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VHA Office of Emergency Management: Our Staff

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Senior Leadership

 

Dr. Daniel J. Bochicchio
Director, VHA Office of Emergency Management
Daniel.Bochicchio@va.gov
Washington, DC Office:  (202) 632-4197
Martinsburg, WV Office: (304) 264-4837
Cell: 240-310-8027


Mr. Paul Brannigan
Acting Deputy Director
Planning and Operations
Paul.Brannigan@va.gov
Office: (304) 264-4825
Cell:    (678) 409-4937
 
Mr. Kevin D. Thompson
Field Program Manager
Kevin.Thompson@va.gov
Office: (304) 264-4819
Cell:    (304) 953-9187

Ms. Karen Newell
Administrative Officer
Administration, Logistics & Finance
Karen.Newell@va.gov
Office: (304) 264-4830
Cell:    (202) 400-5668
 

 

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Field Staff

Region I – Boston, MA

Regional Emergency Manager
Randall Ricketts
VA Medical Center
200 Springs Road
Bedford, MA  01730
Office: 781-687-2026
Fax: 781-687-3663
Cell: 978-831-2504

Emergency Management Analyst
Terry McClure
VA Medical Center Bedford
VHA OEM Region I/Bldg. 8, Rm. B17
200 Springs Road
Bedford, MA 01730
Office: 781-687-2029
Fax: 781-687-3663
Cell: 781-999-2318

Area Emergency Manager
Candice Christenson
VA Medical Center (EMSHG)
421 N. Main Street
Leeds, MA 01053-9764
Office: 413-582-3024
Fax: 413-582-3159
Cell: 413-207-2128

Area Emergency Manager
William Vieth
VAMC Bedford
200 Springs Road
Bedford, MA  01730
Office: 781-687-3457
Fax: 781-687-3663
Cell: 937-831-2219

Area Emergency Manager
John Shealy
West Haven VA Medical Center (EMSHG)
950 Campbell Avenue
West Haven, CT  06516
Office: 203-932-5711, Ext. 8127
Fax: 203-937-4857
Cell: 203-931-5309

 

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Region II – New York, NY

Acting Regional Emergency Manager
Karen LaScala
VA NYHHS - Brooklyn Campus
800 Poly Place
Room 2-225
Brooklyn, NY 11209
Office: 718-630-3511
Cell: 347-386-9061
Fax: 718-630-3547

Emergency Management Analyst
Trina Rawles
201 Varick Street, 8th Floor, Rm. 837
New York, NY 10014
Office: 646-273-8136
Fax: 212-627-2347
Cell: 347-831-5085

Management Assistant
Vacant
201 Varick Street, 8th Floor, Room 837
New York, NY 10014
Office: 646-273-8135
Fax: 212-627-2347
Cell: 917-608-5913

Area Emergency Manager
Ernest Coon
NY Harbor HCS–Manhattan Campus
423 E. 23rd Street, Rm. 16070ES
New York, NY 10010
Office: 212-951-3452
Fax: 212-951-6872
Cell: 347-831-2513

Area Emergency Manager
Jeffrey Quinn
VA Medical Center
113 Holland Ave. Rm. #D2024a Ave.
Albany, NY 12208
Office: 518-626-5514
Fax: 518-626-5516
Cell: 518-281-2442

Area Emergency Manager
Paul Malool
VA Medical Center (EMSHG-LY)
151 Knollcroft Rd., Bldg 8, Rm. 217
Lyons, NJ 07939-5000
Office: 908-647-0180, Ext. 4584
Fax: 908-604-5361
Cell: 908-413-7369

Area Emergency Manager
John “Jack” Flynn
Hudson Valley HCS
Building #8, Route 9D
Castle Point, NY 12511
Office: 845-831-2000 x-5444
Fax: 845-838-5185
Cell: 914-943-8181

Area Emergency Manager
Cosme Torres-Sabater
VA Caribbean HCS
10 Casia Street
San Juan, PR 00921-3201
Office: 787-641-3674
Fax: 787-641-4582
Cell: 787-504-4891

