• 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 ConservationVerifying
American SamoaAioletuna Sunia684-633-2304American Samoa Environmental Protection AgencySubmitting
Bad River BandMelis Arik715 682-7840 ext 1566Bad River Natural Resources DeptVerifying
CaliforniaKaren Black916-341-6899California State Water Resources Control BoardSubmitting
ConnecticutStewart Chute860-509-7758Department of Public HealthComplete
DelawareMichael Bott302-739-9939Department of Natural Resources and Environmental ControlVerifying
FloridaW. David Polk850-901-6510Floida Department of Health, DCEHVerifying
GeorgiaEdward Zmarzly912-215-9952Georgia Department of Natural ResourcesVerifying
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 HealthVerifying
IndianaMichelle Caldwell219-464-0419Department of Environmental ManagementVerifying
LouisianaGordan Leblanc225-342-7617Louisiana Department of Health and HospitalsComplete
MaineMeagan Sims207-530-2518Maine Department of Environmental ProtectionComplete
MakahRay Colby360-645-3150Makah Environmental DivisionComplete
MarylandHeather Merrit410-537-3618Maryland Department of the EnvironmentComplete
MassachusettsMike Beattie617-624-5757Department of Public HealthComplete
MichiganShannon Briggs517-284-5526Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (DEGLE)Verifying
MinnesotaCynthia Hakala218-302-6150Minnesota Department of HealthComplete
MississippiEmily Cotton228-432-105621MSBCHComplete
New HampshireDavid Neils603-271-8865Department of Environmental ServicesComplete
New JerseySheri Shifren609-306-3897New Jersey Department of Environmental ProtectionComplete
New YorkEric Wiegert518-402-7600New York State Department of HealthComplete
North CarolinaErin Bryan-Millush252-808-8153Shellfish Sanitation and Recreational Water QualityComplete
Northern Mariana IslandsLarry Maurin670-664-8521CNMI DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITYComplete
OhioMary Shaffer614-466-6736Department of HealthComplete
OregonAaron Borisenko503-693-5723Oregon Department of Environmental QualityVerifying
PennsylvaniaBreanna Adams814-451-6770ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHComplete
Puerto RicoAngel Melendez787-767-8073Puerto Rico Department of Natural & Environmental ResourcesComplete
Rhode IslandSherry Poucher401-222-7727Rhode Isalnd 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 OfficeVerifying
Virgin IslandsBenjamin Keularts340-773-1082Department of Planning & Natural Resources, DEPSubmitting
VirginiaMargaret Smigo804-864-8128Virginia Department of HealthComplete
WashingtonJulianne Ruffner360-407-6154Washington Department of EcologyComplete
WisconsinMadeline Magee608-266-5228Wisconsin DNRComplete
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 9Terrence Fleming415-972-3462Region 9N/A
Region 10Bevin Horn206-553-1566Region 10N/A
Category : EPA Headquarters Coordinators Contacts
Contact Name
and Email
Telephone NumberAgencyData Status
Headquarters Beach ProgramTracy Bone202-564-5257Headquarters Beach ProgramN/A
Headquarters Beach ProgramBill Kramer202-566-0385Headquarters Beach ProgramN/A
Headquarters Beach ProgramJohn Wathen202-566-0367Headquarters Beach ProgramN/A
Headquarters Beach ProgramSamantha Fontenelle202-566-2083Headquarters 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., 2020).

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