Wildland Fire Smoke Contacts

Use the drop-downs to view a map, and click on a map region to see the information for that region. Need to correct or add contacts, use the following link to submit a request: Wildland Fire Smoke Contacts Update Request Form.

National Smoke Contacts by Agency

Click on the agency logo in the map to navigate to the national contact for that agency.

 

USDA Forest Service

Peter Lahm (Air Resource Specialist)
Fire & Aviation Management
USDA Forest Service 
Washington DC
(202) 205-1084 
peter.lahm[at]usda.gov

 

DOI Bureau of Land Management

David Mueller (Natural Resource Specialist)
National Interagency Fire Center
Boise, ID
(208) 387-5151
dmueller[at]blm.gov

 

DOI National Park Service

Mark Fitch (Smoke Management Specialist)
National Interagency Fire Center
Boise, ID
(208) 387-5230
mark_fitch[at]nps.gov

 

DOI Fish and Wildlife Service

Lou Ballard
National Interagency Fire Center
Boise, ID
(208) 387-5584
lou_ballard[at]fws.gov

 

DOI Bureau of Indian Affairs

TBD

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Vera Kornylak (OAQPS RTP)
(919) 541-4067
kornylak.vera[at]epa.gov 

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maria C. Mirabelli, PhD, MPH (Epidemiologist)
Asthma and Community Health Branch
National Center for Environmental Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(770) 488-0799
zif7[at]cdc.gov


Ambarish Vaidyanathan, PhD, MSEnvE (Health Scientist)
Asthma and Community Health Branch
National Center for Environmental Health 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(770) 488-3997
rishv[at]cdc.gov


Federal, State, Tribe, and Local Contacts by State

Click on a state to navigate to the list of federal, state, tribe, and local contacts for that state.

 

WashingtonOregonCaliforniaAKHIIdahoNevadaUtahArizonaMontanaWyomingColoradoNew MexicoNorth DakotaSouth DakotaNebraskaKansasOklahomaTexasMinnesotaIowaMissouriArkansasLouisianaWisconsinIllinoisMichiganIndianaKentuckyTennesseeMississippiAlabamaOhioFloridaMaineVermontNew YorkPennsylvaniaWest VirginiaVirginiaNorth CarolinaSouth CarolinaGeorgiaNew HampshireNew HampshireMassachusettsRhode IslandConnecticutNew JerseyDelewareMarylandMarylandDistrict of Columbia

 

 

Alabama

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Rick Gillam (Environmental Engineer/Air Modeler)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-9049
gillam.rick[at]epa.gov

Scott Davis (Chief, Air Planning and Implementation Branch)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-9019
davis.scott[at]epa.gov

Mike Moeller (Physical Scientist)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-8985
moeller.michael[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Pleasant McNeel
Forest Service Region 8
pleasant.mcneel[at]usda.gov
(404) 638-4813

State

Leigh Bacon (Meteorological Section)
AL Dept. of Environmental Management
(334) 270-5689
lbb[at]adem.alabama.gov

Sabrina Blakely (Environmental Scientist)
AL Dept. of Environmental Management
(334) 270-5664
sblakely[at]adem.alabama.gov

John Goff
Alabama Forestry Commission
John.Goff[at]forestry.alabama.gov

Alabama State Resources

State of Alabama Smoke Management Program

 

Alaska

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Vacant (AK State Fuels Specialist)
907-356-5862

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Michael McGown
EPA Region 10
(208) 378-5764
mcgown.michael[at]epa.gov

State

Molly Birnbaum (Air Quality Program Manager)
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
(907) 269-4913
molly.birnbaum[at]alaska.gov

Robert Schmoll
Alaska Division of Forestry
(907) 356-5850
Robert.Schmoll[at]alaska.gov

 

Arizona

DOI - Bureau of Indian Affairs

Shaina White (Environmental Protection Specialist - Smoke Management)
(602) 379-6798 or (602) 363-4912
shaina.white[at]bia.gov

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Carrie Dennett (Fuels Program Lead)
(602) 417-9215

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Meredith Kurpius
EPA Region 9
(415) 947-4534
kurpius.meredith[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Ron Sherron (Air Quality Specialist)
Forest Service Region 3
ronald.sherron[at]usda.gov
(602) 771-2277

