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Contacts

Sections

Equipment and Services Branch (ESB) *

Name Area Role E-Mail Phone
Jason Brandt Program Support Area ESB Branch Chief Jason Brandt (208) 387-5633
Brandy Jiron Program Support Area ESB Procurement Analyst | VIPR Business Lead Brandy Jiron (307) 421-7942
Kirsten Donelson Program Support Area ESB Contract Coordinator Kirsten Donelson (541) 504-7394
Kim Luft ESB EAST - Regions 1, 2, 4, 8, 9 and National I-BPAs Supervisory CO Kim Luft (720) 467-8317
Debby Wesselius Region 1 Team Lead Contract Specialist Debby Wesselius (307) 421-7942
Jeff Gardner Region 1 Contract Specialist TBD TBD
TBD Region 2/4 Team Lead Contract Specialist Brandy Jiron (307) 421-7942
Randy Sadler Region 2/4 Contract Specialist Randy Sadler (970) 385-1266
Kim Decker Region 2/4 Purchasing Agent Kim Decker (719) 852-6211
Taylor Jones Region 2/4 Purchasing Agent Taylor Jones (801) 625-5272
Briana Chalmers Region 8/9 Purchasing Agent Briana Chalmers (803) 561-4017
Nathan Sabo ESB WEST - Regions 3, 5, 6 and 10 Supervisory CO Nathan Sabo (541) 408-8754
Columbus Campbell Region 3 Team Lead Contract Specialist Columbus Campbell (602) 225-5344
TBD Region 3 Purchasing Agent TBD TBD
Lydia Moore-Ward Region 5 Team Lead Contract Specialist Lydia Moore-Ward (916) 640-1218
TBD Region 5 Contract Specialist TBD TBD
TBD Region 5 Purchasing Agent TBD TBD
TBD Region 5 Purchasing Agent TBD TBD
Nathan Stampke Region 6 Team Lead Contract Specialist Nathan Stampke (458) 231-1180
Linda Neely Region 6 Contract Specialist Linda Neely (458) 256-7465
TBD Region 6 Purchasing Agent TBD TBD
Alaska Dept. of Natural Resources
Division of Forestry
Region 10 Alaska Dept. of Natural Resources
Division of Forestry
Alaska Dept. of Natural Resources
Division of Forestry
(907) 269-8400
Shane Thao National Equipment Rental Vehicle (NERV) Contract Specialist Shane Thao (406) 329-3582
TBD National Equipment Rental Vehicle (NERV) NERV Contract Coordinator TBD TBD
TBD National Equipment Rental Vehicle (NERV) NERV Contract Coordinator TBD TBD

* NOTE: Contracted equipment for incident support is managed by the Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry.

Regional Sites

Name URL
Region 1 - Northern Rockies http://www.fs.fed.us/r1/fire/nrcg/
Region 2 - Rocky Mountain https://gacc.nifc.gov/rmcc/incident_busn_management.php
Region 4 - Great Basin https://gacc.nifc.gov/gbcc/business.php
Region 5 - Pacific Southwest (California) https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r5/fire-aviation/management/
Region 6 - Pacific Northwest https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r6/fire-aviation/
Region 9 - Eastern https://gacc.nifc.gov/eacc/management_admin/incident_business/incident_business.htm

Virtual Incident Procurement System (VIPR) Team

Name Role E-Mail
Interagency Incident Applications Helpdesk (including VIPR) Vendor / CO Assistance with Using VIPR 866-224-7677, Option 3 or email the helpdesk
Jason Brandt Branch Chief, ESB Jason Brandt
Brandy Jiron VIPR Technical/Business Lead Brandy Jiron
Scott Barber VIPR Technical Team Project Manager Scott Barber

Equipment Specialists

Name Organization E-Mail
Ron George Washington Office Ron George
Chris Loraas Region 1 Chris Loraas
Troy Hagan Region 2 Troy Hagan
Chris Niccoli Region 3 Chris Niccoli
Cathy Baird Region 4 Cathy Baird
Cheryl Raines Region 5 Cheryl Raines
Katie Mergel Region 6 Katie Mergel
Terry Eller Region 8 Terry Eller
Vacant Region 9 Vacant

Incident Procurement Policy

Name Role E-Mail
Jamie Wade Procurement Analyst Jamie Wade

EaV - (FS Internal Only)

Name Role E-Mail
Jason Brandt Branch Chief, ESB Jason Brandt
Brandy Jiron Project Manager Brandy Jiron

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