Department of Environmental Conservation

D E C banner

New York State Forest Ranger Roster - Division Office

Division Office Administrative Officer Forest Ranger Emergency Contact:

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

Division Office

Capt. John Solan, Acting 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
Assistant Division Director
Division Office 518-402-8832
Captain Sarah Geesler
Section Chief
Division Office 518-402-8824
Captain Jaime Laczko
Section Chief
Division Office 518-402-8833
Captain David Cornell
Professional Standards & Law Enforcement Chief
Division Office 518-402-8618
Paul Corrado
Administrative Specialist 1
Division Office 518-4028356
Lynne Korona
Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant Program Specialist
Division Office 518-402-8835
Colleen Kayser
License Guide Program Specialist
Division Office 518-402-8838
Lt. William Giraud
Training Lieutenant
Training Academy, Pulaski 315-298-8271
Sharon Majkut
Administrative Assistant 2
Division Office 518-402-8839
Ranger Joseph LaPierre
Training Assistant
Training Academy, Pulaski & Ray Brook Office 518-354-3855
Administrative Aide
Division Office 518-402-8816
Dawn Wright
Administrative Assistant 1
Division Office 518-402-8834
Barry Howe
Division Office 518-402-8818
Lisa Smith
Fire Program Specialist
Herkimer Office 315-866-6330 x112
Christine Purpura
GIS Specialist Trainee
Division Office 518-408-0045
Lisa Weinman
Administrative Specialist 2
Division Office 518-402-8811

  • Important Links
  • PDF Help
  • For help with PDFs on this page, please call 518-402-8839.
  • Contact for this Page
  • NYS DEC Forest Rangers
    625 Broadway, 3rd Floor
    Albany, NY 12233-2560
    Send us an email
  • This Page Covers
  • Page applies to all NYS regions