Contacts

Contact information

Responsibilities

Tim Oland
Rural Fire Programs Coordinator
Minnesota Interagency Fire Center
402 Eleventh Street SE
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

phone: 218-322-2688

cell: 218-395-0355


coordinates all rural fire programs, provides program direction, liaison to fire department organizations

Steve Grove
Excess Property Manager
General Andrews Fire Training Facility
85894 County Highway 61
Willow River, MN 55797
phone: office 218-423-6022
cell 218-244-9964
fax: 218-372-3091

 

provides program direction, acquires federal excess property, manages Federal Excess Property Program (FEPP) and the Fire Fighter Program (FFP), ensures compliance with FEPP & FFP program guidelines.

Todd Vogelgesang
Federal Excess Property Specialist
Minnesota Interagency Fire Center
402 Eleventh Street SE
Grand Rapids, Minnesota 55744
phone: 218-322-2689
fax: 218-327-4527

maintains request list for Federal Excess Property Program (FEPP), distributes federal excess property, main contact for FEPP, manages the "tin shed," maintains FEPP records, ensures proper disposal of FEPP equipment

Rodger Cahoon
Excess Property Mechanic
General Andrews Fire Training
85894 County Highway 61
Willow River, MN 55797
phone: 218-423-6051
fax: 218-372-3091

receives, checks, and repairs Federal Excess Property Program (FEPP) equipment, assists fire departments with selecting and loading equipment, provides mechanical information to fire departments, receives FEPP equipment slated for disposal through federal auction sale

Shelly Serich
Rural Fire Programs Specialist
Minnesota Interagency Fire Center
402 Eleventh Street SE
Grand Rapids, Minnesota 55744
phone: 218-999-7903

manages the Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) 50:50 grant program, manages the Wildland Fire Equipment Sales Program, maintains rural fire programs records and database and fire department directory, provides assistance to the FEPP program