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The Southwest Coordination Center  is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Black Mesa IHC 
Apache-Sitgreaves NF
Black Mesa Ranger District
P.O. Box 968
Overgaard, AZ 85933

Duty location for crew: Overgaard, AZ

Black Mesa IHC

Frank (Pancho) Auza, Superintendent
Email Frank 

(928) 535-7303 (Office)
(928) 245-8652 (Cell)

Steve Fairbank, Assistant Superintendent
Email Steve
(928) 535-7313 (Office)

Jon Catron, Squad Leader
Email Jon
(928) 535-7331 (Office)

Nate Dierking, Squad Leader
Email Nate
(928) 535-7345 (Office)

Chris Hedgeman, Saw Boss
Email Chris
(928) 535-7340 (Office)

(928) 535-4481 (Office)
(928) 535-5972 (Fax)


Blue Ridge IHC
Coconino NF
Mogollon District
8738 Ranger Road
Happy Jack, AZ 86024

Duty location for crew: Happy Jack, AZ

Brian Frisby, Superintendent
Email Brian
(928) 477-5023

Travis Fuller, Assistant Superintendent 
Email Travis
(928) 856-1029

Will Trahin, Squad Leader
Email Will
(928) 477-5022

Kurt Mattocks, Squad Leader
Email Kurt
(928) 477-5030

Charles Ebert, Squad Leader
Email Charles
(928) 477-5027

(928) 477-5057 (Fax)


Carson IHC 
Carson NF
208 Cruz Alta Rd.
Taos, NM 87571

Duty location for crew: Taos, NM

Carson IHC

Tim Memmer, Superintendent
Email Tim
(575) 758-6243 (Office)
(707) 951-7337 (Cell)

Nate Draeger, Assistant Superintendent
Email Nate

(575) 758-6244 (Office)
(575) 741-1518 (Cell)

Alex Shier, Squad Leader
Email Alex

(575) 758-6246

Nick Yoney, Squad Leader
Email Nick

(575) 758-6247

Kevin Riggs, Squad Leader
Email Kevin

(575) 758-6247

(575) 758-6245 (Fax)


Flagstaff IHC 
Coconino NF
Peaks Ranger District
5075 N. Hwy. 89
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Duty location for crew: Flagstaff, AZ

Bill Kuche, Superintendent
Email Bill
(928) 527-8243 (Office)
(928) 606-2438 (Cell) 

Andrew Patterson, Assistant Superintendent
Email Andrew
(928) 527-8266 (Office)
(928) 853-4348 (Cell)

Duane Morris, Squad Leader
Email Duane
(928) 527-8266

Rob Dinaman, Squad Leader
(928) 527-8295


Gabriel O'Keefe, Squad Leader
EmailGabriel
(928) 527-8295

(928) 527-8243 (Office)
(928) 527-8265 (Fax)


Fort Apache IHC
PO Box 560
180 W. Horseshoe Ave.
Whiteriver AZ 85941

Brian K. Quintero, Superintendent
Email Brian
(928) 205-9459 (Cell)

Mark Burnette, Sr., Assistant Superintendent
Email Mark
(928) 205-5436 (Cell)

(928) 338-5448/5449 (Office)
(928) 532-2702 (Show Low Dispatch)
(928) 338-6170 (Fax)


Geronimo IHC
San Carlos Agency
PO Box 0
San Carlos, AZ 85550


Geronimo IHC

Julius Hostetler, Superintendent
Email Julius 
(928) 961-3978 (Crew Phone) 
(928) 961-1792 (Cell)

Mario Dia, Assistant Superintendent

Email Mario
(928) 965-7315 (Cell)

(928) 475-2326 ext. 325 (Office)
(480) 457-1551 (Phoenix Dispatch)


Gila IHC 
Gila NF
Reserve Ranger District
#5 Smokey Bear Circle
Reserve, NM 87830

Duty location for crew: Reserve, NM

Jeff Campbell, Superintendent
Email Jeff
(575) 533-6231 (Office)

 

(575) 533-6231 
(575) 533-6372/6700 (Negrito Fire Base)
(575) 5333-6605 (Fax Reserve Ranger District)
(575) 533-6711 (Fax Negrito)


Globe IHC 
Tonto NF
Globe Ranger District
7680 Six Shooter Canyon Road
Globe, AZ 85501

Duty location for crew: Globe, AZ

Drew Maxwell, Assistant Superintendent 
Email Drew
(928) 402-6257
(928) 200-7944 (Cell)

Jamie Schnick, Squad Leader
Email Jamie
(928) 402-6264

Darin Smith, Squad Leader
Email Darin
(928) 402-6264

David Stancil, Squad Leader
Email David
(928) 402-6261

Thomas Gallo, Senior Firefighter
Email Thomas
(928) 402-6261

(928) 402-6200 (Office) 
(970) 946-4800 (Cell)
(928) 402-6292 (Fax)


Mesa IHC
Tonto NF
Mesa Ranger District
5140 East Ingram St.
Mesa, AZ 85205

Duty location for crew: Mesa, AZ

Patrick Moore, Superintendent
Email Patrick
(480) 610-3340 (Office) 
(620) 509-8021 (Cell)

Pamela Messal, Assistant Superintendent 
Email Pamela
(480) 610-3331 (Office)

(480) 610-3300 (Office) 
(480) 610-3346 (Fax)
(480) 509-8021 (Crew Cell)


Mormon Lake IHC
Coconino NF
Mormon Lake Ranger District
4373 S. Lake Mary Road
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Duty location for crew: Flagstaff, AZ

Sara Sweeney, Superintendent
Email Sara
(928) 214-2442 (Office)
(509) 846-4959 (Cell)