Will Basye
Forest Service Region 3
William.basye[at]usda.gov
(505) 842-3115

State

Brad Busby (Air Monitoring and Assessment Section Manager)
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
(602) 771-7676
bb4[at]azdeq.gov

John Truett
Department of Forestry and Fire Management
JohnTruett[at]azsf.gov

 

Arkansas

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Craig Carroll
EPA Region 6
(214) 665-2220
carroll.craig[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Chuck Sams (Eastern and Southern Regional Air Quality Program Manager)
Forest Service Region 8
Charles.sams[at]usda.gov
(404) 347-4083

State

Heinz Braun (Compliance Branch Manager, Office of Air Quality)
Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
(501) 982-0756
braun[at]adeq.state.ar.us

Stephen Ratley (Emergency Reponse Coordinator, Office of Operations)
Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
(501) 682-0716
ratley[at]adeq.state.ar.us 

Scott Reed
Arkansas Department of Agriculture
Marcus.reed[at]agriculture.arkansas.gov

Arkansas State Resources

Arkansas Smoke Management Guidelines

 

California

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Vacant (CA State Fuels Specialist)
(916) 978-4431

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Meredith Kurpius
EPA Region 9
(415) 947-4534
kurpius.meredith[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Trent Procter (RO Air Program Manager)
Forest Service Region 5
trent.procter[at]usda.gov
(559) 784-1500 ext. 1114

State

Dar Mims
California Air Resources Board
(916) 322-7454
dar.mims[at]arb.ca.gov

Charles Pearson (Incident Air Monitoring Section Manager)
California Air Resources Board
(916) 322-7054
charles.pearson[at]arb.ca.gov

Joe Tyler
CAL FIRE
joe.tyler[at]fire.ca.gov

 

Colorado

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Tim Mathewson (BLM CO Meterologist)
(303) 445-4309

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Duane Newell
EPA Region 8
(303) 312-6129
newell.duane[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Mike Broughton (Smoke Management Coordinator)
Forest Service Region 2
michael.broughton[at]usda.gov
(303) 275-5243

Brian Keating (Assistant Director for Fuels and Fire Ecology)
Forest Service Region 2
brian.e.keating[at]usda.gov
(303) 275-5307

State

Scott Landes (Smoke Management Program Supervisor)
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
(303) 692-3255
scott.landes[at]state.co.us

Greg Stasinos (Response and Operations Section Chief)
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
(303) 692-3023 or (303) 598-9033
greg.stasinos[at]state.co.us

Kirk Will
Division of Fire Prevention and Control
(720) 556-5100
kirk.will[at]state.co.us

 

Connecticut

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

No BLM regions in this state.

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Anne McWilliams
EPA Region 1
(617) 918-1697
mcwilliams.anne[at]epa.gov

State

Helene Hochholzer
Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
helene.hochholzer[at]ct.gov 

 

Delaware

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

No BLM regions in this state.

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Mike Towle
EPA Region 3
(215) 814-3272
towle.michael[at]epa.gov

State

Ben Anderson (Environmental Scientist/State Scientific Support Coordinator)
Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
(302) 739-9404
Bennett.Anderson[at]delaware.gov

Jamie Bethard (Emergency, Prevention, and Response Chief)
Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
(302) 739-9404
jamie.bethard[at]state.de.us

Kyle Hoyd
Delaware Department of Agriculture
Kyle.Hoyd[at]state.de.us 

 

District of Columbia

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

No BLM regions in this area.

State

Jayne Deichmeister (Acting Chief of Emergency Operations)
District of Columbia Department of Energy & Environment
(202) 535-2262
jayne.deichmeister[at]dc.gov

 

Florida

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Rick Gillam (Environmental Engineer/Air Modeler)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-9049
gillam.rick[at]epa.gov

Scott Davis (Chief, Air Planning and Implementation Branch)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-9019
davis.scott[at]epa.gov

Mike Moeller (Physical Scientist)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-8985
moeller.michael[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Pleasant McNeel
Forest Service Region 8
pleasant.mcneel[at]usda.gov
(404) 638-4813

State

Tammy Eagan (Environmental Consultant)
Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection
850) 717-9022
tammy.eagan[at]floridadep.gov

Hastings Read (Program Adminstrator)
Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection
(850) 717-9017
Hastings.Read[at]dep.state.fl.us

