Office Of External Affairs
Mountain-Prairie Region

The Mountain-Prairie Region External Affairs office is located in Lakewood, Colorado. External Affairs staff provide support to the regional office and field stations to communicate and facilitate information about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's programs to the public, media, Congress, Tribes, partners, and other stakeholders in the eight-state region.


Address: 134 Union Blvd, Suite 400

Lakewood, CO 80228


Telephone: (303) 236-7905

Fax: (303) 236-3815







Marla Trollan, Assistant Regional Director

(303) 236-4510,


Matt Kales, Deputy Assistant Regional Director

(303) 236-4576,


Legislative Affairs

Our Legislative Affairs Specialist serves as the liaison between the Service, Congress and other political entities in the region. He monitors legislative and policy issues at local, state and Congressional levels, maintains communication with state and district Congressional offices in the region, coordinates Congressional outreach activities with field stations, provides policy analysis and recommendations to the Regional Directorate, and serves as the regional point-of-contact for the Service's Washington Office of Congressional and Legislative Affairs.


Matt Kales, Deputy Assistant Regional Director

(303) 236-4576,



Native American Affairs

Our Native American Liaison administers the Tribal Wildlife Grants (TWG) program, communicates with the Federally Recognized Tribes located within the Mountain-Prairie Region and facilitates Government-to-Government communication with tribal leadership. The liaison’s awareness and relationship with tribes improves the ability of Service programs to work for tribes.


Ivy Allen, Native American Liaison and Communication Specialist
Phone: (303) 236-4575,

Public Affairs

Our Public Affairs Specialists identify and communicate Service issues of public interest and concern. They provide outreach consultation on issues, activities, and actions of regional significance, assisting with outreach strategy development, media relations, partnership building, field visit coordination, and special events planning.


Steve Segin, Public Affairs Specialist (Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Utah)

(303) 236-4578,


Leith Edgar, Public Affairs Specialist (Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

(303) 236-4588,


Kate Miyamoto, Public Affairs Specialist

(303) 236-9898,


Ryan Moehring, Web and Social Media Coordinator

(303) 236-0345,
































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