Wade Laster, Assistant Superintendent
Email Wade
(928) 214-2466

Dave Kahler, Squad Leader 
Email Dave
(928) 214-2461

Nick DeSoto, Squad Leader
Email Nick
(928) 214-2459

Andrew Saldana, Squad Leader
Email Andrew
(928) 214-2438

(928) 214-2457 (Base)
(928) 214-2460 (Fax)

 


Mt. Taylor IHC
Cibola NF
1800 Lobo Canyon Road
Grants, NM 87020

Duty location for crew: Grants, NM

Mt. Taylor IHC

Chris Brashears, Superintendent 
Email Chris
(505) 287-6761 (Office)
(505) 401-1471 (Cell)

Howard Kenny, Assistant Superintendent
Email Howard
(505) 287-6767 (Office)
(505) 240-3996 (Cell)

Vernon Jackson, Squad Leader
Email Vernon

Chris Sanchez, Squad Leader
Email Chris

Eric McKenna, Squad Leader
Email Eric
(617) 833-5691

(505) 287-8833 (Office)
(505) 287-4924 (Fax)
(505) 290-7412 / 7586 (Cell)


Navajo IHC 
Navajo Region, Branch of Forestry
PO Box 1060 MC 443
Gallup, NM 87305

Duty location for crew: Ft. Defiance, AZ

Vann Smith, Superintendent 
Email Vann
(928) 729-7382 (Office)
(928) 205-1696 (Cell)

Charles Smith, Assistant Superintendent
Email Charles
(575) 973-2248 (Cell)

(928) 729-7234 (Office)
(928) 729-2307 (Dispatch)
(928) 729-5029 (Fax)


Payson IHC
Tonto NF
Payson Ranger District
1009 E. Hwy 260
Payson, AZ 85541

Duty location for crew: Payson, AZ

Mike Schinstock, Superintendent 
Email Mike
(928) 600-2535 (Cell)


Jon Ward, Assistant Superintendent
Email Jon
(928) 978-0577 (Cell)

(928) 474-7900 (Winter) 
(928) 474-7955/7957 (Summer)


Prescott IHC
Prescott NF
Prescott Fire Center
2400 Melville Drive
Prescott, AZ 86301

Prescott IHC

Darin Fisher, Superintendent
Email Darin
(928) 713-1307 (Cell)

Chris Loxterman, Captain
Email Chris
(928) 777-5722

JJ Rue, Captain
Email JJ
(928) 777-5724

(928) 777-5723 (Office)
(928) 713-1307 (Crew Cell)
(928) 777-5609 (Fax)


Sacramento IHC 
Lincoln NF
Sacramento Ranger District
PO Box 288
Cloudcroft, NM 88317

Duty location for crew: Sacramento, NM

Matthew Barone, Superintendent
Email Matt
(575) 682-2551 (Office)

Daniel Chavez, Assistant Superintendent
Email Daniel
(575) 682-2551 (Office)
(575) 430-5754 (Cell)

Gordon Wells, Squad Leader
Email Gordon
(575) 687-3554

Caleb Hicks, Squad Leader
Email Caleb

(575) 687-3554

James Vigil, Squad Leader
Email James

(575) 687-3554

(575) 682-2551 (Office)
(575) 687-3554 (Base) 
(575) 687-2568 (Fax)


Santa Fe IHC
Santa Fe NF
11 Forest Lane
Santa Fe, NM 87508

Duty location for crew: Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe IHC

David M. Simpson, Superintendent
Email David
(505) 438-5641 (Office)
(505) 231-4831 (Cell)

Mateo Pacheco, Assistant Superintendent
Email Mateo 
(505) 366-7225 (Cell)

Keith Crain, Squad Leader - Alpha 
Email Keith
(505) 670-1714 (Cell)

Joseph Soukup, Squad Leader - Bravo 
Email Joe
(402) 350-5991 (Cell)

Paul Garcia, Squad Leader - Charlie 
Email Paul 
505-412-0419 (Cell)

(505) 471-0004 (Fax)


Silver City IHC
Gila NF
Silver City Ranger District
3005 Camino del Bosque
Silver City, NM 88061

Duty location for crew: Silver City, NM

Silver City IHC

Marcus Cornwell, Superintendent
Email Marcus
(575) 388-8248 (Office)

Justin Romero, Foreman
Email Justin
(575) 388-8217

TJ Oliver, Squad Boss
Email TJ 
(575) 388-8271

Ricky Shaw, Squad Boss
Email Ricky
(575) 388-8244

Andy Hamilton, Squad Boss
Email Andy
(575) 388-8452

(575) 388-8201 (Office)
(575) 388-8313 (Fax) 


Smokey Bear IHC
Lincoln NF
Smokey Bear Ranger District
901 Mechem Drive
Ruidoso, NM 88345

Duty location for crew: Ruidoso, NM

Smokey Bear IHC

Beau Jarvis, Superintendent
Email Beau
(575) 630-3037 (Office)

Errick Kimbrell, Assistant Superintendent
(575) 630-3038 (Office)


(575) 257-4095 (District Office)
(575) 630-3030 (Fax)


Zuni IHC
Southwest Regional Office - BIA
P.O. Box 369
301 N. Bldg. 54

Zuni, NM 87327

Todd Etsate, Superintendent
Email Todd
(505) 870-3056 (Cell)

Ricky Booqua Jr., Assistant Superintendent
Email Ricky
(505) 870-8892 (Cell)

(505) 782-3366/3367 (Office)

(505) 782-3375 (Zuni Dispatch)
(505) 782-3017 (Fax)


 

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