Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Dr. Mark Prescott, Representative

Mark Prescott, Vice President APHIS

Welcome to the APHIS page on the AFSA website. AFSA became the exclusive representative for the Foreign Service employees of the Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service in 2013. Dr. Prescott is the APHIS Representative on the 2015-2017 AFSA Governing Board.

Mark can be reached at

United States Dept. of Agriculture
Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service

4700 River Road, Unit 65
Riverdale, MD 20737-1234

Telephone: (301) 851-3814
Fax: (301) 734-4862


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  • The right to negotiate collective bargaining agreements;
  • To be consulted on any changes in government wide or agency matters affecting our rights or benefits;
  • To negotiate the implementation of management actions, and
  • To seek appropriate relief via the grievance system for members adversely affected by management actions.