Staff directory

See the Contact Us page for U.S. Fire Admnistration office telephone numbers and program email addresses.

Office of the U.S. Fire Administrator

Name (last, first)TitlePhone
Mitchell, Ernest (biography)U.S. Fire Administrator202-646-4223
Blackman, KyleExecutive Officer202-646-4676
Blankenship, PatriciaProgram Analyst202-646-1349
Crouch, VanettaSecretary202-646-2882
Cunningham, AngelaStaff Assistant202-646-4223
Davis, ElsieManagement Analyst301-447-1627
Lawrence, CortezEducation Program Specialist301-447-1147
Miller, ElizabethBudget Analyst301-447-1054
Olshanski, ThomasExternal Affairs Specialist301-447-1853
Orndorff, TracyFinancial Management Specialist301-447-1375
Riffle, ElizabethSecretary301-447-1018

National Fire Academy

Name (last, first)TitlePhone
Onieal, DenisSuperintendent301-447-1117
MacPhail, RuthSecretary301-447-1117

National Fire Academy /

Curriculum and Instruction Branch

Name (last, first)TitlePhone
Neale, RobertDeputy Superintendent301-447-1209

National Fire Academy / Curriculum and Instruction Branch /

Response Section

Name (last, first)TitlePhone
VacantChief 
Bennett, Robert J.Training Specialist301-447-1483
Hernandez, SusanInstructional Systems Specialist301-447-1240
Phelan, CherylProgram Support Assistant (OA)301-447-1609
Stern, MichaelTraining Specialist301-447-1253
Vogtman, LeeInstructional Systems Specialist301-447-1271
Wivell, CindyTraining Specialist301-447-1157
Yoder, WayneTraining Specialist301-447-1090

National Fire Academy / Curriculum and Instruction Branch /

Leadership and Fire Risk Reduction Section

Name (last, first)TitlePhone
VacantChief 
Bassett, GerryTraining Specialist301-447-1094
Harmon, StaceyInstructional Systems Specialist301-447-1624
Hefelfinger, TraceyProgram Support Assistant301-447-1085
Heilig, ColleenTraining Specialist301-447-1613
Kuck, RussellInstructional Systems Specialist301-447-1009
Marchone, MaryTraining Specialist301-447-1476
Stratton, WoodyTraining Specialist301-447-1380

National Fire Academy /

Administration and Delivery Branch

Name (last, first)TitlePhone
Kiefer, KirbyDeputy Superintendent301-447-1083
Newlin, EllenProgram Support Assistant301-447-1098

National Fire Academy / Administration and Delivery Branch /

Education, Training, and Partnership Section

Name (last, first)TitlePhone
Farmer, KenChief301-447-1871
Frantz, JuliannTraining Specialist301-447-7689
Gartrell-Kemp, DeborahProgram Support Assistant301-447-7230
Little, TerriTraining Specialist301-447-1083
McCabe, MichaelEducation Program Specialist301-447-1894
Welch, LoriFire Training Specialist301-447-1301
Wypijewski, PaulProgram Specialist (LMS)301-447-1512

National Fire Academy / Administration and Delivery Branch /

Training, Administration, Planning, and Analysis Section

Name (last, first)TitlePhone
Gladhill, TerryChief301-447-1239
Benamati, Lee AnnTraining Technician301-447-1411
Chevalier, LauraProgram Analyst301-447-1614
Close, DianeField Training Specialist301-447-1376
Davis, JulieField Training Specialist301-447-1084
Glass, JoyceFire Program Specialist301-447-1193
Johnson, MichelleProgram Support Assistant301-447-2197
Long, DawnStatistician301-447-1488
Long, TonyaTraining Technician301-447-1135
Strayer, RoxaneFire Program Specialist301-447-1642
Weiler, NancyProgram Assistant301-447-1168

National Fire Programs

Name (last, first)TitlePhone
Furr, AlexDivision Director301-447-1353
Haines, KarenProgram Analyst301-447-1275
Magers, CherylSecretary301-447-7263