Area Emergency Manager
Gerald Cartier
Rome VA CBOC–Rm. 1224
125 Brooklet Road, Bldg. 510
Rome, NY 13441
Office: 315-744-2943
Fax: 315-334-7132
Cell: 315-744-2943

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Region III – Philadelphia, PA

Regional Emergency Manager
Joseph Copes
VA Medical Center (00E)
1601 Kirkwood Hwy Montchanin Annex
Wilmington, DE  19805
Office: 302-994-2511, Ext. 7534
Fax: 302-428-1472
Cell: 302-256-7702

Emergency Management Analyst
Karen Halliday
1601 Kirkwood Hwy
Montchanin Annex
Wilmington, DE  19805
Office: 302-994-2511, Ext. 7533
Fax: 302-428-1472
Cell: 302-358-8409

Area Emergency Manager
Dave Rossi
VA Pittsburgh HCS
7180 Highland Dr., Bldg.1, Rm. 6036W
Pittsburgh, PA  15206-1297
Office: 412-954-5618
Fax: 412-954-5616
Cell: 412-719-0836

Area Emergency Manager
Joy Dvornicich
Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Office of the Director
VHA Office of Emergency Management 
University and Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-823-5800, Ext. 6339
Fax: 215-823-6007
Cell: 302-256-6143

Area Emergency Manager
David Csernak
VAMC Baltimore
10N Greene Street, Rm. 3D-111
Baltimore, MD  21201
Office: 202-745-8000 Ext. 5200
Cell:

Area Emergency Manager
Deneen Carter-Coleman
VAMC Richmond
1201 Broad Rock Blvd.
Richmond, VA  23249
Office: 804-675-5209
Fax: 804-675-5372
Cell: 804-400-7169

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Region IV - Atlanta, GA

Regional Emergency Manager
Paul Brannigan
VA Medical Center
3700 Crestwood Parkway, Suite 250
Duluth, GA  30096
Office: 770-279-3405
Fax: 770-279-3410
Cell: 678-409-4937

Emergency Management Analyst
Teresa Graves
VA Medical Center
3700 Crestwood Parkway, Suite 250
Duluth, GA  30096
Office: 770-279-3403
Fax: 770-279-3410
Cell: 404-539-0323

Management Assistant
Chadwick Johnson
VA Medical Center (138)
3700 Crestwood Parkway
Duluth, GA  30096
Office: 770-279-3402
Fax: 770-279-3410
Cell: 678-656-5858

Area Emergency Manager
Charles Bunn
VA Medical Center (00)
3700 Crestwood Parkway, Suite 220
Duluth, GA  30046
Office: 770-279-3404
Fax: 770-279-3410
Cell: 404-630-1637

Area Emergency Manager
James Payne
300 W. Morgan Street, Suite 700
Durham, NC  27701
Office: 919-956-5541, Ext.206
Fax: 919-956-7153
Cell: 919-423-6972

Area Emergency Manager
Tim Turner
VA Medical Center (VHA OEM/00)
700 South 19th Street
Birmingham, AL  35233
Office: 205-933-8101, Ext.5896
Fax: 205-212-3997
Cell:

Area Emergency Manager
Jose Cintron
Miami VA Healthcare System
1201 NW 16th Street (001SEM)
Miami, FL  33125
Office: 305-575-3337
Fax: 305-575-7004
Cell: 305-397-3538

Area Emergency Manager
Richard Rhodes
James Haley VAMC Tampa (00AEM)
8900 Grand Oak Circle
Room 246
Tampa, FL  33637
Office: 813-903-4445
Fax: 813-903-2473
Cell: 813-335-6487

Area Emergency Manager
Paul Christoph
Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
2817 West End Avenue, Suite 200
Nashville, TN  37203
Office: 615-320-6311
Fax: 615-320-7806
Cell: 615-975-0700

Area Emergency Manager
Debra Dillon
VA Medical Center
1101 Veterans Drive (13C-LD)
Lexington, KY  40502
Office: 859-233-4511, Ext. 3811
Fax: 859-281-3922
Cell: 859-327-8466

Area Emergency Manager
Ron Kirkpatrick
South Central VA Health Care Network (VISN 16)
Plaza One - 3rd Floor
715 S. Pear Orchard Road
Ridgeland, MS  39157-4807 
Office: 601-206-7016
Fax: 601-364-1318
Cell: 601-946-6040

