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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

Joseph Zeglen, 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 Eric Lahr
Training Officer
Division Office 518-402-8836
Captain Edwin Russell
Administrative Officer
Division Office 518-402-8837
Captain Stehpen Scherry
EMU Officer
Division Office 518-402-8618
Colleen Kayser
License Guide Program Specialist
Division Office 518-402-8838
Paul Corrado
Division Secretary
Division Office 518-402-8839
Barry Howe
Quartermaster
Division Office 518-402-8818
Lisa Smith
Fire Program Specialist
Herkimer

315-866-6330 x112

Paul Gallery
GIS Specialist Trainee
Division Office 518-408-0045

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