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The AFG Program has positioned technical assistance staff in 10 federal regional centers. These Regional Fire Program Specialists can respond to questions on the implementation of the AFG program. The Regional Fire Program Specialists also carry out grant monitoring activities, and conduct grant writing workshops on the preparation of requests for Assistance to Firefighter Grants. Please feel free to contact the Regional Fire Program Specialist in your region for assistance.

Fire departments that have questions regarding the AFG program can reach the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Grant Programs Directorate AFG Program staff at:

U.S. Department of Homeland Security/FEMA
800 K Street NW,
Washington, DC 20472-3620

Phone: 1-866-274-0960

e-Mail: firegrants@fema.dhs.gov


Fraud Hotline

If you have knowledge of fraud, waste, abuse, allegations of civil liberties or civil rights abuses, or mismanagement involving Federal Emergency Management Agency programs or operations, you can:

  • Fax the DHS OIG Hotline at:
  • (202) 254-4292
  • e-Mail: DHSOIGHOTLINE@dhs.gov

  • Or write to:
  • DHS Office of Inspector General
  • MAIL STOP 2600
  • 245 Murray Drive, SW, Building 410
  • Washington, DC 20528

When making a report convey as much information as possible such as: Who? What? Where? When? Why? How? Complaints may be made anonymously or you may request confidentiality.

Regional Contacts

Region I: Serving CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT

  • David L. Parr
    Regional Fire Program Specialist
    Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program
    99 High Street, 5th Floor
    Boston, MA 02110
    Ph: (617) 956-7631
    Cell: (202) 510-8990
    Fax: (617) 956-7538
    david.parr@fema.dhs.gov
     
  • Lance D. Harbour
    Regional Fire Program Specialist
    Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program
    99 High Street, 5th Floor
    Boston, MA 02110
    Ph: (617) 956-7544
    Cell: (617) 513-9734
    Fax: (617) 956-7538
    lance.harbour@fema.dhs.gov

Region II: Serving NJ, NY, PR, VI

  • David Fortino
    Regional Fire Program Specialist
    Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program
    26 Federal Plaza
    13th Floor
    New York, NY 10278
    Ph:  (212) 680-3667
    david.fortino@fema.dhs.gov
     
  • Lauren Fischer
    Regional Fire Program Specialist
    Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program
    26 Federal Plaza
    13th Floor
    New York, NY 10278
    Ph:  (212) 680-8506
    lauren.fischer@fema.dhs.gov

Region III: Serving DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV

  • Lori Bainbridge
    FEMA - Region III
    Grants Division
    One Independence Mall, 6th Floor
    615 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    Ph: (215) 931-5586                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mobile: (215) 495-4280
    lori.bainbridge@fema.dhs.gov
     
  • Kerry M. Holmes
    Regional Fire Program Specialist Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program
    FEMA - Region III
    One Independence Mall, 6th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    Phone: (215) 931-5596
    Mobile: (215) 275-0884
    kerry.holmes@fema.dhs.gov

Region IV: Serving AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN

  • Vincent Ramm
    Regional Fire Program Specialist
    Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program
    Federal Regional Center
    436 South Pinetree Blvd.
    Thomasville, GA 31792
    Ph: (229) 225-4965
    Fax: (229) 225-4966
    Vincent.rammsr@fema.dhs.gov
     
  • Alma Christian
    Ph: (770) 220-8769
    Fax: (770) 220-3170
    alma.christian@fema.dhs.gov
     
  • Robin L. Rice
    436 S. Pinetree Blvd.
    Thomasville, GA 31792
    (229) 225-4551
    robin.rice@fema.dhs.gov

Region V: Serving IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI

Region VI: Serving AR, LA, NM, OK, TX

  • Brad Cole
    Regional Fire Program Specialist
    Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program
    Federal Regional Center
    800 N. Loop 288
    Denton, TX 76201
    Ph: (940) 898-5310
    Ph2: (940) 367-2115
    Fax: (940) 898-5263
    brad.cole@fema.dhs.gov

Region VII: Serving IA, KS, MO, NE

  • Rex Jennings
    9221 Ward Pkwy
    Suite 300
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    Ph: (816) 283-7951
    Fax: (816) 283-7098
    rex.jennings@fema.dhs.gov
     
  • Linda Davis
    Fire Program Specialist
    AFG/SAFER/Fire Prevention Grant Programs
    FEMA Region 7 - Kansas City
    Department of Homeland Security
    9221 Ward Parkway
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    816-283-7094 (phone)
    816-283-7098 (fax)
    Linda.davis@fema.dhs.gov

Region VIII: Serving CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY

  • Ted Young
    Denver Federal Center
    Building 710
    Box 25267
    Denver, CO 80225-0267
    Ph: (303) 235-4791
    Fax: (303) 253-4628
    ted.young@fema.dhs.gov

Region IX: Serving AZ, CA, Guam, HI, NV, CNMI, American Samoa

  • Doug Woods
    1111 Broadway Street
    Suite 1200
    Oakland, CA 94607-4052
    Ph: (510) 627-7208
    Fax: (510) 627-7114
    douglas.woods@fema.dhs.gov
     
  • Teresa Yeung
    Regional Fire Program Specialist
    Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program
    1111 Broadway Street
    Suite 1200
    Oakland, CA 94607-4052
    Ph: (510) 627-7213
    Fax: (510) 627-7114
    teresa.yeung@fema.dhs.gov

Region X: Serving AK, ID, OR, WA

  • Brian K. Ipsen
    FEMA Region 10
    130 228 Street SW
    Bothell, WA 98021
    Ph: (425) 487-4633
    Fax: (425) 775-7560
    brian.ipsen@fema.dhs.gov
     
  • Teresa Yeung
    Regional Fire Program Specialist
    Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program
    1111 Broadway Street
    Suite 1200
    Oakland, CA 94607-4052
    Ph: (510) 627-7213
    Fax: (510) 627-7114
    teresa.yeung@fema.dhs.gov
Last Updated: 
11/25/2014 - 16:43
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