Mark A. Roberts (Special Projects Administrator 2)
Miami-Dade County, Florida - DERM
(305) 372-6650
mark.roberts[at]miamidade.gov

Bryan Williams
Florida Forest Service
Bryan.Williams[at]FreshFromFlorida.com

Florida State Resources

Florida's Certified Smoke Management Plan

 

Georgia

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Rick Gillam (Environmental Engineer/Air Modeler)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-9049
gillam.rick[at]epa.gov

Scott Davis (Chief, Air Planning and Implementation Branch)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-9019
davis.scott[at]epa.gov

Mike Moeller (Physical Scientist)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-8985
moeller.michael[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Chuck Sams (Eastern and Southern Regional Air Quality Program Manager)
Forest Service Region 8
Charles.sams[at]usda.gov
(404) 347-4083

State

James Boylan (Manager- Planning and Support Program)
GA Environmental Protection Division
(404) 363-7014
James.Boylan[at]dhr.ga.gov

Dan Chan
Georgia Forestry Commission
dchan[at]gfc.state.ga.us

Dika Kuoh (Assistant Chief, Air Protection Branch)
GA Environmental Protection Division
(404) 363-7115
dika.kuoh[at]dnr.ga.gov

Tao Zeng (Modeler III
GA Environmental Protection Division)
(404) 363-7092
tzeng[at]dnr.ga.gov

Georgia State Resources

Basic Smoke Management Plan and MOU

 

Hawaii

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

No BLM regions in this state.

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Meredith Kurpius
EPA Region 9
(415) 947-4534
kurpius.meredith[at]epa.gov

State

Michael Walker
Department of Land and Natural Resources
michael.j.walker[at]hawaii.gov

 

Idaho

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Glen Burkhardt (ID State Fuels Specialist)
(208) 373-4047

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Michael McGown
EPA Region 10
(208) 378-5764
mcgown.michael[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Jill Webster (AD, Air Quality Programs)
Forest Service Region 1
jill.webster[at]usda.gov
(406) 329-3672

Seth Morphis
Forest Service Region 1
seth.morphis[at]usda.gov 
(406) 329-3524

Linda Chappell (Intermountain Fuels Program Specialist)
Forest Service Region 4
Linda.Chappell[at]usda.gov
(801) 625-5505

State

Mark Boyle (Smoke Management Coordinator)
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
(208) 666-4607
mark.boyle[at]deq.idaho.gov

Josh Harvey
Idaho Department of Lands
(208) 666-8686
jharvey[at]idl.idaho.gov

 

Illinois

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Michelle Becker
EPA Region 5
(312) 886-3901
becker.michelle[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Jeremy Ash (Air Resource Specialist)
Forest Service Region 9
jeremy.ash[at]usda.gov 
(414) 297-1902

State

Tom Wilson
Illinois Department of Natural Resources
tom.wilson[at]illinois.gov

 

Indiana

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Michelle Becker
EPA Region 5
(312) 886-3901
becker.michelle[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Jeremy Ash (Air Resource Specialist)
Forest Service Region 9
jeremy.ash[at]usda.gov 
(414) 297-1902

State

D. Bridges
Indiana Department of Natural Resources
dbridges[at]dnr.in.gov 

Matt Hollinger (Senior Environmental Manager)
Indiana Department of Environmental Management
(317) 234-3533
mhollin[at]idem.IN.gov

 

Iowa

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

No BLM regions in this state.

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Michael Jay
EPA Region 7
(913) 551-7460
jay.michael[at]epa.gov

State

Gail Kantak 
Wildland Fire Supervisor
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
(515) 233-8067
gail.kantak[at]dnr.iowa.gov

 

Kansas

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Lisa Bye (NM State Smoke Specialist)
(505) 954-2191
lbye[at]blm.gov

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Michael Jay
EPA Region 7
(913) 551-7460
jay.michael[at]epa.gov

State

Mark Neely
Kansas Forest Service
mneely[at]ksu.edu

 

Kentucky

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Rick Gillam (Environmental Engineer/Air Modeler)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-9049
gillam.rick[at]epa.gov

Scott Davis (Chief, Air Planning and Implementation Branch)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-9019
davis.scott[at]epa.gov

