Contact Us

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
101 12th Ave., Room 236
Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

Phone: 907-456-0250
Toll Free: 800-362-4546
Fax: 907-456-0428

Email Address:

Employees and Job Titles:
Management -                                                                                
Steve BerendzenRefuge Manager(907-456-0253)
Nathan HawkalukDeputy Refuge Manager(907-456-0549)
Heather BartlettAssistant Refuge Manager(907-456-0322)
Roger Kaye Wilderness Specialist     (907-456-0405)
Josh RoseOil and Gas Specialist   (907-456-0409)
Administration -     
Cathy Raether-StormAdministrative Officer     (907-456-0555)
Michele VanderpoolAdministrative Assistant     (907-456-0410)
Grace SommerBudget Analyst ***   (907-455-1831)
Biology -      
Chris Latty  Avian Biologist     (907-347-4300)
Bill Leacock    Wildlife Biologist     (907-456-0519)
Tim Knudson1002 Logistics(907-451-5768)
Visitor Services -       
Jennifer ReedPublic Use Manager     (907-455-1835)
Allyssa MorrisEnvironmental Education Specialist   (907-456-0224)
Maria BerkelandPermit Specialist     (907-456-0512)
Will Wiese     Park Ranger/Polar Bear Permits(907-456-0501)
Sara WolmanVisual Information Specialist      (907-456-0500)
Brandon BoschLaw Enforcement Officer/Pilot **(907-456-0467)
Subsistence -      
Vince MathewsSubsistence Coordinator *(907-455-1823)
Fire Management ** -     
Brian Haugen Fire Management Officer     (907-455-1833)
Dale Woitas Assistant Fire Management Officer   (907-456-0361)
Maintenance -     
Paul Banyas Maintenance Worker    (907-456-0240)
Aviation -        
Dan Shelden Airplane Pilot(907-456-0292)


*Position hosted by Yukon Flats NWR, shared to Kanuti NWR and Arctic NWR

**Position hosted by Kanuti NWR, shared to Arctic NWR, Tetlin NWR and Yukon Flats NWR

***Position hosted by Kanuti NWR, shared to Arctic NWR

****Position hosted by Kanuti NWR, shared to Arctic NWR and Yukon Flats NWR