Main Content

FEMA Region IX: Contacts

Thank you for your interest in contacting FEMA. This section is for all external audiences trying to contact people within FEMA's Region IX Office. Please visit our FAQs to see if we might already have an answer for your particular question.

Disaster survivors, please contact us by phone at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or  TTY: (800) 462-7585.  You can also visit

For other inquiries, please fill out our online form and we will route your request to the appropriate internal office.  For regional specific questions, also included below is a list of FEMA Region 9 contacts. 

Follow us on Twitter!  Sign up for GovDelivery!  FEMA Region 9 Website

 Mailing Address

Federal Emergency Management Agency
1111 Broadway, Suite 1200
Oakland, CA 94607-4052

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, American Samoa, Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia

Media and Public Contacts

External Affairs Office

Media Queries   
Telephone: (510) 627-7006

John Hamill, External Affairs Office Director
Telephone: (510) 627-7054

Casey De Shong, Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs
Telephone: (510) 627-7785

Michael Cummings, Private Sector Liaison
Telephone: (510) 627-7220

Kelly Hudson, Speakers' Bureau Coordinator
Telephone: (510) 627-7079

Grants Division

Telephone: (510) 627-7121

Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program

Douglas Woods
Fire Program Specialist
Telephone: (510) 627-7208

Teresa Yeung
Fire Program Specialist
Contractor - Cabezon Group
Telephone: (510) 627-7208

Mission Support

Telephone: (510) 627-7010

Response Division

Telephone: (510) 627-7251

Recovery Division

Telephone: 510-627-7250

Pacific Area Office

Telephone: (808) 851-7900

Southern California Field Office

Telephone: (626) 431-3000

Environmental & Historic Preservation Contact

Telephone: (510) 627-7027

Insurance and Floodplain Management Contact

Region IX Planner Line
Telephone: (510) 627-7184

General Mapping and Letter of Map Change Contacts

For all inquiries, contact:

FEMA Map Assistance Center (FMAC)
Telephone (Toll Free): 1-877-FEMA MAP (1-877-336-2627)

Eric Simmons (Regional Engineer for Alameda, Alpine, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Humboldt, Inyo, Kings, Lake, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Modoc, Mono, Monterey, Nevada, San Benito, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tulare, Yolo and Yuba Counties in California; Nevada, Hawaii, Guam and other Pacific territories)

Kathleen Schaefer (Regional Engineer for Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Del Norte, Fresno, Glenn, Kern, Lassen, Los Angeles, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tehama, Toulumne, Trinity and Ventura Counties in California)

Edward Curtis (Regional Engineer for Imperial, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and San Luis Obispo Counties in California; and Arizona)

For all inquiries, contact the FEMA Map Assistance Center

Raymond Lenaburg (Risk Analysis Branch Chief)

National Preparedness Division

Farley Howell
Federal Preparedness Coordinator
(510) 627-7100

Jeffrey Lusk
Deputy Federal Preparedness Coordinator
(510) 627-7100

Regional Integration Branch

Fred Wehrenberg, CHMM
Branch Chief
(510) 627-7020


Susan Waller
NIMS Coordinator
(510) 627-7275


Charles Srioudom
Regional Exercise Officer
(510) 627-7108

Wendy Bailey
Exercise Specialist
(510) 627-7078

Stephen Graves
Training and Exercise Specialist
(510) 627-7729


Tomas Kaselionis
Regional Training Manager
(510) 627-7298

Larry Dove (Pacific Area Office-Hawaii)
Training and Exercise Specialist
(808) 851-7906

Preparedness and Analysis Branch

Randy Brawley
Branch Chief
(510) 627-7053

Joel Palmer, MPH, CPH
Preparedness Analyst/Planning Specialist
(510) 627-7193

James R. Macaulay, CEM
Regional Continuity Program Coordinator
(510) 627-7009

Tessa Badua-Larsen
Tribal Liaison
(510) 627-7185

Heather Duschell
Tribal Liaison
(510) 627-7052

Angela Nak
Individual and Community Preparedness
Contract Support
(510) 627-7105

Technological Hazards Branch

Richard Grundstrom
Branch Chief
(510) 627-7240

Paul Anderson
Technological Hazards Program Specialist
(510) 627-7093

Alberto Sifuentes
Technological Hazards Program Specialist
(510) 627-7108

Johanna Berkey
Technological Hazards Program Specialist
(510) 627-7100

John Woytak
Hazardous Materials Specialist
(510) 627-7167

Elena Joyner
Technological Hazards Program Assistant
(510) 627-7195

Stay Connected with FEMA Region 9:  Follow us on Twitter!  Sign up for GovDelivery!  FEMA Region 9 Website

Last Updated: 
02/12/2015 - 09:40