• Each State, Tribe or Territory listed under the Jurisdiction column is a link to that specific jurisdiction's website.
  • Each contact listed under the Contact Name column links to that specific contact's email address.
Contact Information for:
  • State, Tribes and Territory Beach Contacts
  • EPA Regional Beach Contacts
  • EPA Headquarters Coordinators Contacts

Report Settings

Category: State, Tribes and Territory Beach Contacts
Contact Name
and Email
Telephone NumberAgencyData Status
AlabamaSuzi Rice251-450-3400Alabama Department of Environmental ManagementComplete
AlaskaGretchen Augat907-465-5023Department of Environmental ConservationComplete
American SamoaLoakimo Makiasi684-633-2304American Samoa Environmental Protection Agency-
Bad River BandRiley Buley715-682-7840 x1566Bad River Natural Resources Dept-
CaliforniaKatherine Walsh916-445-2317California State Water Resources Control BoardComplete
ConnecticutDavid Kallander860-509-7816Department of Public HealthComplete
DelawareAndrew Bell302-739-9939Department of Natural Resources and Environmental ControlComplete
FloridaW. David Polk850-901-6510Florida Department of Health, DCEHVerifying
GeorgiaEdward Zmarzly517-438-1023Georgia Department of Natural ResourcesComplete
Grand PortageMargaret Watkins218-475-2026Environmental DepartmentComplete
GuamJesse Cruz671-300-4795Guam Environmental Protection AgencyComplete
HawaiiDale Mikami808-586-4309Department of HealthVerifying
IllinoisCraig Steinheimer217-782-5830Department of Public HealthComplete
IndianaMichelle Caldwell219-464-0419Department of Environmental ManagementVerifying
LouisianaJennifer Armentor225-342-7539Louisiana Department of HealthComplete
MaineMeagan Sims207-530-2518Maine Department of Environmental ProtectionComplete
MakahLizz Miller360-645-3162Makah Indian Tribe of the Makah Indian ReservationComplete
MarylandHeather Merritt410-537-3618Maryland Department of the EnvironmentComplete
MassachusettsLogan Bailey617-624-5757Department of Public HealthComplete
MichiganShannon Briggs517-284-5526Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (DEGLE)Complete
MinnesotaTrisha Robinson651-201-5639Minnesota Department of HealthComplete
MississippiEmily Cotton228-432-1056Mississippi Dept. of Environmental QualityComplete
New HampshireMichele Condon603-271-0698Department of Environmental ServicesComplete
New JerseySheri Shifren609-306-3897New Jersey Department of Environmental ProtectionComplete
New YorkAmanda Tarrier518-402-7600New York State Department of HealthComplete
North CarolinaErin Bryan-Millush252-808-8153Shellfish Sanitation and Recreational Water QualityComplete
Northern Mariana IslandsJohn San Nicolas670-664-8531CNMI DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITYComplete
OhioMary Shaffer614-466-6736Department of HealthComplete
OregonAaron Borisenko503-693-5723Oregon Department of Environmental QualityComplete
PennsylvaniaChelsey Erickson814-451-6755ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHComplete
Puerto RicoAngel Melendez787-767-8073PREQBComplete
Rhode IslandSherry Poucher401-222-7727Rhode Island Department of HealthComplete
South CarolinaLindsey Lachenmyer803-898-4011Department of Health & Environmental ControlComplete
Swinomish TribeNicole Casper360-466-3374Swinomish Dept. of Environmental ProtectionComplete
TexasLucy Flores512-463-5134Texas General Land OfficeComplete
Virgin IslandsMary Stiehler340-774-3320Dept. of Planning & Natural Resources - Dept. of Env. Prot.Submitting
VirginiaMargaret Smigo804-864-8128Virginia Department of HealthComplete
WashingtonHeather Gibbs360-480-4868Washington Department of EcologyComplete
WisconsinMadeline Magee608-266-5228Wisconsin Dept. of Natural ResourcesComplete
Category: EPA Regional Beach Contacts
Contact Name
and Email
Telephone NumberAgencyData Status
Region 1Alicia Grimaldi617-918-1806Region 1N/A
Region 2Helen Grebe732-321-6797Region 2N/A
Region 3Denise Hakowski215-814-5726Region 3N/A
Region 4Joel Hansel404-562-9274Region 4N/A
Region 5Peggy Donnelly312-886-6109 Region 5N/A
Region 6Robert Cook214-665-7141Region 6N/A
Region 9Eric Dubinsky415-972-3517Region 9N/A
Region 10Bevin Horn206-553-1566Region 10N/A
Category: EPA Headquarters Coordinators Contacts
Contact Name
and Email
Telephone NumberAgencyData Status
Headquarters Beach ProgramJohn Wathen202-566-0367Headquarters Beach ProgramN/A
Headquarters Beach ProgramSamantha Fontenelle202-566-2083Headquarters Beach ProgramN/A
Headquarters Beach ProgramGregory Stapleton202-566-1028Headquarters Beach ProgramN/A
Headquarters Beach ProgramBill Kramer202-566-0385Headquarters Beach ProgramN/A
Headquarters Beach ProgramLisa Larimer202-566-1017Headquarters Beach ProgramN/A

Technical Notes

The “Data Status” column reflects EPA’s assessment of each jurisdiction’s progress in submitting the data that shows in BEACON for the preceding calendar year (i.e., 2021).

There are four possible entries:

        “-“              Data submission has not yet begun (or is a new or former grantee)

“Submitting”       Data submissions are in process

“Verifying”          The jurisdiction and EPA are confirming that the data as it appears in BEACON is correct

“Complete”         Data submission and verification are complete for that calendar year