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Pacific Northwest Research Station
333 SW First Ave.
Portland, OR 97204

(503) 808-2100

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Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt - 1220 SW 3rd Ave, Portland, OR 97204

PHONE: 503-808-2100; FAX 503-808-2130

Publications 503-808-2138
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FELIPE SANCHEZ Acting Station Director 503-808-2100
Will Low Executive Assistant to the Station Director 503-808-2101
Borys Tkacz Assistant Station Director for Research 503-808-2115
Katherine Smith Assistant Station Director for Program Development 503-808-2104
Leslie A. Kelly Assistant Station Director for Administration 503-808-2102
Cynthia Miner Assistant Station Director for Communications & Applications 503-808-2135
Kelly, Lesley Asst. Station Director for Administration 503-808-2102
Ahmed, Maham Program Analyst 503-808-2114
Hudson, Lorraine Admin Mgmt Specialist 503-808-2535
Jeresko, Alice Business Operations Assistant 503-808-2123
Rode, Danna Supervisory Field Ops Spec. Anchorage, LaGrande, Seattle, Wenatchee 541-962-6524
Verhunc, Tammy Safety & Health Manager/Operations 503-808-2425
Wuethrich, Jeff Supervisory Field Ops Specialist 503-808-2709
Zamora, Rhonda Budget Officer 503-808-2225
Holcomb, Karen Field Budget Analyst (Portland) 503-808-2105
St. Amie, Johanna Field Budget Analyst (Portland) 503-808-2103
Won, Phillip Lead Budget Analyst 503-808-2117
Wuethrich, Rebecca Budget Analyst 503-808-2113
Grants & Agreements
Beshears, Dan Partnership Liaison Specialist (Portland) 503-808-3228
Bui, Christina Grants & Agreements Specialist 503-808-2239
Kulbitsky, Bill Grants Management Specialist 503-808-2111
Ta, Vi Lead Grants & Agreements Specialist 503-808-2107
Tarvin, Nick Partnership Liaison Specialist (Prineville) 541-362-6312
Oravetz, Steve Station Engineer (Seattle) 503-808-2524
Avila, Rob Asst. Station Engineer (GP-Vancouver) 360-891-5217
Oldenburg, David Facilities Operations Specialist (Corvallis) 541-750-7224
Vacant Maintenance (Wenatchee)
Tkacz, Borys Asst. Station Director for Research 503-808-2115
Smith, Katherine Asst. Station Director for Program Development 503-808-2104
Gravenmier, Becky Natural Resources Specialist 503-808-2851
Mounts, Danielle Executive Asst. to the ADs for Research & Program Development 503-808-2124
Steel, Elizabeth (Ashley) Supervisory Mathematical Statistician (Seattle) 206-732-7823
White, Rachel Science Writer 503-808-2082
Miner, Cynthia Asst. Station Director for Communications & Applications 503-808-2135
White, Selena Executive Asst. to AD for Communications & Applications 503-808-2125
Bittner, Becky Knowledge Exchange Forester 503-808-2599
Blake, Jason Visual Information Specialist 503-808-2039
Burks, Matthew Public Affairs Specialist 503-808-2279
Chau, Tiffany Information Technology Specialist 503-808-2140
Jennings, Cheryl Visual Information Specialist 503-808-2133
Johnson, Oscar Technical Editor 503-808-2166
Mazza, Rhonda Science Writer 503-808-2132
Routman, Keith Technical Publications Editor 503-808-2129
Sands, Yasmeen Public Affairs Specialist 503-808-2137
Vanni, Frank Publishing Director 503-808-2147
Wilson, Carolyn Technical Publications Editor 503-808-2139


204 Siginaka Way
Sitka, Alaska 99835-7316
Phone: 907-747-4308, Fax: 907-747-4294


Goods, Services, and Values Program (GSV)
Brackley, Allen  Research Forester; Lead, Alaska Wood Utilization Center 907-747-4308
Dininger, Kelly Sue SCA Technician 907-747-0593
Nicholls, David  Forest Products ResearchTechnologist 907-747-4312


