State Energy Assistance Directors

Alabama
Region 4

Willie Whitehead
Unit Chief
Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs
Energy Division

P.0. Box 5690
Montgomery, Alabama 36103-5690
TEL: (334) 242-4909
FAX: (334) 242-0552

Jennifer Lee
LIHEAP Program Manager
Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs
Energy Division
P.0. Box 5690
Montgomery, Alabama 36103-5690
TEL: (334) 353-3005
FAX: (334) 242-0552

Alaska
Region 10

Susan Marshall
LIHEAP Program Coordinator
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
Division of Public Assistance
350 Main Street, Suite 317
Juneau, Alaska 99801
TEL: (907) 465-3099
FAX: (907) 465-5254
susan.marshall@alaska.gov
http://dhss.alaska.gov/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-800-470-3058

Arizona
Region 9

Tammy Frazee
Administrator
Community Action Programs and Services
Division of Aging and Adult Services
1789 W. Jefferson Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
TEL: (602) 542-2895
FAX: (602) 542-6655
TFrazee@azdes.gov
https://egov.azdes.gov/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-800-582-5706

Sabrina Freeman
LIHEAP Coordinator
Community Action Programs and Services
Division of Aging and Adult Services
1789 W. Jefferson Avenue, Mail Drop 6283
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
TEL: (602) 542-6620
FAX: (602) 542-6655

Arkansas
Region 6

Shirley Mason
LIHEAP Manager
Arkansas Department of Human Services
Office of Community Services
P.O. Box 1437, Slot S-330
Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-1437
TEL: (501) 682-8726
FAX: (501) 682-6736
shirley.mason@dhs.arkansas.gov
http://arkansas.gov/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 800-482-8988

Lorie Williams
Assistant Director
DCO/Office of Community Services
Arkansas Dept of Human Services
P.O. Box 1437, Slot S-330
Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-1437
TEL: (501) 682-8715
FAX: (501) 682-6736

California
Region 9

Debra Brown
LIHEAP Coordinator
Department of Community Services and Development
2389 Gateway Oaks Dr., Ste 100
Sacramento, California 95833
TEL: (916) 576-7154
FAX: (916) 263-1651
Debra.Brown@csd.ca.gov
http://www.csd.ca.gov/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-866-675-6623

Colorado
Region 8

Aggie Berens
LEAP Manager
Food and Energy Assistance Division
Colorado Department of Human Services
1120 Lincoln Street, Suite 1007
Denver, Colorado 80203
TEL: (303) 861-0337
FAX: (303) 861-0275
aggie.berens@state.co.us
http://www.colorado.gov/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES:
1-866-432-8435 or 303-861-0269

Connecticut
Region 1

Carlene Taylor
Program Administration Manager
Office of Community Services
Department of Social Services
55 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, Connecticut 06105
TEL: (860) 424-5889
FAX: (860) 424-4952
carlene.taylor@ct.gov
http://www.ct.gov/dss

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-800-842-1132

Delaware
Region 3

Häly Laasme-McQuilkin
LIHEAP Program Manager
Office of Community Services
Division of State Service Centers
Department of Health and Social Services
1901 N. DuPont Highway
New Castle, Delaware 19720
TEL: (302) 255-9744
FAX: (302) 255-4463

District Of Columbia
Region 3

Taresa Lawrence
Deputy Director
Department of Energy and Environment
Energy Administration
1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20002
TEL: (202) 671-3313
FAX: (202) 535-2881

Kenley Farmer
Associate Director
District Department of the Environment
Energy Efficiency & Affordability Division
1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20002
TEL: (202) 478-2423
FAX: (202) 535-2881

Florida
Region 4

Jean Amison
LIHEAP State Program Manager
Bureau of Community Assistance
Division of Community Development
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
107 East Madison Street, MSC-400
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4120
TEL: (850) 717-8450
FAX: (850) 488-2488

Georgia
Region 4

Cynthia Bryant
Project Manager, CSBG/LIHEAP
Georgia Division of Family and Children Services
2 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 21-252
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
TEL: (404) 463-1679
FAX: (404) 463-8046
cynthia.bryant@dhs.ga.gov
www.dfcs.dhs.georgia.gov

