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ANIMAL HEALTH & DIAGNOSTIC COMMISSION (AHDC) MEMBERS

Russell C. Redding, Chairman
Secretary of Agriculture
Department of Agriculture
2301 North Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17110
Phone: 717-772-2852, rredding@pa.gov or nmcrone@pa.gov

Dr. Brian K. Reed, Vice Chair
Field Investigation Committee 
Agricultural Veterinary Association
137 E. 28th Division Highway, Lititz, PA 17543
Phone: 717-625-4212, bcreed@ptd.netbcreeddvm@outlook.com
Appointed: June 5, 2018  Term Expires: June 5, 2022

Dr. James Holt
Equine Committee Chairman
Brandywine Veterinary Services
251 Barneston Road, Honey Brook, PA  19344
Phone: 610-942-9863, Cell: 610-496-1620, drjimholt@gmail.com
Appointed: June 5, 2018  Term Expires: June 5, 2022

Dr. Meghann Pierdon
Research Committee Chair
University of Pennsylvania
1240 Sagerville Road, Bainbridge, PA  17502
Phone: 717-576-5011, mpierdon@vet.upenn.edu
Appointed: December 15, 2021  Term Expires: December 15, 2025

Mr. Duane L. Hertzler
Dairy Cattle Producer
Dairy Cattle Chairman, Moo Echo Farms, Inc.
4733 Rock Hollow Road, Loysville, PA 17047
Phone: 717-789-3070, Cell: 717-215-4375, mooecho@embarqmail.com
Appointed: June 5, 2018  Term Expires: June 5, 2022

Mrs. Sheryl Long Vanco
Dairy Cattle Producer, Conneauttee Holsteins
2195 Route 950, Bear Lake, PA  16402
Phone: 814-489-7921, vancofarms@gmail.com
Appointed: June 5, 2018  Term Expires: June 5, 2022

Ms. Amanda Butterfield
1264 Maple Valley Road
Meyersdale, PA, 15552, 
Phone: 765-730-9302, amcbutterfield@gmail.com
Appointed: March 30, 2022  Term Expires: March 30, 2026

Mr. James A. Shirk
1645 Silver Valley
East Earl, PA 17519
Phone: 717-989-2089, jim.shirk@ceva.com
Appointed: December 15, 2021   Term Expires: December 15, 2025

Mr. Richard Shiffler
600 Early's Mill Road
Hummelstown, PA 17036
Phone: 717-269-8611, shiffler51@gmail.com
Appointed: March 28, 2018  Term Expires: March 28, 2022

Mr. E. Scott Augsburger
164 Strasburg Pike
Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: 717-940-1872, laurelridgepc@gmail.com
Appointed: April 17, 2018  Term Expires: April 17, 2022

Vacant
Acting Secretary of Health
PA Department of Health
Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, PA Department of Health
625 Forster St., Room 933
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Designee: Dr. Betsy Schroeder
State Public Health Veterinarian
Phone: 717-547-3493, beschroede@pa.gov

Honorable Elder Vogel, Jr.
Senate Majority Chairman
Agriculture and Rural Affairs 
457 Main Capitol Building, Harrisburg, PA  17120
Designee: Ms. Cara Laudenslager
Phone: 717-787-3076, evogel@pasen.govclaudenslager@pasen.gov

Honorable Judith Schwank
Senate Minority Chairman
Agriculture and Rural Affairs 
352 Main Capitol Building, Senate Box 203018, Harrisburg, PA  17129-3018
Designee: Mr. William Evans
Phone: 717-787-8925, wgevans@pasenate.com

Honorable Dan Moul
Majority Chairman, Agriculture and Rural Affairs 
House of Representatives
113 Ryan Building, Harrisburg, PA  17120
Designee: Ms. Kerry Golden
Phone: 717-787-3396, dmoul@pahousegop.comkgolden@pahousegop.com

Honorable Eddie Day Pashinski
Minority Chairman
Agriculture and Rural Affairs 
House of Representatives
300 Main Capitol Building, Harrisburg, PA  17120-2118
Designee: Destiny Zeiders
Phone: 717-787-5143, dzeiders@pahouse.net


Administrative support (non-voting members):

Dr. Kevin Brightbill, Executive Director
Bureau Director
PA Department of Agriculture
Animal Health and Diagnostic Services
2301 North Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: 717-705-1626, kebrightbi@pa.gov

Jeff Warner
Deputy Secretary for Animal Health and Food Safety
PA Department of Agriculture
2301 North Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: 717-787-8992, jefwarner@pa.gov

Dr. Alex Hamberg
Assistant Director
PA Department of Agriculture
Animal Health and Diagnostic Services
2301 North Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: 717-783-2200, ahamberg@pa.gov