Area Emergency Manager
Pattie Beaver
VA Medical Center (00D)
1601 Brenner Avenue
Salisbury, NC  28144
Office: 704-638-3310
Fax: 704-638-3312
Cell: 704-267-0112

Area Emergency Manager
Debra Johnson
Zachary Taylor National Cemetery
4701 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, KY  40207
Office: 502-419-6158
Fax: 859-281-3932
Cell: 502-419-6158

Area Emergency Manager
Patrick Card
Department of Veterans Affairs
VHA Office of Emergency Management (00B)
1030 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
Office: 901-523-8990, Ext. 2348
Fax: 901-523-7005
Cell: 901-672-5418

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Region V - Chicago, IL

Regional Emergency Manager
Darlene Weisman
Westbrook Corporate Center 
Tower 4 - Suite 960
Office of Emergency Management (10NA1)
Westchester, IL  60154
Office: 708-492-3981
Fax: 708-202-5590
Cell: 708-710-1232

Emergency Management Analyst
Cheryl Brown
Westbrook Corporate Center
Tower 4 - Suite 960
Office of Emergency Management (10NA1)
Westchester, IL  60154
Office: 708-492-3980
Fax: 708-202-5590
Cell: 708-878-0934

Area Emergency Manager
Kenneth Bresnan
John D. Dingell VAMC (OOE)
4646 John R. Street
Detroit, MI  48201-1932
Office: 313-576-1119
Fax: 313-576-1853
Cell: 313-347-5347

Area Emergency Manager
Suzanne Conklin
VA Medical Center
1481 West 10th Street, Bldg. 7-CSR
Indianapolis, IN  46202
Office: 317-988-1819
Fax: 317-988-1841
Cell: 317-319-9933

Area Emergency Manager
Bernard "Pete" Kelly
Westbrook Corporate Center
Tower 4 - Suite 960
Westchester, IL  60154
Office: 708-492-3976
Fax: 708-202-5590
Cell: 708-516-9644

Area Emergency Manager
Diane Kroll
Veterans Healthcare Administration
6636 Cedar Ave., SO, Suite 350, Rm. 317
Richfield, MN  55423
Office: 612-467-3587
Fax: 612-869-0484
Cell: 612-703-2854

Area Emergency Manager
David Kaczmarek
VA Pittsburgh HCS (OEM/003N-U)
7180 Highland Dr., Bldg. 1, Rm. 6035W
Pittsburgh, PA  15206
Office: 513-559-3595
Fax: 412-954-5616
Cell: 513-276-1803

Area Emergency Manager
Laurie Turner
Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
10701 East Boulevard
Admin. Building, Room 5M618
Cleveland, OH  44106
Office: 216-791-2300, Ext. 5303
Fax: 216-707-7622
Cell: 216-832-5863

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Region VI - Arlington, TX

Regional Emergency Manager
Leroy "Jazz" Jasper
VISN 17 Network Office
2301 E. Lamar Blvd., Suite 650
Arlington, TX  76006-7435
Office: 817-385-3716
Fax: 817-385-3715
Cell: 817-266-7266

Emergency Management Analyst
Kay Streetman
VISN 17 Network Office
2301 E. Lamar Blvd., Suite 650
Arlington, TX  76006-7435
Office: 817-385-3777
Fax: 817-385-3715
Cell: 817-366-0519

Area Emergency Manager
Rex Oxner
VA Medical Center (183AM)
2200 FT Roots Dr. Bldg. 101, Rm. 206
Little Rock, AR  72114-1706
Office: 501-257-1015
Fax: 501-257-1018
Cell: 501-258-9787

Area Emergency Manager
Brian Crowder
VA Medical Center (138/10NA1)
2002 Holcombe Blvd., B110, Rm. 100
Houston, TX  77030
Office: 713-794-7972
Fax: 713-794-7970
Cell: 713-516-8864

Area Emergency Manager
Richard Smith
VA Medical Center- EMSHG
921 Northeast 13th Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
Office: 405-456-3308
Fax: 405-456-5912
Cell: 405-250-7133

