Contact Us


Please contact the Sand Lake NWR office with any questions or for additional information about the refuge.


Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge / Wetland Management District

Headquarters Address:       
39650 Sand Lake Drive 
Columbia, SD 57433 

Phone: 605-885-6320
Fax: 605-885-6333 

Station Manager:                 
Shilo Comeau




The members of Sand Lake NWR staff can be reached individually by pressing "1" followed by their extension number after the automated answering system picks up. 

0 - Todd Frerichs, Project Leader

1 - Shilo Comeau, Station Manager

2 - Natalie Vélez-Suárez, Wildlife Refuge Specialist

3 - Sydney Hanna, Fish & Wildlife Biologist

4 - Don Soderlund, Easement Enforcement Officer

5 - Eric Hoggarth, Easement Enforcement Officer

6 -  Kalee Dennert, Administrative Support/Travel

7 - Lindsey Wickre, Biological Technician

8 - Colby Crawford, Great Plains Zone Fire Management Officer

9 - Jessica Dowler, Fish & Wildlife Biologist


To contact the Sand Lake Wetlands Acquisition Office: (605) 885-6357