Chemical and Biological Controls Division Personnel

Name: Elizabeth Scott Sangine

Title: Director

Responsibilities & Duties

Director of the division responsible for policy development, long term planning, oversight, management and coordination of all activities. Represents the division at interagency policy meetings and international meetings. Technical expert in the chemical and biological areas. Responsible for the quality control and countersigning of CBC licenses, classifications, commodity jurisdictions and license determinations.

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Phone: 202-482-3343

 

Name: Kimberly Orr, DVM, PHD

Title: Senior Biologist

Responsibilities & Duties

Designated Federal Official for the Materials Technical Advisory Committee: point person for BIS pandemic flu taskers. Dr Orr is a technical, regulatory and policy expert in the areas of biological commodities and biological weapons non-proliferation. Dr Orr countersigns cases, identifies and participates in outreach opportunities, and drafts and reviews white papers/proposed regulations.

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Phone: 202-482-4201

 

Name: Scott Hubinger, Ph.D.

Title: Senior Chemist and General Engineer

Responsibilities & Duties

Is a technical, regulatory, and policy expert in the areas of chemicals and chemical equipment, and chemical weapons non-proliferation. Dr. Hubinger drafts and reviews proposals for multilateral export controls and reviews export license applications, industry classification requests, export enforcement licensing determination requests, and USG commodity jurisdiction requests for chemical and biological commodities.

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Phone: 202-482-5223

 

Name: Gene Lewis, Ph.D., P.E.

Title: Engineer

Responsibilities & Duties

Manages the license-application, agency-review process for CBC-related commodities, technology, and equipment controlled by the AG. Dr. Lewis also processes commodity classification requests, license determinations, exodus cases, and commodity jurisdiction requests. He also provides advisory opinions to applicants on EAR/ECCN questions/issues and represents CBC in forums on licensing issues to OEE and other groups. Dr. Lewis is also the SHIELD representative for Commerce.

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Phone: 202-482-6109

 

Name: Betty Lee, Ph.D

Title: Microbiologist

Responsibilities & Duties

Processes commodity classification requests, license determinations, exodus cases, and commodity jurisdiction requests. She also reviews CFIUS cases as the technical liaison for CBC as well as VISA cases for State Dept. as a backup technical liaison. Dr. Lee gives seminar presentations with the Exporter Outreach Services on a regular basis. She also provides advisory opinions to applicants on EAR/ECCN questions/issues, advises CBC management on emerging policy issues, reviews and provides comments on new regulations and draft AG papers, and represents CBC in forums on licensing issues to OEE and other groups.

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Phone: 202-482-5817

 

Name: Timir Misra

Title: Engineer

Responsibilities & Duties

Manages the licensing and classification workload for the division and ensures the license-application and agency-review process operates efficiently for CBC-related commodities, technology, and equipment. Mr. Misra also processes commodity classification requests, license determinations, exodus cases, and commodity jurisdiction requests. He also provides advisory opinions to applicants on EAR/ECCN questions/issues, advises CBC management on emerging policy issues, reviews and provides comments on new regulations and draft AG papers, and represents CBC in forums on licensing issues to OEE and other groups.

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Phone: 202-482-2260

 

Name: Frank Trevino, Jr.

Title: Engineer

Responsibilities and Duties

Mr. Trevino’s professional background is in Solid Rocket Boosters Systems and chemical engineering. He processes commodity classification requests, license determinations, exodus cases, and commodity jurisdiction requests. He also advises CBC management on emerging policy issues, reviews and provides comments on new regulations and supports with projects related to CBC, and represents CBC in forums on licensing issues to OEE and other groups.

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Phone: 202-482-2711

 

Name: Wesley Johnson, Ph.D.

Title: Microbiologist

Responsibilities and Duties

Dr. Johnson’s professional background is in microbial ecology and comparative bacterial genomics. He processes commodity classification requests, license determinations, exodus cases, and commodity jurisdiction requests. He also advises CBC management on emerging policy issues, reviews and provides comments on new regulations and draft AG papers, and represents CBC in forums on licensing issues to OEE and other groups.

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Phone: 202-482-0091