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@usda.gov

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

Investigative Enforcement Branch

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

National License Center

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

Email: PACALicense@usda.gov

Mary J. Mitchell, Chief
Email: MaryJ.Mitchell@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@usda.gov

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

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

Vacant, Assistant Regional Director

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