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-404-657-3426

Hawaii
Region 9

Teri Ann Escudero
LIHEAP Coordinator
BESSD/FAP/LIHEAP
Benefit, Employment, and Support Services Division
Financial Assistance Office
820 Mililani Street, Suite 606
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
TEL: (808) 586-5734
FAX: (808) 586-5744

Idaho
Region 10

Dawn Boyce
Program Manager
Department of Health & Welfare
450 W State Street, 2nd Floor
Boise, Idaho 83720-0036
TEL: (208) 334-5553
FAX: (208) 334-5571
BoyceD@dhw.idaho.gov
http://www.idahocommunityaction.org/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 2-1-1 (Idaho Careline)
INFORMATION ON APPLYING FOR ENERGY ASSISTANCE: czamora@capai.org

Illinois
Region 5

Gail Hedges
Deputy Director
Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
Office of Energy Assistance
500 E. Monroe Street
Springfield, Illinois 62701
TEL: (217) 785-1709
FAX: (312) 793-2718
gail.hedges@illinois.gov
http://www.liheapillinois.com/
WEATHERIZATION www.weatherizationillinois.com

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-877-411-WARM (9276)

Leslie Ann Lesko
LIHEAP Program Manager
Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
Office of Energy Assistance
500 E. Monroe Street
Springfield, Illinois 62701
TEL: (217) 557-0173
FAX: (217) 557-0829

Indiana
Region 5

Laura Betzinger
Community Programs Manager – Energy Assistance Program
Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority

30 South Meridian Street, Suite 1000
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
TEL: (317) 234-5303
FAX: (317) 232-7778
Labetzinger@ihcda.IN.gov
www.ihcda.IN.gov

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-800-872-0371

Iowa
Region 7

Christine Taylor
Chief, Bureau of Energy Assistance
Division of Community Action Agencies
Department of Human Rights
Lucas State Office Building
321 E. 12th Street, 2nd Floor
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
TEL: (515) 281-0859
FAX: (515) 242-6119
christine.taylor@iowa.gov
humanrights.iowa.gov

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 515-281-3861

Kansas
Region 7

Lewis A. Kimsey
LIEAP Director
Kansas Department for Children and Families
555 S. Kansas Avenue
Topeka, Kansas 666103
TEL: (785) 296-0147
FAX: (785) 296-6960
Lewis.Kimsey@dcf.ks.gov
http://www.dcf.ks.gov/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-800-432-0043

Kentucky
Region 4

Sharon Vinyard
Policy Analyst
Department for Community Based Services
Division of Family Support
Human Resources Building
275 East Main Street, 3E-I
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
TEL: (502) 564-3440, Ext. 3693
FAX: (502) 564-0405
sharon.vinyard@ky.gov
http://chfs.ky.gov/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-800-456-3452

Louisiana
Region 6

Loretta Wallace
Administrator
Louisiana Housing Corporation
Energy Assistance Department
11637 Industriplex Boulevard
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809
TEL: (225) 754-1441
FAX: (225) 754-1469
lwallace@lhc.la.gov
http://www.lhc.la.gov/
Twitter: @lahousing.corp
Facebook: LouisianaHousingCorp

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-888-454-2001

Carolyn McQuairter
Manager
Louisiana Housing Corporation
Energy Assistance Department
11637 Industriplex Boulevard
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809
TEL: (225) 754-1441
FAX: (225) 754-1469

Maine
Region 1

Kathy Kinch
Manager of LIHEAP and Financial Reporting
353 Water Street
Augusta, Maine 04330
TEL: (207) 624-4689
FAX: (207) 624-5780
kkinch@mainehousing.org
http://www.mainehousing.org/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-800-452-4668

Maryland
Region 3

Bill Freeman
Director, Office of Home Energy Programs
Family Investment Administration
Maryland Department of Human Resources
311 West Saratoga Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
TEL:(410) 767-5324
CELL: 443-274-6078
FAX: (410) 333-0079

