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Upper Colorado Regional Office Address:
125 South State Street, Room 8100
Salt Lake City, Utah 84138-1147

Upper Colorado Regional Office Contacts
Title or position Name Phone Number
Regional Director Wayne Pullan  801-524-3600
Special Assistant to UCB Regional Director Marcie Bainson  801-524-3605
Assistant Regional Director Daniel Picard  801-524-3602
Assistant Regional Director Katrina Grantz  801-524-3606
Regional Liaison Officer David Isleman  202-513-0667
Regional Public Affairs Officer Becki Bryant  801-524-3659
Safety and Technical Services Division E. Ted Dunn II  970-248-0690
Financial Management Division Vacant  801-524-3660
Resources Management Division Kathleen Callister  801-524-3781
Human Resources Division Theresa Michal  801-524-3733
Power Office Manager Nick Williams  801-524-3745
Acquisition Management Division James Durrant  801-524-3854
Information Management and Technology Division Lisa Iams  801-524-3673
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Alamosa Field Division Address:
10900 Highway 160 East
Alamosa, Colorado 81101-9518

Alamosa Field Division Contacts
Title or position Name Phone Number
Manager Vacant   719-589-1801
Water Quality Group Susan Storm   719-589-1810
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Albuquerque Area Office Address:
555 Broadway Blvd. Northeast, Suite 100
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102-2352

Albuquerque Area Office Contacts
Title or position Name Phone Number
Area Manager Jennifer Faler   505-462-3540
Deputy Area Manager Jim Wilber   505-462-3540
Assistant Area Manager Sean Torpey   505-462-3540
Public Affairs Specialist Mary Carlson   505-462-3576
Business Operation Division Kari Vasenden   505-462-3584
Technical Services Division Mark Nemeth   505-462-3791
Water Resources Management Division Yvette McKenna   505-462-3640
Environment and Lands Division Jennifer Bachus   505-462-3596
Facilities Management Division Leann Woodruff   505-462-3579
Major Projects Vacant   505-462-3615
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Chama Field Division Address:
193 North Pinon Drive
P.O. Box 426
Chama, New Mexico 87520-0426

Chama Field Division Contact
Title or position Name Phone Number
Facilities Manager Vacant   505-756-2175
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Curecanti Field Division Address:
1820 South Rio Grande
Montrose, Colorado 81401-4859

Curecanti Field Division Contacts
Title or position Name Phone Number
Manager Vacant   970-240-6300
Administrative Services Group Kay Schritter   970-240-6301
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El Paso Field Office Address:
10737 Gateway West, Suite 350
El Paso, Texas 79935

El Paso Field Office Contact
Title or position Name Phone Number
Manager Gerardo Melendez   915-534-6300
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Elephant Butte Field Division Address:
HC 32, Box 312
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico 87901-9802

Elephant Butte Field Division Contact
Title or position Name Phone Number
Facilities Manager Billy Elbrock   575-223-9910
Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist (Storage Group) Benjamin Kalminson   575-223-9920
Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist (Power Group) Vacant   575-223-9913
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Four Corners Construction Office Address:
1235 La Plata Highway
Farmington, New Mexico 87401

Four Corners Construction Office Contacts
Title or position Name Phone Number
Construction Engineer/Office Manager Bart Deming  505-324-5031 or
505-436-4932
Deputy Construction Engineer Vacant  
Office Engineering Division Manager Ryan Gladden  505-599-4564
Field Engineering Division Manager Emma Manzanares (Acting)  505-324-5017
Navajo Nation Liaison/Outreach Coordinator Becky Begay  505-324-5044
Administrative Officer Kelly Christesen  505-324-5040
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Flaming Gorge Field Division Address:
5995 Flaming Gorge Visitor Center
Dutch John, Utah 84023

Flaming Gorge Field Division Contacts
Title or position Name Phone Number
Manager Vacant   435-885-3231
Administrative Officer Roxann Reid   435-885-3220
Operations and Maintenance Group Vacant   435-885-3238
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Fontenelle Dam / Powerplant Address:
HC 65 #38 Fontenelle Road
Kemmerer, Wyoming 83101

