Contacts

Tim Oland
Rural Fire Programs Coordinator
Minnesota Interagency Fire Center
402 Eleventh Street SE
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
phone: 218-322-2688

Responsibilities: coordinates all rural fire programs, provides program direction, liaison to fire department organizations


Steve Grove
Excess Property Manager
General Andrews Fire Training Facility
85894 County Highway 61
Willow River, MN 55797
phone: office 218-423-6022
cell 218-244-9964
fax: 218-372-3091

Responsibilities: provides program direction, acquires federal excess property, manages Federal Excess Property Program (FEPP) and the Fire Fighter Program (FFP), ensures compliance with FEPP & FFP program guidelines.


Todd Vogelgesang
Federal Excess Property Specialist
Minnesota Interagency Fire Center
402 Eleventh Street SE
Grand Rapids, Minnesota 55744
phone: 218-322-2689
fax: 218-327-4527

Responsibilities: maintains request list for Federal Excess Property Program (FEPP), distributes federal excess property, main contact for FEPP, manages the "tin shed," maintains FEPP records, ensures proper disposal of FEPP equipment


Rodger Cahoon
Excess Property Mechanic
General Andrews Fire Training
85894 County Highway 61
Willow River, MN 55797
phone: 218-423-6051
fax: 218-372-3091

Responsibilities: inspects, repairs, and receipts federal equipment and supplies, assists with loading and unloading equipment, provides mechanical information upon request, other duties as assigned.


Shelly Serich
Rural Fire Programs Specialist
Minnesota Interagency Fire Center
402 Eleventh Street SE
Grand Rapids, Minnesota 55744
phone: 218-322-2692

Responsibilities: manages the Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) 50:50 grant program, manages the Wildland Fire Equipment Sales Program, maintains rural fire programs records and database and fire department directory, provides assistance to the FEPP program