Pacific Northwest Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU)

Federal Agencies

The PNW CESU has 12 federal agency members.

TECHNICAL
REPRESENTATIVE
COOPERATIVE
REPRESENTATIVE
Bureau of Indian Affairs Rachael Novak
BIA Climate Science Coordinator
202-219-1652
rachael.novak@bia.gov
Bernie Toyekoyah
BIA Contracting
bernie.toyekoyah@bia.gov
Bureau of Land Management Louisa Evers
Science and Climate Change Coordinator
503-808-6377
levers@blm.gov
Carrie Stricklin
Grants Management Officer
503-808-6490
cstricklin@blm.gov

Todd Stackhouse
Grants Management Officer
503-808-6229
tstackhouse@blm.gov

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Catherine Coon
Chief, Environmental Sciences Management
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
U.S. Department of the Interior
3801 Centerpoint Drive, Suite 500
Anchorage, AK 998503-5823
catherine.coon@boem.gov
Kate Segarra
Oceanographer
Division of Environmental Sciences
Grants Management Officer
503-808-6490
katherine.segarra@boem.gov
Department of Defense Jeff Foster
253-966-6446
jeffrey.r.foster.civ@mail.mil
 Alison A. Dalsimer
DoD CESU National Coordinator
Director, DoD Natural Resources Program
Allyn.A.Dalsimer.civ@mail.mil
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Kevin Werner
Science and Research Director Northwest Fisheries Science Center
NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service
206-860-6795 office
206-390-4949 mobile
kevin.werner@noaa.gov
National Park Service Chris Lauver
CESU Coordinator
Senior Science Advisor, PNW CESU
206-685-7404
Chris_Lauver@nps.gov
Natural Resources Conservation Services Doris Washington
National CESU/COE Coordinator
501-210-8910
Doris.Washington@ar.usda.gov

Noller Herbert (acting)
National Technology Support Coordinator Science and Technology Deputy Area
noller.herbert@wdc.usda.gov

Christopher Watkins
Grants Management Specialist
Christopher.Watkins@ftw.usda.gov
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Alfred F. Cofrancesco
Technical Director
Civil Works, Environmental Engineering and Science
601-634-3182
Al.F.Cofrancesco@usace.army.mil
Sherry Whitaker
CESU Grants Officer Technical Representative
601-634-2990
sherry.l.whitaker@usace.army.mil

Chelsea Whitten
Lead Contract Specialist
Chelsea.M.Whitten@usace.army.mil

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Jaimee Turner
Regional Program Coordinator
Pacific Northwest Region
jmturner@usbr.gov
Melinda Ritacco
Grants Management Officer
BOR Pacific Northwest Regional Office
208-378-5103
mritacco@usbr.gov
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Paul Heimowitz
Regional Science Coordinator
503-231-6172
paul_heimowitz@fws.gov
Connie Sauer
Grants Management Specialist
503-872-2826
connie_sauer@fws.gov
U.S. Forest Service Simon Kihia
Pacific Northwest Research Station
206-732-7846
smkihia@fs.fed.us
Vi Ta
Grants Management
PNW Research Station – SDO
503-808-2107
vita@fs.fed.us
U.S. Geological Survey Carrie Phillips
Forest and Coastal Research Manager
USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
541-750-1038
carrie_phillips@usgs.gov
Faith Graves
CESU Contract Specialist
703-648-7356
fgraves@usgs.gov