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New York State Forest Ranger Roster - Division Office

Administrative Officer Forest Ranger Emergency Contact:

  • 518-408-5850
  • 518-891-0235 (Adirondacks)

Division Office

Eric Lahr, Division Director
Division of Forest Protection
625 Broadway, 3rd Floor
Albany, NY 12233-2560
Phone: (518) 402-8839, Fax: (518) 402-8840

Division Staff
Name Location Telephone
Colonel Andrew T. Jacob
Assistant Division Director
Division Office 518-402-8832
Captain Edwin Russell
Administration Section Chief
Division Office 518-402-8837
Captain Darryl Kittle
Section Chief
Division Office 518-402-8618
Captain Adam Pickett
Section Chief
Division Office 518-402-8833
Captain Sarah Geesler
Administration Section Chief
Division Office 518-402-8824
Lt. William Giraud
Training Lieutenant
Training Academy, Pulaski 315-298-8271
Ranger Joseph LaPierre
Training Assistant
Training Academy, Pulaski &
Ray Brook Office
Lisa Weinman
Senior Administrative Assistant
Division Office 518-402-8811
Paul Corrado
Administrative Assistant Trainee 1
Division Office 518-402-8356
Lynne Korona
Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant Program Specialist
Division Office 518-402-8835
Colleen Kayser
License Guide Program Specialist
Division Office 518-402-8838
Secretary to the Director
Division Office 518-402-8839
Terry Pierre
Administrative Aide
Division Office 518-402-8816
Dawn Wright
Division Secretary
Division Office 518-402-8834
Barry Howe
Division Office 518-402-8818
Lisa Smith
Fire Program Specialist
Herkimer Office 315-866-6330 x112
GIS Specialist Trainee
Division Office 518-408-0045

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