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Agency Directory

The VA Department of Fire Programs is comprised of regional offices operated by dedicated staff along with the VA Fire Services Board, working together for the good of VA's fire and emergency services community. The following is the VDFP staff directory. For specific department information, including training courses, conferences and meetings, please click on the appropriate department or scroll down for a listing of all offices with contact information.


Division Name Position Phone
Office of the Executive Director
1005 Technology Park Drive
Glen Allen, VA 23059-4500
Melvin Carter
Executive Director Tel: 804-249-1960
Fax: 804-371-3444
Brook Pittinger
Deputy Executive Director Tel: 804-249-1961
Fax: 804-371-3444
Maketter Kelley
Executive Administrative Assistant Tel: 804-249-1962
Fax: 804-371-3444
Administration Branch
1005 Technology Park Drive
Glen Allen, VA 23059-4500
Policy and Planning, VFSB and HR Brenda Scaife
Chief Administrative Officer Tel: 804-249-1966
Fax: 804-371-3444
Vacant
Human Resource Liaison Tel: 804-249-1974
Fax: 804-371-3358
Tracey Frame
Administrative Specialist/Receptionist Tel: 804-249-1999
Fax: 804-371-3444
Communications, Public Affairs and Education Office Mark Buff
Marketing & Communications Manager Tel: 804-249-1965
Fax: 804-371-3444
  Vacant
Administrative Assistant Tel: 804-249-1987
Fax: 804-371-3444
  Erin Rice
Policy & Communications Analyst Tel: 757-848-5828
Fax: 757-848-5813
VFSB, Policy and Planning Mohamed Abbamin
Policy Manager Tel: 804-249-1982
Fax: 804-371-3358
VA Fire Incident Reporting System (VFIRS) Rob Magnotti
Information and Statistics Manager &
VFIRS Coordinator
Tel: 804-249-1989
Fax: 804-371-3444
  Bailey Martin
Program Support Technician Tel: 804-612-7276
Fax: 804-371-3444
  Mike Wilkins
Program Support Technician Tel: 804-612-7276
Fax: 804-371-3444
Information Systems
fstrs.virginia.gov
Andrew Brodie
Information Security Officer/IT Manager Tel: 804-249-4176
Fax: 804-371-3444
  Reggie Dabney
Information Systems Programmer
Tel: 804-249-4174
Fax: 804-371-3444
  Warren Shearin
Information Technology Specialist Tel: 804-249-1987
Fax: 804-371-3444
VA Fire Services Board Members
Finance Branch
1005 Technology Park Drive
Glen Allen, VA 23059-4500
Financial Services Brenda Scaife
Acting Director of Finance Tel: 804-249-1966
Fax: 804-371-3444
  Patrice Elliott
Accounting Manager Tel: 804-249-4178
Fax: 804-371-3358
  Janette B. White
Accountant Tel: 804-249-1978
Fax: 804-371-3358
Sharon Grigg
Accountant Tel: 804-249-1981
Fax: 804-371-3358
  Penny Lavely
Fiscal Technician Tel: 804-249-1992
Fax: 804-371-3358
Budget & Grants Theresa Hunter
Budget & Grants Manager Tel:804-249-1958
Fax: 804-371-3358
Bookstore Operations Barbara Nunley
Bookstore Coordinator Tel: 804-249-1976
Fax: 804-371-3334
Paul Kohler
Bookstore Coordinator Tel: 804-249-1967
Fax: 804-371-3334
Procurement Peter Rigterink
Purchasing Manager Tel: 804-249-1964
Fax: 804-371-3358
  Kimberlee Hall
Purchasing Specialist Tel: 804-249-1983
Fax: 804-371-3358
Training and Technical Services Branch
1005 Technology Park Drive
Glen Allen, VA 23059-4500
  Brook Pittinger
Acting Branch Chief Tel: 804-249-1961
Fax: 804-371-3209
Logistics Logistics Manager
vdfp_logistics@vdfp.virginia.gov
Logistics Manager Tel: 804-249-1979
Fax: 804-371-3444
National Incident Management System Steve Grainer
NIMS Chief Tel: 804-249-1954
Fax: 804-371-3444
Technical Rescue Jamey Brads
Chief, Heavy Technical Rescue Tel: 804-249-1984
Fax: 804-371-3444
Vacant
Administrative Assistant Tel: 804-249-1955
Fax: 804-371-3444
VA Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Tom Phalen
ARFF Chief Tel: 804-249-1980
Fax: 804-371-3444
VA Fusion Center Sam Burnette
Fire Service Liaison Tel: 804-674-2498
Fax: 804-674-2984
Training and Operations Branch
1005 Technology Park Drive
Glen Allen, VA 23059-4500
Operations Branch Tim Hansbrough
Branch Chief Tel: 804-249-1990
Fax: 804-371-3444
Curriculum Development Quality Assurance David Jolly