Mike Moeller (Physical Scientist)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-8985
moeller.michael[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Melanie Pitrolo (Air Quality Specialist)
Forest Service Region 8
melanie.pitrolo[at]usda.gov
(828) 257-4213

State

Kessley Baker
Kentucky Division of Forestry
kessley.baker[at]ky.gov

Jennifer Miller (Environmental Control Supervisor)
KY Dept. for Environmental Protection - Division for Air Quality
(502) 782-6708 
JenniferF.Miller[at]ky.gov

 

Louisiana

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Craig Carroll
EPA Region 6
(214) 665-2220
carroll.craig[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Chuck Sams (Eastern and Southern Regional Air Quality Program Manager)
Forest Service Region 8
Charles.sams[at]usda.gov
(404) 347-4083

State

Don Smith (Forest Protection Division, Chief)
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry
(225) 925-4500
dpsmith[at]ldaf.state.la.us


Bret Lane (Forest Protection Division, Forestry Program Director)
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry
(225) 925-4500
bret_l[at]ldaf.state.la.us   


Robert McCormick (Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal)
(225) 276-4886
robert.mccormick[at]la.gov


Butch Browning (Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal)
 State Fire Marshal
(225) 806-0803
butch.browning[at]la.gov

 

Maine

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Anne McWilliams
EPA Region 1
(617) 918-1697
mcwilliams.anne[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Ralph Perron (Physical Scientist)
Forest Service Region 9
ralph.perron[at]usda.gov
(603) 536-6228

State

Joe Mints
Maine Forest Service
Joe.mints[at]maine.gov

Kent  Nelson (Fire Prevention Specialist)
Maine Forest Service
(207) 287-4989
kent.nelson[at]maine.gov

 

Maryland

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Mike Towle
EPA Region 3
(215) 814-3272
towle.michael[at]epa.gov

State

Geoff Donahue (Director, Emergency Planning & Preparedness)
Maryland Department of Environment 
(410) 537-3868
geoffrey.donahue[at]maryland.gov

Monte Mitchell
Maryland Forest Service
(410) 260-8503 
monte.mitchell[at]maryland.gov

 

Massachusetts

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

No BLM regions in this state.

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Anne McWilliams
EPA Region 1
(617) 918-1697
mcwilliams.anne[at]epa.gov

State

David Celino (Chief Fire Warden)
Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation
(508) 326-2403
david.celino[at]state.ma.us

 

Michigan

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Michelle Becker
EPA Region 5
(312) 886-3901
becker.michelle[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Trent Wickman (Air Resource Specialist)
Forest Service Region 9
trent.wickman[at]usda.gov 
(218) 626-4372

State

Robert Irvine (Environmental Manager)
Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy
(517) 284-6749
irviner[at]michigan.gov

 

Minnesota

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Michelle Becker
EPA Region 5
(312) 886-3901
becker.michelle[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Trent Wickman (Air Resource Specialist)
Forest Service Region 9
trent.wickman[at]usda.gov 
(218) 626-4372

State

Daniel Dix (Environmental Research Scientist)
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
(651) 757-2326
daniel.dix[at]state.mn.us

William “BJ” Glesener
Department of Natural Resources
(218) 322-2709
bill.glesener[at]state.mn.us

 

Mississippi

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Rick Gillam (Environmental Engineer/Air Modeler)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-9049
gillam.rick[at]epa.gov

Scott Davis (Chief, Air Planning and Implementation Branch)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-9019
davis.scott[at]epa.gov

Mike Moeller (Physical Scientist)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-8985
moeller.michael[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Pleasant McNeel
Forest Service Region 8
pleasant.mcneel[at]usda.gov
(404) 638-4813

State

Keith Head (Chief of Air Monitoring Branch)
MS Dept. of Environmental Quality
(601) 961-5577
khead[at]mdeq.ms.gov

Randy Giachelli
Mississippi Forestry Commission
rgiachelli[at]mfc.ms.gov

Mississippi State Resources

Mississippi Voluntary Smoke Management Guidelines

Cooperative Agreement between MDEQ and MFC

 

Missouri

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Michael Jay
EPA Region 7
(913) 551-7460
jay.michael[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Jeremy Ash (Air Resource Specialist)
Forest Service Region 9
jeremy.ash[at]usda.gov 
(414) 297-1902

State

Ben Webster
Missouri Department of Conservation
ben.webster[at]mdc.mo.gov

 