Massachusetts
Region 1

Ed Kiely
Manager
Community Services Programs
Division of Community Services
Department of Housing and Community Development
100 Cambridge Street, Suite 300
Boston, Massachusetts 02114-2524
TEL: (617) 573-1406
FAX: (617) 573-1460
edward.kiely@state.ma.us
http://www.mass.gov/hed/community/energy
WINTER HEATING HELPLINE: 1-800-632-8175

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-617-573-1400

Michigan
Region 5

Tammy Bair
Department Specialist for LIHEAP
Field Operations Administration
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
235 S. Grand Ave, Suite 1406
Lansing, Michigan 48909
TEL: (517) 342-0030
FAX: (517) 241-7570

Minnesota
Region 5

John Harvanko
Director, Office of Energy Assistance Programs
Minnesota Department of Commerce
85 7th Place East, Suite 280
St. Paul, Minnesota 55101-2198
TEL: (651) 539-1805
FAX: (651) 539-0109
john.harvanko@state.mn.us
http://mn.gov/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-800-657-3710

Mississippi
Region 4

Tina Ruffin
LIHEAP Director
Division of Community Services
Mississippi Dept. of Human Services
750 N. State Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39202-4772
TEL: (601) 359-4768
FAX: (601) 359-4370
tina.ruffin@mdhs.ms.gov
http://www.mdhs.state.ms.us/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-800-421-0762

Missouri
Region 7

Heather Jones
LIHEAP Manager
Family Support Division
Department of Social Services
615 Howerton Court
P.O. Box 2320
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102
TEL: (573) 526-0677
FAX: (573) 522-9557

Montana
Region 8

Andrea Goetsch
LIHEAP Coordinator
Intergovernmental Human Services Bureau
Department of Public Health
and Human Services
1400 Carter Drive
Helena, Montana 59620
TEL: (406) 447-4265
FAX: (406) 447-4287
agoetsch@mt.gov
http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-800-332-2272

Nebraska
Region 7

Karma Stockwell
LIHEAP Program Manager
Division of Children and Family Services
Department of Health and Human Services
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509
TEL: (402) 471-9291
FAX: (402) 471-9286
karma.stockwell@nebraska.gov
http://www.dhhs.ne.gov/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-800-383-4278

Nevada
Region 9

Lori Wilson
Chief, Employment & Support Services
Division of Welfare & Supportive Services
1470 College Parkway
Carson City, Nevada 89706
TEL: (775) 684-0626
FAX: (775) 684-8766
lwilson@dwss.nv.gov
https://dwss.nv.gov

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-800-992-0900

LAS VEGAS AREA: (702) 486-1404
RENO/CARSON CITY: (775) 684-0730

New Hampshire
Region 1

Celeste Lovett
Fuel Assistance Program Administrator
Office of Energy & Planning
107 Pleasant Street
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
TEL: (603) 271-2155
FAX: (603) 271-2615

New Jersey
Region 2

Jose Sanchez
LIHEAP Coordinator
Department of Community Affairs
Division of Community Resources
Office of Home Energy Assistance
101 South Broad Street
P.O. Box 811
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-08111
TEL: (609) 984-6670
FAX: (609) 292-9798
jose.sanchez@dca.nj.gov
http://www.state.nj.us/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-800-510-3102

New Mexico
Region 6

Vivian Ulibarri
LIHEAP Coordinator
Work and Family Support Bureau
Income Support Division/Human Services Department
Pollon Plaza
2009 Pacheco
P.O. Box 2348
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2348
TEL: (505) 827-7258
FAX: (505) 827-7259

New York
Region 2

Andrew Bryk
Temporary Assistance Specialist III
Division of Employment and Income Support Programs
New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
40 North Pearl Street
Albany, New York 12243-0001
TEL: (518) 473-0332
FAX: (518) 474-9347
andrew.bryk@otda.ny.gov
http://otda.ny.gov/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-800-342-3009

