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Staff Directory

Contact the Statewide Headquarters of the Onsite Sewage Program

  •  850-245-4070



    Mailing Address

    Bureau of Environmental Health, Onsite Sewage Programs 

    4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-08 

    Tallahassee, FL 32399-1710 

Main Line:  850-245-4070
Fax: 850-487-0864

General Questions

If you have any general questions about septic tanks or other onsite sewage treatment and disposal system permits, please contact the Florida Department of Health office in your county.

Florida Department of Health Office in your county contacts

Quality Assurance and Training
Research and Engineering
Office Addresses


Eberhard Roeder, Ph.D., P.E.
Onsite Sewage Programs Section Lead
Environmental Administrator



Robin Eychaner
Rule Development
Environmental Administrator
(850) 245-4093

Ed Williams
Variance Coordinator/Septic Tank Contractor Registration
Environmental Health Program Consultant
/Contractor Registration
(850) 901-6522

David Hammonds/Septic Tank Contractor Enforcement
Standardization/Training/Septic Tank Contractor Enforcement

Environmental Consultant/
(850) 245-4570

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Quality Assurance and Training

Marcelo Blanco
Quality Assurance/ Standardization
Environmental Manager
(850) 491-0850

Kim Duffek
Quality Assurance/Standardization/Product Manual Review
Environmental Consultant 
(850) 251-7503 

Audra Burchfield
Quality Assurance/Standardization/Second Level Review
Environmental Consultant
(850) 509-6494

Orlando Field Office
(407) 317-7172
(407) 317-7328

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Research and Engineering

Debby Tipton
Product Review/Engineering/Product Composition
Environmental Manager

Xueqing Gao, Ph.D.
Research/Product Review/Engineering
Environmental Consultant

Treatment Receptacles/Product Review
Environmental Consultant

Engineering/Product Composition
Environmental Consultant

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Office Addresses

Tallahassee Office:

Department of Health
Bureau of Environmental Health
Onsite Sewage Programs
4052 Bald Cypress Way,
Bin# A08
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1713

Location: (424 kb pdf)
4025 Esplanade Way, Suite 220
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Orlando Office:

Department of Health
Bureau of  Environmental Health
Onsite Sewage Programs
Hurston S. Tower, Suite S-827
400 W. Robinson St.
Orlando, FL 32801

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
Email the Onsite Sewage Programs.

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