Montana

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Pat Harty (Montana/Dakotas State Fuels Specialist)
(406) 896-2911

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Duane Newell
EPA Region 8
(303) 312-6129
newell.duane[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Jill Webster (AD, Air Quality Programs)
Forest Service Region 1
jill.webster[at]usda.gov
(406) 329-3672

Seth Morphis
Forest Service Region 1
seth.morphis[at]usda.gov 
(406) 329-3524 

State

Dave Klemp (Air Quality Bureau Chief)
Montana Department of Environmental Quality
(406) 444-0286

Tim Spoelma
Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation
(406) 542-4343
tspoelma[at]mt.gov

 

Nebraska

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Tim Mathewson (BLM CO Meterologist)
(303) 445-4309

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Michael Jay
EPA Region 7
(913) 551-7460
jay.michael[at]epa.gov

State

Matt Holte
Nebraska Forest Service
(402) 472-6060
mholte2[at]unl.edu

 

Nevada

DOI - Bureau of Indian Affairs

Shaina White (Environmental Protection Specialist - Smoke Management)
(602) 379-6798 or (602) 363-4912
shaina.white[at]bia.gov

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Tim Theison (NV State Fuels Specialist)
(775) 861-6524

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Meredith Kurpius
EPA Region 9
(415) 947-4534
kurpius.meredith[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Linda Chappell (Intermountain Fuels Program Specialist)
Forest Service Region 4
Linda.Chappell[at]usda.gov
(801) 625-5505

State

Ron Bollier
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
rbollier[at]forestry.nv.gov

Sheryl Fontaine (Air Monitoring Supervisor)
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
(775) 687-9359
sfontaine[at]ndep.nv.gov

Nevada State Resources

Smoke Management Program

DEP Smoke Management webpage

Washoe County Health District Prescribed Fire webpage

 

New Hampshire

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

No BLM regions in this state.

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Anne McWilliams
EPA Region 1
(617) 918-1697
mcwilliams.anne[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Ralph Perron (Physical Scientist)
Forest Service Region 9
ralph.perron[at]usda.gov
(603) 536-6228

State

Douglas Miner (Captain)
New Hampshire Division of Forests & Lands
(603) 227-8734
Douglas.Miner[at]dncr.nh.gov

Brad Simpkins
Division of Forests and Lands
Brad.Simpkins[at]nh.gov 

 

New Jersey

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

No BLM regions in this state.

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Eric Mosher
EPA Region 2
(732) 906-6850
mosher.eric[at]epa.gov

State

Greg McLaughlin
Department of Environmental Protection
Gregory.McLaughlin[at]dep.nj.gov

 

New Mexico

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Lisa Bye (NM State Smoke Specialist)
(505) 954-2191
lbye[at]blm.gov

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Craig Carroll
EPA Region 6
(214) 665-2220
carroll.craig[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Josh Hall (Air and Water Quality Specialist)
Forest Service Region 3
Joshua.hall[at]usda.gov
(505) 438-5430

Will Basye
Forest Service Region 3
William.basye[at]usda.gov
(505) 842-3115

State

Jacob Davidson (Wildlife Management Department, Habitat Manager)
New Mexico Department of Game & Fish
(505) 476-8112 
Jacob.davidson[at]state.nm.us

Mark Meyers (Surface Resources Division, Forester)
New Mexico State Land Offce
(503) 827-4453
mkmeyers[at]slo.state.nm.us

Vernon Mullur
New Mexico State Forestry
(505) 690-1069
vernonj.mullur[at]state.nm.us

Jeff Phillips (Operations Unit Manager)
New Mexico Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management 
(505) 238-3596
jeffs.phillips[at]state.nm.us 

New Mexico State Resources

Albuquerque Open Burn Program webpage

 

New York

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

No BLM regions in this state.

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Eric Mosher
EPA Region 2
(732) 906-6850
mosher.eric[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Ralph Perron (Physical Scientist)
​​​​​​​Forest Service Region 9
ralph.perron[at]usda.gov
(603) 536-6228

State

Dylan Keenan
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
(518) 402-8403
Dylan.Keenan[at]dec.ny.gov

 

North Carolina

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

No BLM regions in this state.

