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EPA Regional and State Contacts for Biosolids

On this page:
  • EPA Region 1 (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and 10 tribes)
  • EPA Region 2 (New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and 8 tribes)
  • EPA Region 3 (Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and 7 tribes)
  • EPA Region 4 (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and 6 tribes)
  • EPA Region 5 (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin and 35 tribes)
  • EPA Region 6 (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and 66 tribes)
  • EPA Region 7 (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and 9 tribes)
  • EPA Region 8 (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming and 28 tribes)
  • EPA Region 9 (Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau, and 148 tribes)
  • EPA Region 10 (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and 271 tribes)

Region 1

Michael Cobb (
USEPA Region 1
Office of Ecosystem Protection
5 Post Office Square, Suite 100
Mail Code: OEP06-1
Boston, MA 02109-3912
Phone: 617-918-1369
Fax: 617-918-0369

New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission
Jennifer Lichtensteiger (
Environmental Analyst
650 Suffolk Street, Suite 410
Lowell, MA 01854
Phone: 978-349-2525
Fax: 978-323-7919

Carla J. Hopkins (
Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Solid Waste Management
17 State House Station
Augusta ME 04333-0017
Phone: 207-287-8491
Fax: 207-287-7826

Jennifer Wood (
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Water Management
1 Winter Street
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: 617-654-6536

Eamon Twohig (
Program Manager
Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
Residuals Management Section
1 National Life Drive, Davis 1
Montpelier, VT 05620-3704
Phone: 802-490-6189

Rhode Island
Alex Pinto (
Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
235 Promenade Street
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-222-4700 x 7227
Fax: 401-222-3564

New Hampshire
Anthony Drouin (
New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
Wastewater Engineering Bureau
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-271-2818
Fax: 603-271-4128

Craig Motasky ( (primary)
William Hogan (
Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection
Planning and Standards Division, Water Bureau
79 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: 860-424-3754
Fax: 860-424-4067

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Region 2

Alia Roufaeal (
USEPA Region 2
Division of Enforcement and Compliance Assistance
290 Broadway - 20th Floor
New York, NY 10007-1866
Phone: 212-637-3864
Fax: 212-637-3953

New Jersey
Michele Christopher (
Bureau Chief
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Pretreatment and Residuals, Division of Water Quality
Mail Code 401-02B
401 East State Street, P.O. Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Phone: 609-984-4428
Fax: 609-984-7938

Anthony Pilawski (
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Pretreatment and Residuals, Division of Water Quality
Mail Code 401-02B
401 East State Street, P.O. Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Phone: 609-633-3823
Fax: 609-984-7938

New York
Sally Rowland (
Lead Biosolids Contact
New York Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Materials Management, Organic Recycling and Beneficial Use Section
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-7253
Phone: 518-402-8706
Fax: 518-402-8654

Molly Trembley (
New York Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Materials Management, Organic Recycling and Beneficial Use Section
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-7253
Phone: 518-402-8706
Fax: 518-402-8654

Puerto Rico
Annette Feliberty Ruiz (
Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board
Permits Division
P.O. Box 11488
Santurce, PR 00910-1488
Phone: 787-767-8181 x 3453
Fax: 787-767-1962

Virgin Islands
Austin Callwood (
Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources
Division of Environmental Protection
Wheatley Center II
St. Thomas, US VI 00802
Phone: 340-773-1082
Fax: 340-714-9549

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Region 3

Diana Saintignon (
USEPA Region 3
1650 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-814-2760

Brian Churchill (
Environmental Scientist
Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Division of Water Resources, Surface Water Discharges Section
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: 302-739-9946
Fax: 302-739-8369

Nazeeh Freij (
Maryland Department of the Environment
Waste Management Administration
1800 Washington Blvd., Suite 605
Baltimore, MD 21230-1719
Phone: 410-537-3375
Fax: 410-537-3842

Thomas Yoo (
Maryland Department of the Environment
Biosolids Division, Resource Management Program, MDE
1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 610
Baltimore MD  21230-1717
Phone: (410) 537-3403
Fax: (410) 537-3321

West Virginia
Mark Bolling (
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
1356 Hansford Street
Charleston, WV 25301-1401
Phone: 304-389-7639
Fax: 304-558-3948

Neil Zahradka (
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Office of Land Application Programs
629 E. Main Street
P. O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218-1105
Phone: 804-698-4102
Fax: 804-698-4116

Kevin S. McLeary (
Environmental Engineer Manager
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Rachel Carson State Office Building - Bureau of Clean Water
P.O. Box 8774
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8774
Phone: 717-783-1820
Fax: 717-772-4474

