western Regional Office

Business Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (Nov. - March); Pacific Standard Time (April - Oct.)

Patrick P. Romero, Regional Director
Email: patrick.romero@ams.usda.gov

Brian D. Wright, Assistant Regional Director|
Email: BrianD.Wright@ams.usda.gov

U.S. Department of Agriculture
AMS, Fair Trade Practices Program, PACA Division
Tucson Federal Building, Room 7 T
300 West Congress Street
Tucson, AZ 85701-1319
Telephone: 800-495-7222 (toll free) Ext. #5  or  520-879-4361 (local)
Fax: 520-670-4798

States and territories served by the Tucson, Arizona office:

  • Arizona
  • Alaska
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota
  • Oregon
  • South Dakota
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Central Regional Office

Business Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Central Time

Jeff Spradlin, Regional Director
Email: Jeffrey.Spradlin@ams.usda.gov

Dean K. Johnson, Assistant Regional Director
Email: Dean.Johnson2@ams.usda.gov

U.S. Department of Agriculture
AMS, Fair Trade Practices Program, PACA Division
819 Taylor Street
Suite 8B02
Fort Worth, Texas 76102-9727
Telephone: 800-495-7222 (toll free) Ext. #4  or  817- 978-0777 (local)
Fax: 817- 978-0786

States and territories served by the Fort Worth, Texas office:

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Oklahoma
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Wisconsin

Eastern Regional Office

Business Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

Basil W. Coale, Regional Director
Email: basil.coale@ams.usda.gov

Mary J. Mitchell, Assistant Regional Director
Email:  MaryJ.Mitchell@ams.usda.gov

U.S. Department of Agriculture
AMS, Fair Trade Practices Program, PACA Division
100 Riverside Parkway, Suite 101
Fredericksburg, VA 22406
Telephone: 800-495-7222 (toll free) Ext. #3  or  540-376-6022 (local)
Fax: 540-373-2690

States and territories served by the Fredericksburg, Virginia office:

  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia
  • Guam
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Puerto Rico
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Virginia
  • Vermont
  • West Virginia