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Rick Gillam (Environmental Engineer/Air Modeler)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-9049
gillam.rick[at]epa.gov

Scott Davis (Chief, Air Planning and Implementation Branch)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-9019
davis.scott[at]epa.gov

Mike Moeller (Physical Scientist)
​​​​​​​EPA Region 4
(404) 562-8985
moeller.michael[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Melanie Pitrolo (Air Quality Specialist)
​​​​​​​Forest Service Region 8
melanie.pitrolo[at]usda.gov
(828) 257-4213

State

Jeff Francis (Ambient Air Monitoring Program Manager)
Mecklenburg County, NC, Air Quality
(980) 314-3361
jeff.francis[at]mecklenburgcountync.gov

Michael Pjetraj (Deputy Director)
NC Dept. of Environmental Quality - Divison of Air Quality
(919) 707-8497
michael.pjetraj[at]ncdenr.gov

Cabe Speary
NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
cabe.speary[at]ncagr.gov

Randy Strait (Attainment Planning Supervisor)
NC Dept. of Environmental Quality - Divison of Air Quality
(919) 707-8497
randy.strait[at]ncdenr.gov

North Carolina State Resources

The North Carolina Smoke Management Program

Memorandum of Understanding between NCDEQ DAQ and NCDA&CS

 

North Dakota

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Pat Harty (Montana/Dakotas State Fuels Specialist)
(406) 896-2911

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Duane Newell
​​​​​​​EPA Region 8
(303) 312-6129
newell.duane[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Jill Webster (AD, Air Quality Programs)
Forest Service Region 1
jill.webster[at]usda.gov
(406) 329-3672 

State

Ryan Melin
North Dakota Forest Service
(701) 220-1475
ryan.melin[at]ndsu.edu

Terry O'Clair (Air Quality Director)
North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality
(701) 328-5188
toclair[at]nd.gov

 

Ohio

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

No BLM regions in this state.

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Michelle Becker
EPA Region 5
(312) 886-3901
becker.michelle[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Jeremy Ash (Air Resource Specialist)
Forest Service Region 9
jeremy.ash[at]usda.gov 
(414) 297-1902

State

Greg Guess
Division of Forestry
greg.guess[at]dnr.state.oh.us

Holly Kaloz (Environmental Specialist 2)
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
(614) 644-3632
holly.kaloz[at]epa.ohio.gov

 

Oklahoma

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Lisa Bye (NM State Smoke Specialist)
(505) 954-2191
​​​​​​​lbye[at]blm.gov

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Craig Carroll
​​​​​​​EPA Region 6
(214) 665-2220
carroll.craig[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Chuck Sams (Eastern and Southern Regional Air Quality Program Manager)
Forest Service Region 8
Charles.sams[at]usda.gov
(404) 347-4083

State

Andy James (Fire Management & Field Operations Assistant Director/Fire Management Chief)
Oklahoma Forestry Service
(405) 823-6742
andy.james[at]ag.ok.gov 


Jennifer Handley (Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality)
(800) 522-0206 
Jennifer.handley[at]deq.ok.gov 


Drew Daily (Fire Management & Field Operations Staff)
Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, & Forestry 
(405) 431-9476
drew.daily[at]ag.ok.gov 

Oklahoma State Resources

2013 Smoke Management Plan

DEQ Smoke Management webpage

 

Oregon

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

William Begay  (OR/WA Smoke Specialist)
(503) 808-2390

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Michael McGown
​​​​​​​EPA Region 10
(208) 378-5764
mcgown.michael[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Rick Graw (Air Quality Program Manager)
Forest Service Region 6
rick.graw[at]usda.gov
(503) 808-2918

State

Peter Brewer (Wildfire Smoke Response Coordinator )
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
(541) 633-2004
peter.brewer[at]state.or.us


Nick Yonker (Smoke Management Program Manager)
Oregon Department of Forestry        
(503) 945-7451
nick.j.yonker[at]oregon.gov

 

Pennsylvania

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

No BLM regions in this state.

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Mike Towle
​​​​​​​EPA Region 3
(215) 814-3272
towle.michael[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Ralph Perron (Physical Scientist)
​​​​​​​Forest Service Region 9
ralph.perron[at]usda.gov
(603) 536-6228

State

Mike Kern
Pennsylvania State Bureau of Forestry
mikern[at]pa.gov 

Brian Moore (Director of Emergency Response)
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
(717) 787-5715
briamoore[at]pa.gov

 

Rhode Island

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

No BLM regions in this state.

