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State Administrative Agency (SAA) Contacts

The State Administrative Agency (SAA) is the only entity eligible to apply for and submit the application for the Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) and its component programs — State Homeland Security Program (SHSP), Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI), and Operation Stonegarden (OPSG) — as well as the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP).

Additionally, the SAA is one of two eligible entities allowed to apply for the Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) (the state Emergency Management Agency is the other).

If you have a project you are interested in funding, please contact your applicable SAA POC.

The State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program State Administrative Agency contacts, are available on State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program |

AlabamaAlabama Law Enforcement AgencyWendy Taylor
AlaskaAlaska Division of Homeland Security & Emergency ManagementBill Dennis
(907) 428-7089
American SamoaAmerican Samoa Department of Homeland SecurityLealofisa Moliga
(684) 699-0415
ArizonaArizona Department of Homeland SecuritySusan Dzbanko
(602) 319-8837
ArkansasArkansas Division of Emergency ManagementKathy Wright Smith
(501) 683-6700
CaliforniaCalifornia Office of Emergency ServicesAlissa Adams (HSGP)
(916) 845-8740

Huy Tram (NSGP)
(916) 845-8649
ColoradoColorado Department of Public Safety, Division of Homeland Security & Emergency ManagementMr. Michael Haney M.A
(303) 594-0572  
ConnecticutDepartment of Emergency Services & Public ProtectionIan Alexander
DelawareDelaware Emergency Management AgencyChristine Beste
(302) 659-2378
District of ColumbiaDistrict of Columbia Homeland Security & Emergency Management AgencyCharles Madden
(202) 724-6568
FloridaFlorida Division of Emergency ManagementChanda Jenkins
(850) 815-4342
GeorgiaGeorgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security AgencySheneka Turner
(404) 635-7068
GuamGuam Homeland Security, Office of Civil DefenseEsther J.C. Aguigui
(671) 475-9600
HawaiiState Department of DefenseFrank J. Pace
(808) 733-4205
IdahoIdaho Military Division / Idaho Office of Emergency ManagementMatt McCarter
(208) 258-6517
IllinoisIllinois Emergency Management AgencyRobert Evans 217-557-4788
IndianaIndiana Department of Homeland SecurityKim Snyder
(317) 234-8929
IowaIowa Homeland Security & Emergency Management DepartmentJulie Nishijima
(515) 725-3293
KansasHomeland Security Emergency OperationsEdna Cordner
(785) 296-2444
KentuckyKentucky Office of Homeland SecurityAnna Roaden
LouisianaGovernor’s Office of Homeland Security & Emergency PreparednessWayne Tedesco
MaineMaine Emergency Management AgencyRachel Bethea
(207) 480-9240
MarylandMaryland Department of Emergency ManagementDanielle Whitestone
(443) 381-3533
MassachusettsExecutive Office of Public Safety & SecurityBen Podsiadlo
MichiganMichigan State Police Department / Emergency Management & Homeland Security DivisionKim Richmond
(517) 284-3952
MinnesotaMinnesota Department of Public Safety, Division of Homeland Security & Emergency ManagementMichelle Turbeville
(651) 398-0930
MississippiMississippi Office of Homeland Security AgencyBaxter Kruger
MissouriMissouri Office of Homeland Security / Department of Public SafetyJoni McCarter
(573) 526-9020
MontanaMontana Disaster & Emergency ServicesBurke Honzel
(406) 324-4771
NebraskaNebraska Emergency Management AgencyChelsea Gray
(402) 471-7413
NevadaNevada Division of Emergency ManagementSuz Coyote
(775) 687-0327
New HampshireNew Hampshire Department of SafetyPamela Urban-Morin
(603) 271-7033
New JerseyNew Jersey Department of Homeland Security & PreparednessDan Morocco
(609) 584-4832
New MexicoNew Mexico Department of Homeland Security & Emergency ManagementValli Wasp
(505) 231-4995
New YorkNew York State Division of Homeland Security & Emergency ServicesEric Abramson
(518) 402-2123
North CarolinaNorth Carolina Department of Public SafetyDerek Dorazio
North DakotaNorth Dakota Department of Emergency ServicesDebbie Lacombe
(701) 328-8100
Northern Mariana IslandsCommonwealth of the Northern Mariana Island Homeland Security & Emergency ManagementNaomi Ada
(670) 664-2216
OhioOhio Emergency Management AgencyGeoffrey Martin
(614) 799-3836
OklahomaOklahoma Office of Homeland SecurityChristina Daron
OregonOregon Department of Emergency ManagementKevin Jeffries
(503) 378-3661
PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Emergency Management AgencyVictoria Neve
(717) 307-6123)

Shendelle Hockenberry
(717) 651-2013
Puerto RicoOffice for Public Security AffairsTaviana Nevares
(787) 763-3424
Rhode IslandRhode Island Emergency Management AgencyTim Nadeau
(401) 462-7535
South CarolinaSouth Carolina Law Enforcement DivisionRobert Connell
(803) 896-7021
South DakotaSouth Dakota Department of Public SafetyJune Snyder
(605) 773-3450
TennesseeTennessee Emergency Management AgencyGary Baker
(615) 741-7073
TexasTexas Office of the Governor, Homeland Security Grants DivisionRobert Cottle
(512) 463-8317
US Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management AgencyFlorecita Brunn
(340) 715-6803
UtahUtah Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency ManagementTanner Patterson
(801) 598-1610
VermontVermont Department of Public Safety – Homeland Security UnitJennifer L. Morrison (802) 244-8718
VirginiaVirginia Department of Emergency ManagementCatherine Lee
(804) 381-8188
WashingtonWashington State Military Department – Emergency Management DivisionSierra Wardell
(253) 512-7121
West VirginiaWest Virginia Division of Emergency ManagementDavid Hoge
(304) 558-5380
WisconsinWisconsin Emergency Management – Department of Military AffairsCarl Stenbol
(608) 405-2101
WyomingWyoming Office of Homeland SecurityAshley Paulsrud
(307) 777-4707