161 E. 1st Avenue, Door 8, Anchorage, Alaska 99501
Phone: 907-743-9400, FAX: 907-743-9482


Nicholas, Gretchen Lab Line Officer 503-808-2034
Latimer, Stephanie Administrative Support Assistant 907-743-9425
Resource Monitoring and Assessment (RMA)
Ausman, Michael                                                          Biologist  907-743-9421
Ayotte, Seth                                                  Ecologist  907-743-9425
Childe, Warren  Biologist 907-743-9407
Durfee, Daniel Biologist 907-743-9409
Dean, Gerad AK Coastal Coordinator 907-743-9419 
Gerdes, Michelle Biologist  907-743-9417
Hansen, Michelle Ecologist  907-743-9404
Irvine, Daniel AK Coastal Coordinator  907-743-9416 
Izlar, Deborah (Kay) Ecologist 907-743-9420
Johnson, Vicki Information Technology Specialist 907-743-9410
Lehman, Ashley Pacific Island/Hawaii Coordinator 907-743-9415
Moy, Marshell Forester Quality Assurance Lead 907-743-9423
Mueller, Brendt Biologist, Team Leader, Data Collection (AK, HI & Pacific Is. 907-743-9408
O'Driscoll, Matthew Biologist 907-743-9402
Pattison, Robert Research Ecologist 907-743-9414
Rigsby, Katie Biologist 907-743-9450
Schulz, Beth Research Ecologist 907-743-9424
Straley, Eric Forester 907-743-9403
Thompson, Tom GIS Specialist 907-743-9401
Yatskov, Mikhail (Misha) Forester 907-743-9428


University of Alaska Fairbanks
P.O. Box 756780
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6780

Ecological Process and Function (EPF)
Teresa Hollingsworth Research Ecologist 907-474-2424


3200 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, Oregon 97331
Phone: 541-750-725, Fax: 541-750-7329


Anderson, Paul Lab Line Officer 541-758-7786
Barrus, Robert Plumber’s Assistant 541-750-7254
Britt, John Custodian 541-750-7372
Chrastil, Howard Custodian 541-750-7372
Dean, Sherry Purchasing Agent 541-750-7261
Downing, Greg Hydrology Technician 541-750-7283
Gay, Brenda Office Automation Assistant 541-750-7375
Gay, Caleb Maintenance Worker 541-750-7418
Koetz, Ron AC Equip Mechanic 541-758-8794
Larrabee, Theresa Server Administrator 541-750-7400
Merner, Daniel AC Equip Mechanic (Supervisor) 541-750-7253
O’Neal, Christy Administrative Support Assistant 541-758-8819
Sabatka, Mary Administrative Specialist 541-750-7255
Vacant  Support Services Specialist
Research & Program Development
Cunningham, Pat Mathematical Statistician 541-750-7271
Ecological Process and Function (EPF)
Anderson, Paul Program Manager EPF 541-758-7786
Creel, Craig Forester 541-750-7326
Drapek, Ray Biologist/GIS Specialist   541-750-7483
Forsman, Eric Emeritus Scientist 541-750-7266
Grant, Gordon Research Hydrologist 541-750-7328
Henshaw, Don Information Technology Specialist 541-750-7335
Johnson, Sherri Research Ecologist 541-758-7771
Keable, Kathy Site Manager, H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest 541-822-6303
Kim, John Research Biological Scientist 541-750-7287
Lesmiester, Damon Research Wildlife Biologist 541-750-7342
Meinzer, Fredrick (Rick) Research Ecologist 541-758-7798
Reid, Janice Wildlife Biologist 541-464-3229
Reynolds, Keith Research Forester: Team Leader, Landscape-Climate Interactions  541-750-7434
Spies, Thomas Supervisory Research Forester; Team Leader, Forest Landscapes & Ecosystems  541-750-7354
Swingle, James Wildlife Biologist 541-750-7169
Vacant Natural Resource Specialist
Van Horne, Bea Director of NW Regional Climate HUB 541-750-7357
Wilson, Todd Wildlife Biologist 541-750-7288
Wondzell, Steve Research Ecologist 541-758-8753
Woodruff, David Research Plant Physiologist 541-750-7494
Youngblood, Anthony Program Assistant 541-750-7297
Goods, Services, and Values (GSV)
Ralph Alig Research Forester, Emeritus Scientist 541-750-7267
Jeff Kline Research Forester 541-758-7776
Land & Watershed Management (LWM)
Burnett, Kelly Emeritus Scientist 541-750-7309
Christiansen, Kelly Data Services Specialist 541-750-7421
Cronn, Richard Research Geneticist 541-750-7291
Ellenburg, Loretta Biological Science Technician 541-750-7402
Flitcroft, Rebecca Research Fish Biologist; Team Lead,  Landscape, Ecology and Management  541-750-7346
Hansen, Bruce Ecologist 541-750-7311
Hauck, Laura Biological Sciences Technician 541-750-7292
McKay, Doni Biological Sciences Technician 541-750-7392
Mikowski, Dan General Biologist 541-750-7276
Nay, Mark Ecologist 541-750-7264
Olson, Deanna (Dede) Research Ecologist; Team Leader, Aquatic Ecology and Management  541-750-7373
Penaluna, Brooke Research Fish Biologist 541-758-8783
Poklemba, Chris Forestry Technician 541-750-7295
Prendeville, Holly Research Geneticist 541-7507300
Reeves, Gordon Research Fish Biologist 541-750-7314
Ronnenberg, Kathryn Research Information Assistant 541-750-7306
Smith, Jane Botanist 541-750-7387
St. Clair, Brad Research Geneticist 541-750-7294
Vacant Research Plant Physiologist
Vacant Forestry Technician
Vacant Forestry Technician
Resource Monitoring and Assessment (RMA)
Cohen, Warren Research Forester 541-750-7322
Gray, Andy Research Ecologist; Team Leader, Vegetation Monitoring Science & Applications  541-750-7252
Monleon, Vincente Research Mathematical Statistician 541-750-7299
Ohmann, Janet Emeritus Scientist 541-750-7487
Threat Characterization and Management (TCM)
Day, Michelle Biological Sciences Technician 541-758-7768
Eberhardt, Ellen Technical Information Specialist 541-7507481
Kelsey, Rick Research Forester; Team Leader, Resilience and Ecosystem Disturbance   541-750-7368
Kerns, Becky Research Ecologist 541-750-7497
Westlind, Doug Research Forestry Technician 541-750-7376
Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment (WWETAC)
Balduman, Lisa Technical Information Specialist 541-750-7395
Vacant Research Social Scientist 541-758-7793
Northwest Climate Change Hub (NWCCH)
Van Horne, Bea Program Manager 541-750-7357
Prendeville, Holly Climate Hub Coordinator 541-750-7300
Roesch-McNally, Gabrielle Climate Hub Fellow 541-750-7091