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Anne McWilliams
​​​​​​​EPA Region 1
(617) 918-1697
mcwilliams.anne[at]epa.gov

State

Olney Knight
Rhode Island Forest Environment Division
olney.knight[at]dem.ri.gov

 

South Carolina

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Rick Gillam (Environmental Engineer/Air Modeler)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-9049
gillam.rick[at]epa.gov

Scott Davis (Chief, Air Planning and Implementation Branch)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-9019
davis.scott[at]epa.gov

Mike Moeller (Physical Scientist)
​​​​​​​EPA Region 4
(404) 562-8985
moeller.michael[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Chuck Sams (Eastern and Southern Regional Air Quality Program Manager)
Forest Service Region 8
Charles.sams[at]usda.gov
(404) 347-4083

State

Robert J. Brown Jr. (Division Director)
SC DHEC EA Bureau of Air Quality
(803) 898-4105
brownrj[at]dhec.sc.gov

Darryl Jones
South Carolina Forestry Commission
DJones[at]scfc.gov

South Carolina State Resources

Smoke Management Guidelines for Vegetative Debris Burning

Memorandum of Understanding between DHEC and the SC Forestry Commission​​​​​​​

 

South Dakota

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Pat Harty (Montana/Dakotas State Fuels Specialist)
(406) 896-2911

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Duane Newell
​​​​​​​EPA Region 8
(303) 312-6129
newell.duane[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Mike Broughton (Smoke Management Coordinator)
Forest Service Region 2
michael.broughton[at]usda.gov
(303) 275-5243

Brian Keating (Assistant Director for Fuels and Fire Ecology)
Forest Service Region 2
brian.e.keating[at]usda.gov
(303) 275-5307

State

Jay Esperance
Division of Wildland Fire
jay.esperance[at]state.sd.us

Brian Gustafson (Air Quality Director)
South Dakota Department of Environment & Natural Resources
(605) 773-3151
brian.gustafson[at]state.sd.us

 

Tennessee

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Rick Gillam (Environmental Engineer/Air Modeler)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-9049
gillam.rick[at]epa.gov

Scott Davis (Chief, Air Planning and Implementation Branch)
EPA Region 4
(404) 562-9019
davis.scott[at]epa.gov

Mike Moeller (Physical Scientist)
​​​​​​​EPA Region 4
(404) 562-8985
moeller.michael[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Chuck Sams (Eastern and Southern Regional Air Quality Program Manager)
Forest Service Region 8
Charles.sams[at]usda.gov
(404) 347-4083

State

Martie Carpenter (Deputy Director of Field Office Operations)
State of TN - Air Pollution Control
(865) 594-5566
martie.carpenter[at]tn.gov

Wade Waters
Tennessee Division of Forestry
Wade.Waters[at]tn.gov

 

Texas

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Lisa Bye (NM State Smoke Specialist)
(505) 954-2191
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​lbye[at]blm.gov

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Craig Carroll
​​​​​​​EPA Region 6
(214) 665-2220
carroll.craig[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Chuck Sams (Eastern and Southern Regional Air Quality Program Manager)
Forest Service Region 8
Charles.sams[at]usda.gov
(404) 347-4083

State

Cynthia Foster (Planning And Preparedness Department Head, Forest Resource Protection Division)
Texas A&M Forest Service
(979) 218-2313
cfoster[at]tfs.tamu.edu 

Amancio Gutierrez (Work Leader-Program Support Section)
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
(512) 239-3770
amancio.gutierrez[at]tceq.texas.gov 

 

Utah

DOI - Bureau of Indian Affairs

Shaina White (Environmental Protection Specialist - Smoke Management)
(602) 379-6798 or (602) 363-4912
shaina.white[at]bia.gov

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Paul Corrigan (UT Smoke and Air Quality Specialist)
(801) 440-1350

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Duane Newell
​​​​​​​EPA Region 8
(303) 312-6129
newell.duane[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Linda Chappell (Intermountain Fuels Program Specialist)
​​​​​​​Forest Service Region 4
Linda.Chappell[at]usda.gov
(801) 625-5505

Paul Corrigan (Utah Interagency Smoke Coordinator)
Forest Service Region 4
paul.corrigan[at]usda.gov
(801) 440-1350

State

Bryce Bird (Director)
Utah Department of Environmental Quality
(801) 536-4064
bbird[at]utah.gov

Paul Corrigan
Division of Air Quality
(801) 536-4027
paulcorrigan[at]utah.gov

Utah State Resources

Smoke Management Plan

Utah State Smoke Management webpage

 

Vermont

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

No BLM regions in this state.

