Business Operations

Acquisition Management (AQM) Regional Contracting Officers

Name Organization
Debby Wesselius Region 1
Kim Luft Region 2
Anne Weiskircher Region 3
Sue Huston Region 4
Paulette J. Gordon Region 5
Kermadine Barton Region 6
Vacant Region 8
Tamie R Thompson Region 9
Deb Strickland Region 10
Julie Whaley BLM
Matt DeLong DOI

Fire Contract Equipment Specialists

Name Organization
Cheryl R Molis Washington Office
Kevin Erickson Region 1
Kim Luft Region 2
Richard Nieto Region 3
Steve Waters Region 4
Dick Reynolds Region 5
LuAnn Grover Region 6
Terry Eller Region 8
Scott W Crist Region 9
Shane LaValley Washington Office
Patrick J Gallegos Region 5
Emil Magallanes National Interagency Coordination Center (NICC)

EaV - (FS Internal Only)

Name Role
Larry D Bowser Branch Chief,WO AQM Systems
Terry Kiele Project Manager

Fire Equipment, Services & Supplies Acquisition Analysis (FESSAA) Team

Name Role
Judy Dunnam Management Analyst
Cheryl Emch Management Analyst
Shane LaValley Procurement Analyst
Teri Sabin Procurement Analyst
Ronald Wester Assistant Director,
Operations - Acquisition Management

Incident Procurement Policy

Name Role
Ron Schilz Procurement Analyst

Regional Sites

Virtual Incident Procurement System (VIPR) Team

Name Role Contact
Incident Business Solutions / VIPR Helpdesk Vendor / CO Assistance with Using VIPR 866-224-7677, Option 3 or email the helpdesk or help@interagencyhelpdesk.com
Larry D Bowser Program Manager  
Nichole Haworth Project Manager,PMP  
Cheryl Emch Business Lead  


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