Fontenelle Dam/Powerplant Contact
Title or position Name Phone Number
Plant Supervisor Vacant   307-877-3561
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Glen Canyon Field Division Address:
805 Bureau Street
P.O. Box 1477
Page, Arizona 86040-1477

Glen Canyon Field Division Contacts
Title or position Name Phone Number
Manager Vacant   928-645-0401
Deputy Facility Manager Gus Levy   928-645-0450
Powerplant Operations Kent Miyagishima   928-645-0470
Administrative Officer Lori Heibult   928-645-0403
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Power Office Address:
125 South State Street, Room 8100
Salt Lake City, Utah 84138-1147

Power Office Contacts
Title or position Name Phone Number
Power Office Manager Nicholas Williams   801-524-3620
Deputy Power Manager Robert Martin   928-614-0806
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Provo Area Office Address:
302 East Lakeview Parkway
Provo, Utah 84606-7317

Provo Area Office Contacts
Title or position Name Phone Number
Area Manager Kent Kofford   801-379-1000
Deputy Area Manager Paul Christensen   801-379-1000
Assistant Area Manager Rick Baxter   801-379-1000
Administrative Services Division Deborah Hilton   801-379-1110
Field Engineering Division Spencer Strand   801-379-1285
Office Engineering Division Vacant  
Resources Management Division Dale Hamilton  801-379-1186
Water, Environmental, and Lands Division Vacant  
Drilling Operations Team
315 West 1100 North
Pleasant Grove, Utah 84062
Jefferie Van Ausdal  801-361-9627
Construction Services Group
315 West 1100 North
Pleasant Grove, Utah 84062
Supervisory Civil Engineer Ryan Proctor  801-669-1105
Supervisory Operator Rick Sweat  801-362-6838
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Socorro Construction Office Address:
2401 State Road 1
P.O. Box VV
Socorro, New Mexico 87801

Socorro Construction Office Contact
Title or position Name Phone Number
Manager Christopher Torres   575-835-1202
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Western Colorado Area Office Address:
445 West Gunnison Ave. Suite 221
Grand Junction, Colorado 81501

Western Colorado Area Office - Grand Junction Office Contacts
Title or position Name Phone Number
Area Manager Ed Warner  970-248-0600
Deputy Area Manager Lee Traynham  970-248-0600
Administrative Services Division Cindy Hayes  970-385-6525
Technical Services Division Mark Wernke  970-248-0643
Environmental and Planning Group Vacant  970-248-0608
Design and Construction Group Josh Dunham  970-248-0613
Field Engineer Group Allen Giger  970-248-0639
Resources Management Division Reece Carpenter  970-248-0637
Land and Recreation Division Ethan Scott  970-385-6572
Water Management Group Ryan Christianson  970-248-0652
Northern Facility Group Chief Vacant  
Northern Land & Recreation Management Team Melissa Werkmeister  970-248-0636
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Western Colorado Area Office - Durango Address:
185 Suttle Street Suite 2
Durango, Colorado 81303-7911

Western Colorado Area Office - Durango Office Contacts
Title or position Name Phone Number
Area Manager Ed Warner  970-248-0600
Deputy Area Manager Lee Traynham  970-248-0600
Administrative Services Division Cindy Hayes  970-385-6525
Resources Management Division Reece Carpenter  970-248-0637
Land and Recreation Division Ethan Scott  970-385-6572
Water Management Group Chief Marc Miller  970-385-6541
Southern Facility Group Tyler Artichoker  970-385-6557
Southern Land Management Team Vacant  
Technical Services Division Mark Wernke  970-248-0643
  Navajo Dam Operations and Maintenance
Headquarters
P.O. Box 6328, Hwy 511, #1281
Navajo Dam, New Mexico 87419
 505-632-3115
  Paradox Valley Field Office
River Road, P.O. Box 49
Bedrock, Colorado 81411-0049
 970-859-7214
  Cortez Field Office
60 South Cactus
Cortez, Colorado 81321
 970-565-0865
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Last Updated:5/31/22