Curriculum/QA Chief Tel: 804-249-1970
Fax: 804-371-3444
  Katrina Morris
Quality Assurance Technician Tel: 804-249-1969
Fax: 804-371-3444
Division 1 Office - Richmond
1005 Technology Park Drive
Glen Allen, VA 23059-4500
Tel: 804-249-1996
Fax: 804-371-3418
  Tom Berry
Division Chief Tel: 804-249-1994
  Priscilla Pardue
Administrative Specialist Tel: 804-249-1996
  Vacant
Office Assistant Tel: 804-249-1995
Division 2 Office - Culpeper
471 James Madison Hwy, Suite 101
Culpeper, VA 22701
Tel: 540-317-7670
Fax: 540-727-7041
  John Fugman
Division Chief  
  April Grigsby
Administrative Specialist  
Division 3 Office - Farmville
124 N. South Street
Farmville, VA  23901
Tel: 434-392-3277
Fax: 434-392-3249
  Tom Berry
Interim Division Chief  
  Vacant
Administrative Assistant  
  Roy Easter
Office Assistant  
Division 4 Office - Chilhowie
1169 East Lee Highway
Chilhowie, VA 24319
Tel: 276-646-0266
Fax: 276-646-0269
  Michael Parris
Division Chief  
  Mona Ratcliffe
Administrative Specialist  
  Casey Bryant
Office Assistant  
Division 5 Office - Fort Monroe
102 Pratt Street
Fort Monroe, VA 23651-1106
Tel: 757-848-5828
Fax: 757-848-5813
  Vacant
Division Chief  
  Susan Nichols
Administrative Specialist  
Division 6 Office - Roanoke
6744 Thirlane Road
Roanoke, VA 24019
Tel: 540-561-7460
Fax: 540-561-7544
  Dennis Price
Division Chief  
  Debra Huffman
Administrative Specialist  
Division 7 Office - Fairfax
4975 Alliance Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
Tel: 703-259-3232
Fax: 703-803-1127
  Dereck Baker
Division Chief 703-259-2325
  Monica Ellis
Administrative Specialist 703-259-3232
  Katherine Martin
Office Assistant 703-259-3233
State Fire Marshal's Office
Headquarters
1005 Technology Park Drive
Richmond, VA 23059
Tel:804-371-0220
Fax: 804-371-3367
  Brian M. McGraw, P.E.
State Fire Marshal Tel: 804-612-7267
  Peggy Dowdy
Administrative Assistant Tel: 804-612-7266
  Ron Reynolds
Deputy Fire Marshal Tel: 804-612-7268
  Vacant
Compliance Officer Tel: 804-612-7269
Fire Safe Cigarette John Cullinane
RCIP-LSC Program Coordinator Tel: 804-612-7270
VA Fire Marshal Academy Robert P. "Bobby" Bailey
VFMA Chief Tel:
Fax: 804-371-3407
  Vacant
Re-Certification Coordinator Tel: 804-249-1975
Fax: 804-371-3407
  Naomi J. Mottley
Administrative Specialist Tel: 804-249-1956
Fax: 804-371-3407
  J. D. Jenkins
Education Program Coordinator Tel: 804-249-4177
Central Region
1005 Technology Park Drive,
Glen Allen, VA 23059
Tel: 804-371-0220
Fax: 804-371-3367
  Dee Madsen
Fire Marshal Supervisor Tel: 804-612-7258
  Tony Williams
Fire Marshal Tel: 804-612-7259
  William "Billy" Hux
Fire Marshal Tel: 540-270-6617
  Darnell Weatherington
Assistant Fire Marshal Tel: 804-612-7260
  Travis Wright
Assistant Fire Marshal
Northern Region
471 James Madison Hwy, Suite 101
Culpeper, VA 22701
Tel: 540-317-7670
Fax: 540-727-7041
  Steven Sites
Fire Marshal Manager  
  Vacant
Fire Marshal  
  Tony Dennis
Fire Marshal  
  Jimmy Csizmadia
Fire Marshal  
  Robert Parker
Assistant Fire Marshal  
  Greg Harp
Assistant Fire Marshal  
Southwestern Region
1169 East Lee Highway
Chilhowie, VA 24319
Tel: 276-646-0266
Fax: 276-646-0269
  Claude O. Hutton
Fire Marshal Manager  
  David Wyatt
Fire Marshal  
  George Williamson
Fire Marshal  
  Michael S.Yingling
Fire Marshal  
  Clark Mitchell
Assistant Fire Marshal  
  Joshua Davidson
Assistant Fire Marshal  
Tidewater Region
102 Pratt Street
Fort Monroe, VA 23651-1106
Tel: 757-848-5828
Fax: 757-848-5813
  Brett Williams
Fire Marshal Supervisor  
  Herald Good, Jr.
Fire Marshal  
  Rusty Chase
Assistant Fire Marshal  
  Steven Lindblad
Assistant Fire Marshal  
  Joshua S. Hollingsworth
Assistant Fire Marshal  
Western Region
6744 Thirlane Road
Roanoke, VA 24019
Tel: 540-561-7033
Fax: 540-561-7544
  Teri Robinson
Fire Marshal Supervisor  
  David Brown
Fire Marshal  
  Joseph Bona
Assistant Fire Marshal  
  Kenneth Kent
Assistant Fire Marshal  
Last Updated: January 24, 2017

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