11175 Auke Lake Way
Juneau, Alaska 99801
Phone: 907-586-8811, Fax: 907-586-7848

Lab Line Officer
Susan J. Alexander Lab Line Officer 907-586-7801
Bochynski, Elizabeth Operations Specialist 907-586-7801
Hesser, Randy Maintenance Specialist 907-586-7802
Plumb, Pauline Administrative Officer 907-586-7803
Ecological Process and Function (EPF)
Jeff Barnard Fisheries Biologist 907-586-8838
Goods, Services, and Values (GSV)
Linda Kruger Research Social Scientist 907-586-7814
Land & Watershed Management (LWM)
Bellmore, J. Ryan Research Fish Biologist 907-586-7805
Biles, Fances Geographer 907-586-7936
D’Amore, David Soil Scientist; Team Leader, Landscape Productivity 907-586-7955
Edwards, Richard Soil Scientist; Team Leader, Landscape Productivity 907-586-8801
Engels, John Program Assistant 907-586-7969
Johnson, Adelaide (Di) Hydrologist 907-586-8819
Juhasz, Nick Research Assistant 907-586-7978
Lukey, Mark Hydrologist 907-586-8813
McClellan, Michael Research Ecologist 907-586-7924
State & Private Forestry (S&P)
Graham, Elizabeth Forest Entomologist 907-586-8883
Heutte, Tom Aerial Survey Coordinator 907-586-8835
Mulvey, Robin Forest Pathologist 907-586-7971


1401 Gekeler Lane
La Grande, Oregon 97850-3368
Phone: 541-963-7122, Fax: 541-962-6504


Lab Line Officer
Harrington, Tim Lab Line Officer 360-753-7674
Boldt, Michael Maintenance 541-962-6522
Hutton, Elcine Lead Admin Operations Specialist 541-962-6570
Rode, Danna Supervisory Field Operations Specialist 541-962-6524
Santiago, Yvonne Admin Operations Specialist 541-962-6541
Ecological Process and Function (EPF)
Borum, Cheryl Information Technology Specialist 541-962-6566
Dick, Brian Range Conservationist; Starkey Area Manager 541-962-6539
Hafer, Jennifer Biological Science Technician 541-962-6527
Kennedy, Ryan Range Technician 541-962-6568
Naylor, Bridgett Geographer (1/2)  TCM 541-962-6564
Rea, Dennis Maintenance Mechanic 541-962-6567
Rowland, Mary Research Wildlife Biologist 541-962-6582
Vavra, Marty Emeritus Scientist 541-410-2120
Wisdom, Michael Research Wldlf Biologist, Team Ldr, Starkey Ungulate Ecology 541-962-6532
Land & Watershed Management (LWM)
McCaskill, George Research Forester 541-962-6533
Resource Monitoring and Assessment (RMA)
Hoff, Andrew Ecologist 541-962-6548
Johnson, Hannah Ecologist 541-962-6537
Sprovkin, Jeffrey Field Technician 541-962-6528
Threat Characterization and Management (TCM)
Naylor, Bridgett Geographer (1/2)  EPF 541-962-6564
Progar, Rob Research Entomologist 541-962-6578


