MEMA Contact Information and Staff Directory

Phone numbers and email contact information for MEMA offices and staff.

Table of Contents

Key Phone Numbers

Emergency and Non-Emergency Numbers

  • If you have an emergency or you need the assistance of a first responder (police, fire, EMS) call 9-1-1.
  • For community specific information about shelters, resources, and other local information, residents should contact their local Emergency Management Director or local public safety officials.
  • Residents can also call 2-1-1 for non-emergency storm-related questions and for shelter and warming center locations.

MEMA Phone Numbers

  • For business calls, MEMA’s receptionist can be reached at 508-820-2001, M-F, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • For emergency support or coordination, MEMA’s 24x7 Communications Center can be reached at 508-820-2000.

Executive Office

Samantha Phillips Director 508-820-2010
Katy Bellemare

Executive Office Support Supervisor

Ann McCarthy General Counsel & Records Access Officer 508-820-1400
Mayra Quintana Administrative Assistant 508-820-2041
Debra Tata Human Resources Director 508-820-2060

Public Information Office

Media Line: 508-820-2002
Name/Email Title Telephone #
Christopher Besse Public Information Officer 508-820-2039


Planning and Preparedness

Name/Email Title Telephone #
Dawn Brantley Assistant Director for Planning and Preparedness 508-820-2040
Planning Unit    
Sara Zalieckas Planning Unit Supervisor 508-820-2054
Ben Hiltunen All Hazards Planner 508-820-2043
Marianne Pierce All Hazards Planner 508-427-0409
Andrew Trice All Hazards Planner 508-820-2008
Training & Exercise Unit    
David Bryant Training and Exercise Unit Manager 508-820-1408
Jeff Tedesco Training Unit Supervisor & SAA/TPOC 508-820-1446
Maggie Fiola Training and Exercise Unit Registration Coordinator 508-820-2028
Michael Cantrell Training and Exercise Coordinator (Regions 3 & 4) 508-820-2036
Joe Hattabaugh Training and Exercise Coordinator (Region 2) 508-820-1429
James McLoughlin Training and Exercise Coordinator (Region 1) 508-820-1427
Nuclear Preparedness Unit    
Kathy Cederberg Senior Nuclear Planner 508-820-2037
David Rodham, Jr. Lead Nuclear Planner (Region 1) 978-328-1505
John Viveiros Senior Nuclear Planner 508-427-0407
Tom Cleary RIM&C Supervisor 978-368-1078
Kenyi Suarez Document Control Coordinator 508-820-2099

Response and Field Services

Mike Russas

Assistant Director for Operations 508-820-2018
Operations Unit    
Jaclyn Hamel Operations Unit Supervisor 508-820-2067
Desiree Kocis GIS Coordinator 508-820-2011
Communications and IT    
Andrew Bagdonas Communications and IT Manager 508-820-1409
Paula Cutten Communications Dispatch Supervisor 508-820-1473
Heather Smith Lead Communications Dispatcher 508-820-2023
Shaun Anderson Communications Coordinator 508-820-2009
Richard LaTour Logistics Program Manager 508-820-1454
Matthew Bosselait Logistics Coordinator 508-820-2032
Brian Rushlow Fleet and Facilities Unit Supervisor 508-820-1470
Noel Olivar Maintenance Working Foreman 508-820-2050
Region 1 Office   978-328-1500
Michael Cawley Acting Region 1 Manager 978-328-1551    
Lauren Sardella Local Coordinator 978-328-1503
Heather Tecce Local Coordinator 978-328-1501
Region 2 Office   774-762-4877
James Mannion Region 2 Manager 774-762-4875
Christian Cunnie Local Coordinator 774-762-4866
Rachel Fleck Local Coordinator 774-762-4862
Region 3/4 Office   413-750-1400
Bonnie Roy Region 3/4 Manager 413-750-1406
Robert Barry Local Coordinator 413-750-1404
Kevin Filchak Local Coordinator 413-750-1413
Allen Phillips, Sr. Local Coordinator 413-750-1407

Mitigation and Disaster Recovery

Thad Leugemors Assistant Director for Recovery and Mitigation 508-820-1445
Mitigation Unit    
Sarah White Hazard Mitigation Unit Supervisor 508-820-2053
Marybeth Groff Hazard Mitigation and Climate Adaptation Coordinator 508-820-1435
Shelly O'Toole Hazard Mitigation Grants Coordinator 508-820-1443
David Woodbury Hazard Mitigation Grants Coordinator 508-820-2034
Jeff Zukowski Hazard Mitigation Planner 508-820-1422
Recovery Unit    
Erica Heidelberg Recovery Unit Supervisor 508-820-2033
Lorraine Eddy Disaster Recovery Programs Coordinator 508-820-2055
Paula Krumsiek Disaster Recovery Programs Coordinator 508-820-1424
Andrew Poliferno Disaster Recovery Programs Coordinator 508-820-2003
Mitigation and Recovery Grants Unit    
Katrina Robinson Mitigation and Recovery Grants Unit Supervisor 508-820-1406
Beth Dubrawski Hazard Mitigation Contract Specialist 508-820-1425
Shirletta Leung Hazard Mitigation Contract Specialist 508-820-1436


Administration and Finance

Name/Email Title Telephone #
David Mahr Chief Administrative Officer 508-820-2017
Fiscal Unit    
Fay Stewart Fiscal Dept. Coordinator 508-820-2095
Kelly Lumbra Payroll & Budget Coordinator 508-820-2005
Charles MacMurray Accountant 508-820-2035
Tina Urato Procurement Coordinator 508-820-1423
Darlyne Joseph Federal Grants Fiscal Coordinator 508-820-1448
Grants Management    
Lorri Gifford Emergency Management Grant Program Supervisor 508-820-2004