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Region 4

Sam Sampath (>
Environmental Engineer
USEPA Region 4
NPDES Permitting and Enforcement Branch
61 Forsyth Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-562-9229

Rick Kelsey (
Materials Management Section Chief
Alabama Department of Environmental Management
Land Division, Solid Wastse Branch
P. O. Box 301463
Montgomery AL 36130–1463
Phone: 334-271-7770
Fax: 334-271-7770

Maurice Barker(
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
MS #3540
2600 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2400
Phone: 850-245-8614
Fax: 850-245-8621

Hsin-Sheng Yeh (
Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Environmental Protection Division
2 Martin Luther King Jr Drive, Suite 1152 East
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: 404-463-4947
Fax: 404-656-2453

Frank Whitney (
Environmental Technologist III
Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection
Division of Waste Management, Solid Waste Branch
200 Fair Oaks Lane, 2nd Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-564-6716
Fax: 502-564-4049

Jennifer Milner (
Environmental Administrator
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
Solid Waste Policy, Planning, and Grants Branch
P.O. Box 2261
Jackson, MS 39225-2261
Phone: 601-961-5739
Fax: 601-961-5785

North Carolina
Troy Doby (
Environmental Engineer
North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Division of Water Resources, Nondischarge Permitting Unit
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Phone: 919-807-6336
Fax: 919-807-6496

South Carolina
Brenda Green (
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
Division of Water Facilities Permitting, Domestic Wastewater Permitting
2600 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803-898-3375
Fax: 803-898-4215

Robert G. O’Dette (
MS, PE, Assistant Manager Municipal Facilities and State Biosolids Coordinator
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
Division of Water Pollution Control
6th Floor L&C Annex
401 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1534
Phone: 615-532-0625
Direct: 615-253-5319
Fax: 615-532-0686

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Region 5

John Colletti (
USEPA Region 5
Permits Branch WP-16-J
77 West Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604-3507
Phone: 312-886-6106

Amy Dragovich (
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
1001 N Grand Avenue E
Springfield, IL 62702
Phone: 217-782-0610

Brenda Stephanoff (
Indiana Department of Environmental Management
100 N. Senate Avenue
MC 65-45 IGCN 1101
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2251
Phone: 317-233-0472
Fax: 317-232-3403

Mike Person (
Biosolids Program Coordinator
Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy
Water Resources Division
401 Ketchum Street, Suite B
Bay City, MI 48708
Phone: 989-297-0779

Jeremy Hoeh (
Unit Supervisor
Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy
Drinking Water and Municipal Assistance Division
Septage Waste Program, Environmental Health Section
P.O. Box 30817
Lansing, MI 48909-8311
Phone: 517-284-6528
Fax: 517-241-1328

Sherry Bock (
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Brainerd Office
7678 College Road South
Baxter, MN 56425
Phone: 218-316-3882

Betsy VanWormer (
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Division of Surface Water
P.O. Box 1049
50 W. Town Street, Suite 700
Columbus, OH 43216-1049
Phone: 614-644-2150

Dana Hayden-Martin (
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Northwest District Office
347 N. Dunbridge Road
Bowling Green, OH 43402
Phone: 419-373-3067

Patrick Slattery (
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Northeast District Office
2110 East Aurora Road
Twinsburg, OH 44087
Phone: 330-963-1118
Fax: 330-487-0769

Frederick J. Hegeman (
Residuals Coordinator
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Bureau of Watershed Management, Wastewater Permit Section
101 South Webster Street
P.O. Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707-7921
Phone: 608-267-7611
Fax: 608-267-2800

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Region 6

Denise Hamilton
USEPA Region 6
Water Quality Protection Division
1201 Elm Street, Suite 500
Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: 214-665-2775
Fax: 214-665-2191

William F. Cooper IV (
USEPA Region 6
Water Division
1201 Elm Street, Suite 500
Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: 214-665-6443
Fax: 214-665-2191

Mo Shafii (
Assistant Chief 
Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
Water Division 
5301 Northshore Drive
Little Rock, AR 72118-5317
Phone: 501-682-0616
Fax: 501-682-0910

Ronda Burtch (
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Water Permits Division
P.O. Box 4313
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4313
Phone: 225-219-3213
Fax: 225-219-3156

New Mexico
Sarah Holcomb (
Program Manager
New Mexico Environment Department
Surface Water Quality Bureau, Point Source Regulation Section
1190 St. Francis Drive
Sante Fe, NM 87502
Phone: 505-827-2798

Toby Harden (
E.I., District Representative
Water Quality Division, Municipal Wastewater Enforcement Section
Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality
707 N. Robinson
P.O. Box 1677
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-1677
Phone: 405-702-8109
Fax: 405-702-8101