National Fire Programs /

National Fire Data Center

Name (last, first)TitlePhone
Pabody, BradChief301-447-1340
Carter, KathleenProgram Support Assistant301-447-1349
Casey, MarianneFire Program Specialist301-447-1141
Crevier, TinaProgram Support Assistant301-447-1107
Heeschen, JimStatistician301-447-1180
Kelch, GayleStatistician301-447-1154
Lawler, MeredithFire Program Specialist301-447-1421
Long, MarionFire Program Specialist301-447-7217
McKenna, LarryFire Program Specialist301-447-1361
Nagy, FrankStatistician301-447-7572
Stewart, StanComputer Program Specialist301-447-7240
Troup, BillFirefighter Health/Safety Specialist301-447-1231
Whitney, MarkFire Program Specialist301-447-1836

National Fire Programs /

Prevention and Information Branch

Name (last, first)TitlePhone
Facinoli, SandraChief301-447-7569
Arrington, TomaraFire Program Specialist301-447-7647
Gentzel, DennisFire Program Specialist301-447-7574
Grundy, MauryFire Program Specialist301-447-1300
Kaas, TeressaFire Program Specialist301-447-1263
Makar, LisaFire Program Specialist301-447-1350
Metz, EdLibrarian301-447-1046
Neal, TeresaFire Program Specialist301-447-1024
O'Dowd, TimothyFire Program Specialist301-447-1091
Ryan, RebeccaFire Program Specialist301-447-1128
Slemmer, EstherProgram Support Assistant (OA)301-447-1067

National Fire Programs /

Emergency Response Support Branch

Name (last, first)TitlePhone
Ziebart, RickChief301-447-1821
Bidaburu, AitorFire Program Specialist208-387-5698
Broughton, CathyFire Program Specialist301-447-1854
Carnegis, JohnFire Program Specialist301-447-1247
Cox, DeanFire Program Specialist301-447-1070
Fortner, DeniseProgram Support Assistant301-447-1359
Henke, KeithFire Program Specialist301-447-7266
Hensler, BruceFire Program Specialist301-447-1837
Krietz, PhyllisFire Program Specialist301-447-1224

NETC Management, Operations, and Support Services Division

Name (last, first)TitlePhone
Fluman, AlDivision Director301-447-1223
Pecher, JaniceSecretary301-447-1223

NETC Management, Operations, and Support Services Division /

Facility Management Branch

Name (last, first)TitlePhone
Benson, ValerieChief301-447-7576
Antonich, AnthonyFacility Operations Specialist301-447-1317
Coshun, DebProperty Management Specialist301-447-1458
Drager, SteveInformation Technology Specialist301-447-1118
Johnson, JohnnyInformation Technology Specialist301-447-1487
Mathias, WandaProgram Operations Specialist301-447-1474
Sollenberger, MerrilAdministrative Specialist301-447-1179
Staples, BryanOccupational Safety and Health Manager301-447-1910
Thoma, BarryFacility Support Specialist301-447-1422
Titus, ThomasBuilding Manager301-447-1475
Velisek, VanessaProgram Support Assistant301-447-1414
Wells, MichaelSecurity Specialist301-447-1405
Wren, LeeFacility Services Specialist301-447-1815

NETC Management, Operations, and Support Services Division /

Operations and Support Branch

Name (last, first)TitlePhone
Topper, SusanChief301-447-1196
Andrew, RoxanneAdmissions Clerk301-447-1337
Arnold, CrystalAdmissions Assistant301-447-1524
Boyd, JoAnnAdmissions Specialist301-447-1415
Clift, LoriAdmissions Clerk301-447-7209
Fox, TiffanyAdmissions Assistant301-447-1021
Hahn, TinaAdmissions Assistant301-447-1505
Harris, EmmaAdmissions Clerk301-447-1503
Hawkinberry, KristineAdmissions Assistant301-447-1525
Hess, DeborahProgram Services Specialist301-447-1029
Martin, JeanAdmissions Assistant301-447-1589
McCarron, MyraAdmissions Clerk301-447-1504
Mogenhan, PatriciaAdministrative Specialist301-447-1418
Pastick, WesleyProgram Support Assistant301-447-1544
Sentz, JaneAdmissions Clerk301-447-7207
Snively, SusanAccount Technician301-447-1367
Snyder, KellyProgram Analyst301-447-1395
Spielman, MichelleAdmissions Assistant301-447-1478
White, SmileyProgram Analyst301-447-1055
Wilhelm, CynthiaAdmissions Assistant301-447-1290
Wilt, JodyAdmissions Clerk301-447-1035