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New Mexico - Plant & Plant Products Export Certification Specialist

The APHIS contact information on this web page is for Plant & Plant Products Exports only.  For Live Animal Exports, other than pets, visit the APHIS Animal Export website. If you are traveling with a pet and need a Health Certificate endorsement, visit the APHIS Pet Travel website.

Plant & Plant Products Exports

Export Certification Specialists: 
Velma Saenz
USDA, APHIS, PPQ
1101 E Hackberry, Suite 300
Kika de la Garza Federal Building
McAllen, TX 78501
Office: (956) 632-5300
Cell: (281) 382-4849
E-mail: Velma.Saenz@usda.gov

Backups:
Amy Loftus (512-383-2473)
Brannen Hardy (501-324-5258)


State Plant Health Director:

Waleska Ramirez
USDA, APHIS, PPQ
270 S. 17th Street
Las Cruces , NM 88005
Phone: (575) 288-3500
Fax: (575) 526-7950 
Email: Waleska.V.Ramirez@usda.gov

Office Manager:

Karla Kekela: (602) 339-1503
Email: Karla.K.Kekela@usda.gov

Associate Executive Director:

Kristian Rondeau (Acting): (970) 494-7563

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