3625 93rd Ave., SW,
Olympia, Washington 98512-9193
Phone: 360-753-7747, Fax: 360-753-7737

Lab Line Officer
Kihia, Simon Lab Line Officer 206-732-7846
Maverick, Sandra  Administrative Specialist 360-753-7658
Turner, LeRoy  Maintenance 360-753-7713
Willenberg, Mandie Adminstrative Support Assistant 360-753-7713
Grants & Agreements
Kulbitsky, Bill Grants Management Specialist 360-753-7675
Ecological Process and Function (EPF)
Aubry, Keith Emeritus Scientist 360-753-7685
Lorenz, Teresa Research Wildlife Biologist 360-753-7696
Moriarty, Katie Research Wildlife Biologist 360-753-7716
Raley, Cathy Wildlife Biologist 360-753-7686
Raphael, Martin Emeritus Scientist 360-753-7662
Wilk, Randall Wildlife Biologist 360-753-7710
Goods, Services & Values (GSV)
Ryan, Douglas Emeritus Scientist 360-753-7652
White, Eric Research Social Scientist 360-753-7684
Land & Watershed Management (LWM)
Bisson, Peter Emeritus Scientist 360-753-7671
Brodie, Leslie Forester 360-753-7681
Crisafulli, Charlie Ecologist 360-449-7834
Curtis, Robert Emeritus Scientist 360-753-7669
Ford, Kevin Research Ecologist 360-753-7731
Foster, Alex Ecologist 360-753-7680
Harrington, Constance Research Forester; Team Leader Genetic
& Silvicultural Foundations for Mgmt
Prevéy, Janet Research Ecologist 360-753-7694
Thornton, David Information Technology Spec. 360-754-5372
Vail, Teresa Forestry Technician 360-753-7687
Threat Characterization and Management (TCM)
Dollins, James Forestry Technician 360-753-7663
Harrington, Tim Research Scientist; Team Leader 360-753-7674
Peter, David Ecologist 360-753-7654


400 N. 34th Street, Suite 201
Seattle, WA 98103-8600
Phone: 206-732-7800, Fax: 206-732-7801


Lab Line Officer
Simon Kihia Lab Line Officer 206-732-7846
Eder, Bob Administrative Lead 206-732-7835
Taylor, Colin Administrative Support Assistant 206-732-7831
Goods, Services, and Values (GSV)
Blahna, Dale Research Social Scientist; Team Leader, UWI 206-732-7833
Cerveny, Lee Research Social Scientist (UWI) 206-732-7832
Kihia, Simon Program Manager (GSV) 206-732-7846
Menorath, Shawn Program Assistant (GSV) 206-732-7822
Sheikh, Amir Social Science Analyst (UWI) 206-732-7840
Resource Monitoring and Assessment (RMA)
Andersen, Hans-Erik Research Forester; Team Leader, Veg. Monitoring & Remote 206-221-9034
McGaughey, Bob Research Forester; FORSYS Cooperator 206-543-4713
Threat Characterization and Management (TCM)
Johnson, Morris Research Biologist (FERA) 206-732-7852
Larkin, Sim Research Meteorologist; Team Leader, AirFIRE 206-732-7849
McKenzie, Don Research Biologist (FERA) 206-732-7824
Mell, William (Ruddy) Research Engineer, FERA 206-732-7868
O’Neill, Susan Research Air Quality Engineer (AirFIRE) 206-732-7851
Ottmar, Roger Research Forester 206-732-7826
Peterson, David L. Research Biologist (FERA) 206-732-7812
Peterson, Janice Air Resource Specialist (AirFIRE, R6) 206-732-7845
Potter, Brian Research Meteorologist (AirFIRE) 206-732-7828
Rorig, Miriam Research Meteorologist (AirFIRE) 206-732-7843
Varner, Morgan Team Leader, Fire & Environmental Research 206-732-7889
Wing, Gina IT Specialist, AirFIRE 206-732-7821
Wright, Clint Emeritus Scientist (FERA) 206-732-7827