North Carolina
Region 4

Suzanne Harlow
LIHEAP Manager
Division of Social Services
NC Department of Health and Human Services
820 S. Boylan Avenue
2420 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-2420
TEL: (919) 527-6300
FAX: (919) 334-1265
Suzanne.Harlow@dhhs.nc.gov
www.ncdhhs.gov/dss/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-800-662-7030 (CARE LINE)

North Dakota
Region 8

Carol Cartledge
Director of Economic Assistance Policy Division
N. Dakota Dept. of Human Services
State Capitol Building, Judicial Wing
600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Judicial Wing, 3rd Floor
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0250
TEL: (701) 328-4008
FAX: (701) 328-1060

Robin Addington
LIHEAP Program Administrator
N. Dakota Dept. of Human Services
600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Judicial Wing, 3rd Floor
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505
FAX: (701) 328-1060

Ohio
Region 5

Randall Hunt
Deputy Chief
Ohio Development Services Agency
P.O. Box 1001
77 South High Street, 25th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43216
TEL: (614) 466-6207
FAX: (614) 728-6832
randall.hunt@development.ohio.gov
http://development.ohio.gov/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES:
1-800-282-0880 (TDD: 1-800-686-1557)

Tracey Ballas
Assistant Deputy Chief
Ohio Development Services Agency
P.O. Box 1001
77 South High Street, 25th Floor
P.O. Box 1001
Columbus, Ohio 43216
TEL: (614) 466-6207
FAX: (614) 728-6832

Oklahoma
Region 6

Casey Killian-Letran
Program Field Representative
Adult and Family Services Division
Business Analysis & Product Management – LIHEAP Section
P.O. Box 25352
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73125
TEL: (405) 521-4390
FAX: (405) 521-4158
casey.letran@okdhs.org
http://www.okdhs.org/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES:
1-877-OKDH598 (1-877-653-4598)

Oregon
Region 10

David Kaufman
Energy Assistance Coordinator
Oregon Housing & Community Services
North Mall Office Building
725 Summer Street, NE Suite B
Salem, Oregon 97301-1266
TEL: (503) 986-2134
FAX: (503) 986-2006
david.kaufman@oregon.gov
http://www.oregon.gov/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-800-453-5511

Pennsylvania
Region 3

Cathy Buhrig
Bureau of Policy
Department of Human Services
625 Forster Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120
TEL: (717) 787-4081
FAX: (717) 772-6451
cbuhrig@pa.gov
www.dhs.pa.gov
ONLINE APPLICATION: https://www.compass.state.pa.us

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-866-857-7095

Rhode Island
Region 1

Lewis Babbitt
Chief Program Development
Community Services
R.I. Department of Human Services
57 Howard Avenue 2nd Floor
Louis Pasteur Building
Providence, Rhode Island 02920
TEL: (401) 462-6424
FAX: (401) 462-6425
lewis.babbitt@energy.ri.gov
http://www.energy.ri.gov/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: (401) 462-6419

South Carolina
Region 4

Bertie A. McKie
Executive Director, Office of Economic Opportunity
Office of Executive Policy and Programs
South Carolina Department of Administration
1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 366
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
TEL: (803) 734-0673
FAX: (803) 734-0356
bmckie@oepp.sc.gov
http://www.oepp.sc.gov/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 803-734-0662

South Dakota
Region 8

David Gall
Program Administrator
Office of Energy Assistance
910 E. Sioux Avenue
Pierre, South Dakota 57501
TEL: (605) 773-4131
CELL: (605) 280-6680
FAX: (605) 773-6657
david.gall@state.sd.us
http://dss.sd.gov/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-800-233-8503

Tennessee
Region 4

Blake Worthington
Housing Program Manager – Energy
Tennessee Housing Development Agency
Andrew Jackson Building
502 Deaderick St., Third Floor
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
TEL: (615) 815-2042
FAX: (615) 564-1292

Kimberly Speyrer
Senior Housing Program Coordinator – Energy
Tennessee Housing Development Agency
Andrew Jackson Building
502 Deaderick St., Third Floor
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
TEL: (615) 815-2037
FAX: (615) 564-1292

