Regional Office Contacts
Regional Fire Management Coordinator
Loren W. DeRosear, 505-248-6848, Loren_DeRosear@fws.gov
Roles and Responsibilities; Regional program safety, budget and oversight.
Deputy Regional Fire Management Coordinator
Mark Kaib, 505-248-6819, Mark_kaib@fws.gov
Roles and Responsibilities; Program oversight, Burned Area Rehabilitation and Emergency Stabilization, Outreach, Adaptive Management elements of the program including interface with regional I&M program, regional Science Support Team, Joint Fire Science Program, fire-effects monitoring, research, and science applications.
Prescribed Fire and Hazardous Fuels
Butch Wilson, 505-248-6820, Butch_Wilson@fws.gov
Fire Planning and Fire Behavior
Ryan Whitaker, 575-373-9254, Ryan_Whitaker@fws.gov
Regional Fire Ecologist
Ralph Godfrey, 580-429-3222, Ralph_Godfrey@fws.gov
Fire Geospatial Data Applications
Kari Gromatzky, 505-248-7463, Kari_Gromatzky@fws.gov
Interagency Southwest Region Predictive Services, Fire Meteorologist
Chuck Maxwell, 505-842-3419, firstname.lastname@example.org
Roles and Responsibilities; Oversees the FWS regional weather station network and acts as lead of Predictive Services at the Southwest Coordination Center (SWCC). SWCC Predictive Services provides an integrated, interagency approach to wildland fire planning and preparedness by monitoring, analyzing and predicting the elements that contribute to wildland fire potential and fire management resource impact across Arizona, New Mexico and west Texas.
Fire Program Assistant
Nancy Cunningham, 505-248-6823, Nancy_Cunningham@fws.gov