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Anne McWilliams
​​​​​​​EPA Region 1
(617) 918-1697
mcwilliams.anne[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Ralph Perron (Physical Scientist)
​​​​​​​Forest Service Region 9
ralph.perron[at]usda.gov
(603) 536-6228

State

Lars Lund (State Forest Fire Supervisor)
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
(802) 777-4188
lars.lund[at]vermont.gov


Chris Price (Monitoring Data Unit Manager)
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
(217) 557-0177
chris.price[at]illinois.gov

 

Virginia

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Mike Towle
​​​​​​​EPA Region 3
(215) 814-3272
towle.michael[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Melanie Pitrolo (Air Quality Specialist)
​​​​​​​Forest Service Region 8
melanie.pitrolo[at]usda.gov
(828) 257-4213

State

John Giese (PREP Program Manager)
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
(804) 698-4287
john.giese[at]deq.virginia.gov

Fred Turck
Virginia Department of Forestry
fred.turck[at]dof.virginia.gov

 

Washington

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

William Begay  (OR/WA Smoke Specialist)
(503) 808-2390

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Michael McGown
​​​​​​​EPA Region 10
(208) 378-5764
mcgown.michael[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Janice Peterson (Air Quality Specialist for NF's in WA)
​​​​​​​Forest Service Region 6
janice.peterson[at]usda.gov
(206) 732-7845

State

David Grant (Environmental Planner)
Washington Department of Ecology
(360) 407-6978
david.grant[at]ecy.wa.gov


Karen Arnold (Fuels Management and Fire Regulations Manager)
Washington Department of Natural Resources   
(360) 902-1315
karen.arnold[at]dnr.wa.gov 

Washington State Resources

Smoke Management Plan

Colville Tribes Air Quality webpage

 

West Virginia

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Mike Towle
​​​​​​​EPA Region 3
(215) 814-3272
towle.michael[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Jeremy Ash (Air Resource Specialist)
Forest Service Region 9
jeremy.ash[at]usda.gov 
(414) 297-1902

State

Rusty Joins (Chief of WVDEP Homeland Security and Emergency Response Unit)
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
(304) 558-5938
Rusty.T.Joins[at]wv.gov

Walt Jackson
West Virginia Department of Forestry
walt.g.jackson[at]wv.gov 

 

Wisconsin

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Mike Boomer (Eastern States Fire Management Officer)
(601) 919-4663

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Michelle Becker
EPA Region 5
(312) 886-3901
becker.michelle[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Trent Wickman (Air Resource Specialist)
​​​​​​​Forest Service Region 9
trent.wickman[at]usda.gov 
(218) 626-4372

State

Olivia Salmon (Air Policy Analyst)
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources 
(608) 264-9219
olivia.salmon[at]wisconsin.gov

Michele Witecha
Division of Forestry
 (608) 333-3664
michele.witeha[at]wisconsin.gov

 

Wyoming

DOI - Bureau of Land Management

Vacant (WY State Fuels Specialist)
(307) 775-6443

US - Environmental Protection Agency

Duane Newell
​​​​​​​EPA Region 8
(303) 312-6129
newell.duane[at]epa.gov

USDA - Forest Service

Mike Broughton (Smoke Management Coordinator)
Forest Service Region 2
michael.broughton[at]usda.gov
(303) 275-5243

Brian Keating (Assistant Director for Fuels and Fire Ecology)
Forest Service Region 2
brian.e.keating[at]usda.gov
(303) 275-5307

Linda Chappell (Intermountain Fuels Program Specialist)
​​​​​​​Forest Service Region 4
Linda.Chappell[at]usda.gov
(801) 625-5505

State

Ryan Beavers (Smoke Management Coordinator)
Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
(307) 777-6126
ryan.beavers[at]wyo.gov

Anthony Schultz
Wyoming State Forestry Division
(307) 286-6315
anthony.schultz[at]wyo.gov