Texas
Region 6

Michael DeYoung
Community Affairs Director
Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs
P.O. Box 13941
Austin, Texas 78711-3941
TEL: (512) 475-3950
FAX: (512) 475-3935
michael.deyoung@tdhca.state.tx.us
http://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/
PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-877-399-8939
PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION COMPLAINTS: 1-888-782-8477

Utah
Region 8

Sue Kolthoff
Program Manager
Department of Workforce Services
Housing & Community Development Division
1385 South State Street, 4th Floor
Salt Lake City, Utah 84115
TEL: (801) 468-0069
FAX: (801) 468-0211
skolthoff@utah.gov
http://housing.utah.gov/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-866-205-4357

Vermont
Region 1

Robert Arnell
Director, Fuel & Utility Assistance Program
Agency of Human Services, DCF/ESD
HC 1 South, 280 State Drive
Waterbury, Vermont 05671-1020
TEL: (802) 557-1251
FAX: (802) 241-0460
bobby.arnell@vermont.gov
http://dcf.vermont.gov/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES:
1-800-479-6151 or 1-802-828-6896

Virginia
Region 3

Andrea Gregg
Program Manager
Virginia Department of Social Services
Energy Assistance Program
801 E. Main Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
TEL: (804) 726-7368
FAX: (804) 726-7358

Washington
Region 10

Cecil D. Daniels
LIHEAP Program Manager
Community Services & Housing Division
Department of Commerce
1011 Plum Street, S.W.
P.O. Box 42525
Olympia, Washington 98504-8350
TEL: (360) 725-2862
FAX: (360) 586-0489

West Virginia
Region 3

Jessica L. Dale
Senior Policy Specialist
Division of Family Assistance
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources

350 Capitol Street, Rm B-18
Charleston, West Virginia 25301-3705
TEL: (304) 356-4619
FAX: (304) 558-2059
Jessica.L.Dale@wv.gov
http://www.wvdhhr.org/

PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-800-642-8589

Monica Hamilton
Program Manager II
Division of Family Assistance
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
350 Capitol Street, Rm B-18
Charleston, West Virginia 25301-3705
TEL: (304) 356-4619
FAX: (304) 558-2059

Wisconsin
Region 5

Barbara Klug
Bureau Director
Wisconsin Department of Administration
Division of Energy, Housing & Community Resources
P.O. Box 7970
101 E Wilson Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7970
TEL: (608) 267-0227
FAX: (608) 267-6931

Wyoming
Region 8

Brenda Ilg
Program Manager
LIHEAP/Weatherization Programs
Department of Family Services
1700 Robertson Avenue
Worland, Wyoming 82401
TEL: (307) 347-6181, Ext. 34
FAX: (307) 347-6184

Territory Energy Assistance Directors

American Samoa
Region 9

Pelelini Papali’I
LIHEAP Coordinator
Territorial Energy Office
Samoa Energy House – Tafuna
Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799
TEL: (684) 699-1101 or 1102
FAX: (684) 699-3518

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Region 9

Laura T. Ogumoro
Secretary
Department of Community & Cultural Affairs
Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands
Saipan, MP 96950
TEL: (670) 664-2584
FAX: (670) 664-2570

Guam
Region 9

Elizabeth Ignacio
Program Coordinator
Bureau of Social Services Administration
Division of Public Welfare
Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services
P.O. Box 2816
Hagatna, Guam 96932
TEL: (671) 475-2653/2672
FAX: (671) 734-5910

Puerto Rico
Region 2

Mr. Dennis B. Correa-Rivera
LIHEAP Coordinator
Department of the Family
Administration for the Socioeconomic Development of the Family
800 Ponce de Leon Avenue
Capitol Office Building, Miramar, PR 00907
P.O. Box 8000
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00910-0800
TEL: (787) 289-7600 Ext. 2386
FAX: (787) 289-7630

Virgin Islands
Region 2

Ms. Patricia Welcome
Chief Legal Counsel
Department of Human Services
3011 Golden Rock
Christiansted, St. Croix 00820
TEL: (340) 773-2980