Area Emergency Manager
Danny Eason
VISN 17 Network Office
2301 E. Lamar Blvd., Suite 650
Arlington, TX  76006-7435
Office: 817-385-3789
Fax: 817-385-3715
Cell: 817-729-3232

Area Emergency Manager
Mary Edwards
NM VA Health Care System (00)
1501 San Pdedro, SE 
Albuquerque, NM  87108
Office: 505-256-2823
Fax: 505-256-5491
Cell: 505-917-4927

Area Emergency Manager
Vacant
510 E. Stoner Avenue (00AEM)
Shreveport, LA   71101
Phone:
Fax: 
Cell:
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Region VII - Kansas City, MO

Regional Emergency Manager
Doug Stroud
Charles Evans Whittaker Federal Courthouse
400 East 9th Street
Room 0400
Kansas City, MO  64106
Office: 816-701-3211
Fax: 816-842-0885
Cell: 816-308-5275

Emergency Management Analyst
Paulette DeMatteo
Charles Evans Whittaker Federal Courthouse
400 East 9th Street
Room 0400
Kansas City, MO  64106
Office: 816-701-3210
Fax: 816-842-0885
Cell: 816-806-0463

Area Emergency Manager
Mike Peters
VA Central Iowa Healthcare System
3600 30th Street
Des Moines, IA  50310
Office: 515-699-5863
Fax: 515-699-5416
Cell: 515-238-4654

Area Emergency Manager
James Murray
VA Nebraska Western Iowa Healthcare System
4101 Woolworth Ave.
Omaha, NE  68105
Office: 402-995-5940
Fax: 402-995-3993
Cell: 402-206-4713

Area Emergency Manager
William Kormos
VA Jefferson Barracks Division
Building #50, Suite 2N44
I Jefferson Barracks
St. Louis, MO  63125
Office: 314-894-6662
Fax: 314-894-6120
Cell: 314-540-2815

Area Emergency Manager
Michael Williamson
Charles Evans Whittaker Federal Courthouse
400 East 9th Street
Room 0400
Kansas City, MO  64106
Office: 816-701-3212
Fax: 816-842-0885
Cell: 816-308-9910

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Region VIII - Denver, CO

Regional Emergency Manager
Zane Shaw
VA Regional Emergency Management
4100 E. Mississipppi Ave., Suite 1825
Glendale, CO  80246
Office: 303-331-5987
Fax: 303-756-6655
Cell: 303-915-9611

Emergency Management Analyst
Leslie Johnsrud
VA Regional Emergency Management
4100 Mississippi Ave., Suite 1825
Glendale, CO  80246
Office: 303-399-8020, Ext. 5969
Fax: 303-756-6655
Cell: 303-330-6290

Area Emergency Manager
Glenn Reedy
George E. Wahlen VA Medical Center
500 Foothill Drive
Salt Lake City, UT  84148
Office: 801-582-1565, Ext. 4255
Cell: 801-910-9398

Area Emergency Manager
Darryl Stevenson
VA Regional Emergency Management
4100 East Mississippi Ave.,Suite 1825
Glendale, CO  80246-3074
Office: 303-331-5986
Fax: 303-756-6655
Cell: 720-412-7432

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Region IX - San Francisco, CA

Regional Emergency Manager
Francesca Austin
Ron V. Dellums Federal Building (OEM)
Suite 1155N
1301 Clay Street
Oakland, CA  94612
Office: 510-768-6806
Fax: 510-768-6996/6889
Cell: 415-271-4808
BB PIN: 31AAECA4

Emergency Management Analyst
Sharon Tyree
Ron V. Dellums Federal Building (OEM)
Suite 1155N
1301 Clay Street
Oakland, CA  94612
Office: 510-768-6949
Fax:  510-768-6996/6889
Cell: 510-376-6038

Area Emergency Manager
Miryam Ramos
Ron V. Dellums Federal Building (OEM)
1301 Clay Street, Suite 1155N
Oakland, CA  94612
Office: 510-768-6815
Fax: 510-768-6889
Cell: 415-740-4373
BB PIN: 40301F

