Timothy Drake, Jr.

State Programs Manager, Department of Pesticide Regulation
Department of Pesticide Regulation

Office: 511 Westinghouse Road Pendleton, SC 29670
Phone: 864-646-2153
Email: tdrake@clemson.edu


 Educational Background

Ph.D. Entomology
Clemson University 1997

M.S. Entomology
Clemson University 1987

B.S. Biology
Clemson University 1985

 Courses Taught

-General Biology, Anderson University
-Participated in teaching two Clemson classes related to federal and state pesticide laws and regulations


-Association of American Pesticide Control Officials, National Professional Organization (2000-Present), Board of Directors (2009-Present), President (2014-2015).
-Association of Structural Pest Control Regulatory Officials (2000-Present), Bed Bug Committee, AAPCO Liaison (2011-Present).
-US EPA Certification, Training,and Assessment Group(CTAG)Board,(2004-2008).
-Clemson University Staff Senate President (2008)
-Clemson University Staff Development Program Steering Committee (2008-2014), Chair (2013-14).
-Clemson University Heritage Advisory Committee (1996-Present).
-Clemson University Historic Properties Advisory Committee (2014-Present).
-Pendleton Historic Foundation Board of Directors (1991-Present), Secretary (2014-Present).
-Belton Area Museum Association Board of Directors (2007-Present), served as President and Secretary.
-Anderson County Museum Advisory Committee (County Council appointment)(2012-Present), President (2015-16).
-Pickens County Historical Society, Vice President (2012-Present).
-Pendleton Farmers' Society
-Cambridge Chapter, South Carolina Society Sons of the American Revolution

 Extension and Outreach

Outreach: Routinely give presentations to professional associations in SC and other states related to current state and federal pesticide issues, laws, pests, health and safety, etc. These include the SC Mosquito Control Association, SC Horticultural Industries, SC Bee Keepers Association, SC Arborist Association, SC Aquatic Plant Management Association, Pest Control Associations, and others.