620 SW Main, Suite 400
Portland, OR 97205
Phone: 503-808-2000, TDY/TDD: 503-808-2055, Fax: 503-808-2020


Lab Line Officer
Nicholas, Gretchen Lab Line Officer 503-808-2034
Howell, Diana Business Operations Clerk 503-808-3135
Sigo, Jacob Lead Admin Specialist 503-808-2049
Willis, Yolanda Business Operations Assistant 503-808-2021
Ecological Process and Function (EPF)
Marcot, Bruce Wildlife Biologist 503-808-2010
Goods, Services, and Values
Charnley, Susan Research Social Scientist; Team Leader, Communities & Forest Mgmt 503-808-2051
Daniels, Jean Research Forester 503-808-2004
Deal, Robert (Bob) Research Forester; Team Leader, Ecosystem Services 503-808-2015
Donovan, Geoffrey Research Forester 503-808-2043
Hummel Stevens, Susan Research Forester 503-808-2084
Lowell, Eini Research Forest Products Technologist 503-808-2072
Seesholtz, David Research Liaison (NEPA for 21st Century Initiative) 208-373-4170
Zhou, Xiaoping Research Economist 503-808-2017
Resource Monitoring and Assessment (RMA)
Brown, Jason Information Technology Specialist 503-808-2080
Buccanero, Ally Forestry Technician 503-808-3130
Butler, Sarah Ecologist 503-808-2083
Campbell, Kurt Information Technology Specialist 503-808-2077
Carson, Johnny Biologist (QA) 503 704-9747
Chase, John GIS/Remote Sensing Specialist 503-808-2089
Christensen, Glenn Forester 503-808-2064
Coles, Dan Forester (QA) 503-808-2078
Czimskey, Ervin (Skeeter) Software Developer 503-808-3138
Deans, Jess Ecologist 503-808-3229
Donnegan, Joe Deputy Program Manager 503-808-2053
Dunn, Summer Supervisory Biologist; Team Leader, FIA Data Collection 503-808-2071
Ferrante, Matt Biologist 503-808-2023
Fried, Jeremy Research Forester 503-808-2058
Gatziolis, Demetrios Research Forester 503-808-2038
Hayden, Heather Forestry Technician 503-808-3142
Hellman, Kurt Program Analyst 503-808-2022
Holgerson, Justin Natural Resource Spec.; FIA Coordinator (WA) 503-808-3131
Huddleston, Kyle Program Specialist 503-808-2068
Jesswein, Amy Forestry Technician; FIA Gear/Fleet/ Safety 360-956-3129
Jovan, Sarah Research Ecologist 503-808-2070
Kuegler, Olaf Biometrician 503-808-2028
Luce, Hugh Information Technology Specialist 503-808-2214
Mills, John Research Forester 503-808-2076
Nicholas, Gretchen Program Manager (RMA/FIA) 503-808-2034
Nigg, Donovan Information Tech. Team Leader 503-808-2012
Palmer, Marin Supervisory Biologist; FIA Coordinator (CA) 503-808-2025
Patterson, Melissa Ecologist 503-808-2073
Potts, Larry Information Technology Specialist 503-808-2079
Randolph, Karen Program Asst. (RMA/FIA) 503-808-3233
Rash, Scott Supervisory Ecologist; FIA Coordinator (QA) 503-808-2081
Stanton, Sharon Natural Resources Spec.; Team Leader, Inventory, Reporting & Mapping 503-808-2019
Terzibashian, Jane Supervisory Biologist; FIA Coordinator (OR) 503-808-3127
Thompson, Joel Forestry Technician 503-808-2041
Veneklase, Chuck Information Technology Specialist 503-808-2045
Wanek, Ron Information Technology Specialist 503-808-2048


1133 N. Western Avenue
Wenatchee, Washington 98801
Phone: 509-664-1700, Fax: 509-665-8362


Lab Line Officer
Harrington, Tim Lab Line Officer 360-753-7674
Mounter, Cheryl Administrative Support Asstistant 509-664-1710
Park, Roxanne Administrative Specialist 509-664-1711
Ecological Process and Function (EPF)
Hessburg, Paul Research Landscape Ecologist 509-664-1722
Salter, Brion Geographer/GIS Specialist 509-664-1728
Land & Watershed Management (LWM)
Claeson, Shannon Ecologist 509-664-1741
Polivka, Karl Research Fish Biologist 509-664-1736
Threat Characterization and Management (TCM)
Barrett, Tara Research Forester; Team Leader, DARE 509-664-1715
Peterson, David W. Research Forester 509-664-1727
Singleton, Peter Research Wildlife Biologist 509-664-1732
Trask, Tammy Program Assistant 509-664-1712


3160 NE 3rd Street, PO Box 490
Prineville, OR 97754

Phone: 541-416-6583, Fax: 541-416-6693


Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment Center (WWETAC)
Grulke, Nancy Director 541-416-6583
Shaw, Terry Emeritus Scientist 541-416-6600
Vaillant, Nicole Fire Ecologist 541-233-6107

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