Area Emergency Manager
Sherman Patterson
VA Medical Center
5901 E. 7th Street
Long Beach, CA  90822
Office: 562-826-5875
Fax: 562-826-5722
Cell: 562-708-8939
BB PIN: 312EF610

Area Emergency Manager
Jenny Gonzales
VA Greater Los Angeles HCS
11301 Wilshire Blvd., Bldg. 258, Rm. 102
Los Angeles, CA  90073
Office: 310-268-3439
Fax: 310-268-4684
Cell: 310-694-4099
BB PIN: 31D4AF60

Area Emergency Manager
Luke Ritz
VA Medical Center
3601 South 6th Avenue
Tucson, AZ  85723
Office: 520-792-1450, Ext. 4433
Fax: 520-629-4948
Cell: 520-730-7182

Area Emergency Manager 
Kerry Reeve
Phoenix VA Health Care System
650 East Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ  85012
Office: 602-277-5551, Ext. 3197
Cell: 480-433-6296
Fax: 602-222-2707
BB PIN: 3183E086

Area Emergency Manager
Bret McLaughlin
VA Medical Center Loma Linda
11201 Benton Street
Loma Linda, CA  92357
Office: 951-660-2298
Fax: 909-801-5176
Cell: 951-660-2298

Area Emergency Manager
Tony Barker
VISN 21 Office of Emergency Management, Rm. 1051
201 Walnut Avenue
Mare Island, CA  94592
Office: 707-562-8337
Fax: 707-562-8322
Cell: 707-580-4542
BB PIN: 4032C6F1

Area Emergency Manager
Troy Richardson
Mike O'Callaghan Federal Hospital
99 AMDS/SGPB; 4700 Las Vegas Blvd. N
Nellis AFB, NV  89191
Office: 702-653-3315
Fax: 702-653-2140
Cell: 702-469-8415
BB PIN: 35ABD6F9

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Region X - Seattle, WA

Regional Emergency Manager
Greg Watts
American Lake VA Medical Center
9600 Veterans Drive; Bldg. 17, Rm. 208
Tacoma, WA  98493
Office: 253-307-3286
Fax: 253-589-4140
Cell: 253-307-3286

Emergency Management Analyst
Jerry Armbruster
American Lake VA Medical Center
9600 Veterans Drive, Bldg. 17, Rm. 208
Tacoma, WA  98493
Office: 253-583-2191
Fax: 253-589-4140
Cell: 206-491-7026

Area Emergency Manager
Ed James
VA Medical Center (V-1-EM)
1601 E. 4th Plain, Bldg. 17, Rm. C410
Vancouver, WA  98661
Office: 360-619-5920
Fax: 360-737-1437
Cell: 503-880-0280

Area Emergency Manager
Dennis Olson
VAMC Boise
500 W. Fort Street
Building 44, Room 110
Boise, ID  83702
Office: 208-422-1000, Ext.1-7949
Fax: 208-422-1158
Cell: 208-863-8257

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National Capital Region - Washington, DC

Communications & Logistics Program Manager
Steve Mabley
1100 First Street, NE
Suite #609i
Washington, DC  20002
Office: 202-632-8484
Fax: 202-495-5965
Cell: 720-240-7725

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Headquarters' Staff - Washington, DC 

Director
Dr. Daniel Bochicchio
VA Medical Center (10NA1)
510 Butler Ave., Bldg. 203B
Martinsburg, WV  25405
Office: 304-264-4837
Office (DC): 202-632-4197
Fax: 304-264-4499
Cell: 240-310-8027

Management Analyst
Dr. Abid Rahman
1100 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Office: 202-632-8485
Fax: 202-495-5955
Cell: 202-340-2953


Acting VHA Supervisory Watch Officer
Colin Chesney
VA Integrated Operations Center
810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20420
Office: 202-461-0268/0269
Fax: 202-273-7809
Cell: 202-450-9699

Watch Officers

Norman Sealy
VA Integrated Operations Center 
810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20420
Office: 202-461-0268/0269
Fax: 202-273-7809
Cell: 202-603-4439

Benjamin Holloway
VA Integrated Operations Center
810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20420
Office: 202-461-0268/0269
Fax: 202-273-7809
Cell: 202-300-2686

