State & Federal Contacts

For more information about AIM and the AIM regulations found on this website, contact the relevant state or federal agency using the information below or try your local Sea Grant office.

State Contacts

Please select the first letter of the state you wish to find:

State Contact Title Organization Phone Email
ALSteven J. Rider Aquatic Resources CoordinatorAlabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries
AKTammy J. DavisInvasive Species Program LeadAlaska Department of Fish and
AZTom McMahonInvasive Species CoordinatorArizona Game and Fish
ARBrian WagnerNongame Aquatics Biologist Arkansas Game and Fish Commission877-847-2690
CAMartha VolkoffSenior Environmental ScientistCalifornia Department of Fish and
COElizabeth BrownInvasive Species CoordinatorColorado Division
CTWilliam HyattDirector of Inland FisheriesConnecticut Department of Energy and Environmental
DECathy MartinFisheries BiologistDelaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental
FLKristen SommersExotic Species Coordination Section LeaderFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
GATim BonvechioFisheries BiologistGeorgia Department of Natural
HISonia GorgulaBallast Water/Hull Fouling CoordinatorHawaii Department of Land and Natural
IDLloyd Knight AdministratorIdaho State Department of
ILKevin Irons Aquaculture and ANS Program ManagerIllinois Department of Natural
INEric FischerAIS CoordinatorIndiana Department of Natural
IAKim BogenschutzAquatic Invasive Species Program CoordinatorIowa Department of Natural Resources515-432-2823
KSJessica HowellANS CoordinatorKansas Deptartment of Wildlife, Parks and
KYRon BrooksFisheries Division DirectorKentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife
LARobert BourgeoisAquatic Invasive Species Council Contact/BiologistLouisiana Department of Wildlife and
MEJohn McPhedranBiologistMaine Department of Environmental
MDJonathan McKnightNatural Heritage Program Associate DirectorMaryland Department of Natural Resources
MAJan P. SmithCoastal Habitat and Water Quality ManagerMassachusetts Office of Coastal Zone
MISarah LeSageAquatic BiologistMichigan Department of Environmental
MNLuke SkinnerDeputy DirectorMinnesota Department of Natural
MSDennis RieckeFisheries Bureau CAP CoordinatorMississippi Department Wildlife, Fisheries, and
MOTim BanekInvasive Species CoordinatorMissouri Department of Conservation573-522-4115
MTAllison BegleyAquatic Invasive Species CoordinatorMontana Department of Fish, Wildlife, and
NEAllison ZachInvasive Species Project CoordinatorUniversity of Nebraska -
NVKaren VargasAIS CoordinatorNevada Department of
NHScott DeckerInland Fisheries Program SupervisorNew Hampshire Fish and Game
NJLisa BarnoChief of Freshwater Fisheries New Jersey Division of Fish and
NMJames DominguezAIS CoordinatorNew Mexico Department of Game and
NYDavid AdamsCoordinator in the Office of Invasive SpeciesNew York Department of Environmental
NCKevin HartFisheries Resource SpecialistNorth Carolina Division of Marine
NDFred RyckmanANS CoordinatorNorth Dakota Game and Fish
OHJohn NavarroProgram AdministratorOhio Department of Natural
OKCurtis TackettFisheries BiologistOklahoma Department of Wildlife and
ORRick BoatnerInvasive Species CoordinatorOregon Department of Fish and
PAJim GrazioGreat Lakes BiologistPennsylvania Department of Environmental
RIChristopher DeacutisSupervising Environmental ScientistRhode Island Department of Environmental
SCPeter Kingsley-SmithAssociate Marine ScientistSouth Carolina Department of Natural
SDMike SmithANS CoordinatorSouth Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and
TNDavid RoddyANS CoordinatorTennessee Wildlife Resources
TXEarl ChiltonAquatic Habitat Enhancement Program DirectorTexas Parks and Wildlife
UTJordan NielsonAquatic Invasive Species CoordinatorUtah Division of Wildlife
VTAnn BoveInvasive Species Specialist Vermont Department of Environmental
VARay FernaldManager at Environmental Programs at Virginia Department of Game and Inland FisheriesVirginia Department of Game and Inland
WAAllen PleusAIS CoordinatorWashington Department of Fish and
WVBret PrestonFisheries ManagementWest Virginia Division of Natural
WIRobert WakemanLakes and Wetlands Section ChiefWisconsin Department of Natural
WYBeth BearAIS CoordinatorWyoming Game and Fish Department307-745-5180

Federal Contacts

Region States Included Contact Title Organization Phone Email
Pacific HI, ID, OR, WA, Pacific IslandsRobyn DraheimAssistant Regional AIS CoordinatorU.S. Fish and Wildlife
Southwest AZ, NM, TX, OKDavid BrittonRegional AIS CoordinatorU.S. Fish and Wildlife
Great Lakes-Big Rivers IA, IN, OH, MI, MN, MO, WIMichael HoffRegional AIS CoordinatorU.S. Fish and Wildlife
Southeast AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TNChester R. Fifiel Jr.Acting Regional AIS CoordinatorU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service706-655-3382
Northeast CT, DE, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT, VA, WVSandra KeppnerRegional AIS CoordinatorU.S. Fish and Wildlife
Mountain-Prairie CO, KS, MT, ND, NE, SD, UT, WYJoanne GradyRegional AIS CoordinatorU.S. Fish and Wildlife
Alaska AlaskaCecil RichRegional AIS CoordinatorU.S. Fish and Wildlife
Pacific Southwest CA, NVRonald SmithRegional AIS CoordinatorU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service209-334-2968
Nationwide Craig MartinBranch Chief of Aquatic Invasive SpeciesU.S. Fish and Wildlife
Nationwide Jason GoldbergFish and Wildlife BiologistU.S. Fish and Wildlife
Nationwide Susan Jewel Fish and Wildlife BiologistU.S. Fish and Wildlife
Nationwide Don MacLeanFish and Wildlife BiologistU.S. Fish and Wildlife
Nationwide Laura NorcuttFish and Wildlife BiologistU.S. Fish and Wildlife