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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

tim.oland@state.mn.us

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

Vacant
Federal Excess Property Specialist

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
todd.vogelgesang@state.mn.us

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

Ted Nelson
Excess Property Mechanic
General Andrews Nursery
85894 County Highway 61
Willow River, MN 55797
phone: 218-423-6051
fax: 218-372-3091
theodore.nelson@state.mn.us

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: 218-322-2692

shelly.serich@state.mn.us

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