Brian Sierant (
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Water Quality Division
P.O. Box 13087
Austin, TX 78711-3087
Phone: 512-239-1375
Fax: 512-239-4430

Firoj Vahora (
Team Leader
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Water Quality Division
P.O. Box 13087
Austin, TX 78711-3087
Phone: 512-239-4540
Fax: 512-239-4430

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Region 7

Cynthia Sans (
USEPA Region 7
Biosolids Center of Excellence
11201 Renner Boulevard
Lenexa, KS 66219
Phone: 913-551-7492

Alex Owutaka (
USEPA Region 7
11201 Renner Blvd.
Lenexa, KS 66219
Phone: 913-551-7584

John Dunn (
USEPA Region 7
Water Enforcement Branch
11201 Renner Blvd.
Lenexa, KS 66219
Phone: 913-551-7594

Emy Liu (
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Water Quality Bureau
502 East 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0034
Phone: 515-281-8509

Shelly Shores-Miller (
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Technical Services Division
1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 420
Topeka KS 66612
Phone: 785 296-2856

Reuel Anderson (
Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy
P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, NE 68509-8922
Phone: 402-471-1367

Greg Caldwell (
Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Water Protection Program, Operating Permits Section
P.O. Box 176
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 573-526-1426
Fax: 573-522-9920

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Region 8

No EPA Regional Coordinator at Present
USEPA Region 8
1595 Wynkoop Street
Denver, CO 80202-2466

Tim Larson (
Biosolids Manager
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Water Quality Control Division
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80246-1530
Phone: 303-691-4091
Fax: 303-782-0390

Rick Thompson (
Montana Department of Environmental Quality
1520 East Sixth Avenue
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Phone: 406-444-5345

North Dakota
Marty Haroldson (
NPDES Program Manager
North Dakota Department of Health
Division of Water Quality
918 E Divide Avenue, 4th Floor
Bismarck, ND 58501-1947
Phone: 701-328-5234
Fax: 701-328-5200

South Dakota
Kyle Doerr (
Biosolids Coordinator
South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Surface Water Quality
Joe Foss Building
523 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-3181
Phone: 605-773-3351
Fax: 605-773-5286

Daniel Griffin (
P. E. Environmental Engineer, Biosolids Coordinator Utah Department of Environmental Quality
UPDES Engineering Section
P.O. Box 144870
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4870
Phone: 801-536-4387
Fax: 801-536-4301

Rich Cripe (
Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
Herschler Bldg., 4th Floor West
122 W. 25th Street
Cheyenne, WY 82009
Phone: 307-777-7075
Fax: 307-777-5973

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Region 9

Lauren Fondahl (
Biosolids Coordinator
USEPA Region 9
75 Hawthorne Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 415-972-3514
Fax: 415 947-3549

Sondra Francis (
Project Manager
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
Water Quality Compliance Assurance Unit
1110 West Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602-771-4689

Brianna St. Pierre (
PG, Senior Engineering Geologist, Materials Management Unit Chief
State Water Resources Control Board
Division of Water Quality, Agriculture, Biosolids, Composting and Land Disposal Programs
1001 I Street, 15th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-341-5810

Michael Cummings (
Hawaii Department of Health
Wastewater Branch
919 Ala Moana Blvd., Room 309
Honolulu, HI 96814
Phone: 808-586-4294

Robert Wimer (
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Pollution Control
901 S. Stewart Street, Suite 4001
Carson City NV 89701
Phone: 775-687-9458
Fax: 775-687-4684

Navajo Nation
Ronnie Ben (
Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency
P.O. Box 1298
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Phone: 928-871-7186
Fax: 928-871-7996

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Region 10

Michael Le (
USEPA Region 10
NPDES Permits Unit (OWW-191)
Suite 900
1200 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101-3140
Phone: 206-553-1099
Fax: 206-553-1280

Lori Aldrich (
Regional Program Manager
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
555 Cordova Street
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: 907-269-7622
Fax: 907-269-7600

Pat Heins (
State Program Coordinator
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
700 NE Multnomah Street, Suite 600
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 503-229-5749

Kyle Dorsey (
State Biosolids Program Coordinator​
Washington State Department of Ecology
P.O. Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504-7600
Phone: 360-407-6559

Tressa Nicholas (
MSCE, State Biosolids Coordinator, Wastewater Analyst
Idaho State Department of Environmental of Quality
Water Quality Division
1410 N. Hilton
Boise ID 83706
Phone: 208-373-0116
Fax: 208-373-0576

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