Wilmya Goldsberry
VA Integrated Operations Center
810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20420
Office: 202-461-0268/0269
Fax: 202-273-7809
Cell: 202-714-2351

Russell Degidio
VA Integrated Operations Center
810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20420
Office: 202-461-0268/0269
Fax: 202-273-7809
Cell: 202-422-8851

Headquarters' Staff - Martinsburg, WV

Deputy Director Plans & Operations
Vacant

VA Medical Center (10NA1)
510 Butler Ave., Bldg. 203B
Martinsburg, WV  25405
Office: 304-264-4825
Fax: 304-264-4499
Cell:

Executive Assistant
Vacant

VA Medical Center (10NA1)
510 Butler Ave., Bldg. 203B
Martinsburg, WV  25405
Office:
Fax: 304-264-4499
Cell:

National Emergency Management Response Teams/DEMPS Program Manager
Karen LaScala
VHA Office of Emergency Management (10NA1)
VA NYHHS Brooklyn Campus
800 Poly Place
Room 2-225
Brooklyn, NY  11209
Office: 718-630-3511
Fax: 718-630-3547
Cell: 347-386-9061

Program Manager, Operations
Guy Chaffee
VA Medical Center (10NA1)
510 Butler Ave., Bldg. 203B
Martinsburg, WV  25405
Office: 304-264-4815
Fax: 304-264-4499
Cell: 304-953-9053

Operations Support Assistant
Wade Guinn
VA Medical Center (10NA-1)
510 Butler Ave., Bldg. 203B
Martinsburg, WV  25405
Office: 304-264-4828
Fax: 304-264-4499
Cell: 202-425-7701

Program Manager, Plans
Mick Feeser
VA Medical Center (10NA-1)
510 Butler Ave., Bldg. 203B
Martinsburg, WV  25405
Office: 304-264-4805
Fax: 304-264-4499
Cell: 202-277-6981

Program Manager, Strategic Planning
Vacant

VA Medical Center (10NA-1)
510 Butler Ave., Bldg. 203B
Martinsburg, WV  25405
Office: 304-264-4819
Fax: 304-264-4499
Cell:

Administrative Officer, Administration & Personnel
Karen Newell
VA Medical Center (10NA-1)
510 Butler Ave., Bldg. 203B
Martinsburg, WV  25405
Office: 304-264-4830
Fax: 304-264-4499
Cell: 202-400-5668

Education, Training & Exercises Program Manager
Dr. Bob Smith
VA Medical Center (10NA-1)
510 Butler Ave., Bldg. 203B
Martinsburg, WV  25405
Office: 304-264-4824
Fax: 304-264-4499
Cell: 304-886-9204

Exercise & Training Program Manager
Pete Brewster
VA Medical Center (10NA-1)
510 Butler Ave., Bldg. 203B
Martinsburg, WV  25405
Office: 304-264-4807
Fax: 304-264-4499
Cell: 304-953-9350

Budget Analyst
Shelley Mullinix
VA Medical Center (10NA-1)
510 Butler Ave., Bldg. 203B
Martinsburg, WV  25405
Office: 304-264-4833
Fax: 304-264-4499
Cell: 304-894-5069

Staff Assistant
Nancy Pancho
VA Medical Center (10NA-1)
510 Butler Ave., Bldg. 203B
Martinsburg, WV  25405
Office: 304-264-4829
Fax: 304-264-4499
Cell: 304-237-8352

Program Specialist
Jackie Silver
VA Medical Center (10NA-1)
510 Butler Ave., Bldg. 203B
Martinsburg, WV  25405
Office: 304-264-4836
Fax: 304-264-4499
Cell: 202-400-5861

Management Assistant, Finance
Kim Mollohan
VA Medical Center (10NA-1)
510 Butler Ave., Bldg. 203B
Martinsburg, WV  25405
Office: 304-264-4813
Fax: 304-264-4499
Cell: 304-685-6184 

Training Specialist
Bobbi Jo Nye
VA Medical Center (10NA-1)
510 Butler Avenue, Bldg. 203B
Martinsburg, WV  25405
Office: 304-264-4834
Fax: 304-264-4499
Cell: 202-492-7997