Staff Directory

Normal business hours for The New Hampshire Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Division of Forests and Lands are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Contact information for our statewide individual offices is available below or by visiting the appropriate website. Just not sure? E-mail or call (603) 271-2214 and we will be glad to assist.


See the Staff Directory below for personnel listings and contact options


Division Headquarters - Concord, NH

Administrative office for the Division's statewide operations is located in the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources office building on 172 Pembroke Road in Concord, New Hampshire. Click here for a detailed location map.

Division of Forests and Lands
172 Pembroke Road
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
Tel: (603) 271-2214
Fax: (603) 271-6488


North Region Office - Lancaster, NH

Division operations for the northern part of the state are housed in the North Country Resources Center about 1 mile north of the Lancaster Fair Grounds on Route 3. This Center is shared with the Bureau of Trails, Fish and Game Department North Region, and the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension. Click here for a detailed location map.

Division of Forests and Lands
North Country Resources Center
629B Main Street
Lancaster, NH 03584-3612
Tel: (603) 788-4157
Fax: (603) 788-0956


Caroline A. Fox Research and Demonstration Forest - Hillsborough, NH

The Fox Forest office and Baldwin Education Center are located on the Center Road about 2 miles north of the intersection of Main Street and School Street in Hillsborough. Click here for a detailed location map.

Fox State Forest
PO Box 1175
Hillsborough, NH 03244
Tel: (603) 464-3453


Urban Forestry Center - Portsmouth, NH

The Urban Forestry Center is located on Elwyn Road, off Route 1 in Portsmouth, NH. From the Portsmouth traffic circle, take Route 1 Bypass to Route 1 South (Lafayette Road). At the stoplight turn east onto Elwyn Road and take the first left turn into the Urban Forestry Center. Click here for a detailed location map.

Urban Forestry Center
45 Elwyn Road
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Tel: (603) 431-6774
Fax: (603) 431-5553


Cooperative Extension Natural Resources - Durham, NH

Jeff Schloss, Program Leader
UNH Cooperative Extension
Taylor Hall
59 College Road 
Durham, NH 03824
Tel: (603) 862-1520
Fax: (603) 862-1685


State Forest Nursery

(aka Central Region Headquarters) the State Forest Nursery is located on Route 3 (405 Daniel Webster Highway) in Boscawen, New Hampshire about 15 miles north of Concord and 6 miles south of Franklin. Click here for a detailed location map.


Taylor Mill (Ballard State Forest)

The Taylor Mill is located in the Ballard State Forest on Island Pond Road in Derry, New Hampshire. Directions to the mill from I-93: Exit 4 East on Rte. 102 to Rte. 28 By-Pass South. At 2nd set of lights, take left on to Island Pond Road. The mill is 3.7 miles on the left. Click here for a detailed location map.


Shieling Forest

The Shieling Forest is located on Old Street Road, one-quarter mile south of Monadnock Community Hospital in Peterborough, NH. Click here for a detailed location map.


Personnel Directory


271-2214 Office

271-6488 Fax

Brad Simpkins
Director/State Forester

Rhonda Perry
Administrative Supervisor

Leslie Sherman 
Grants Technician

Shelly Angers 
Public Information Officer



Forest Protection Bureau


Steve Sherman

Jennifer Little
Administrative Assistant



Forest Health Program   


Kyle Lombard
Progam Coordinator

Ext. 101

Jen Weimer
Forest Health Specialist

Ext. 102

Bill Davidson
Forest Health Specialist - EAB

Ext. 103



Planning & Community Forestry Bureau


Susan Francher 


Jonathan Horton
Forest Resource Analyst


Cory Keeffe
Community Forestry Specialist 


Urban Forestry Center - 45 Elwyn Road, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5701

431-6774 Office
431-5553 Fax

A.J. Dupere
Urban Forester

Community Forestry Advisory Council Secretary


Norman L. Daroska
Property & Maintenance Supervisor


Grounds Supervisor




Forest Management Bureau

271-2214 Office
271-6488 Fax

William Guinn    

Robin Trombley
Program Assistant



South Region - 172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03301

Scott Rolfe
Regional Forester


Sam Taylor
Forester I - Program Forester


Billy Kunelius
Forester I 


Lisa Scott
Program Planner - GIS Specialist




Caroline A. Fox State Forest - PO Box 1175
Hillsborough, NH 03244

464-3453 Office

Ingeborg V. Seaboyer
Forester III



Central Region - State Forest Nursery, 405 Daniel Webster Hwy, Boscawen, NH 03303

796-2323 Office

Regional Forester


Robert E. Hardy
Forester III

Thomas Natale
Forester I

James Airey
Forester II, Flood Control Areas

State Forest Nursery - 405 Daniel Webster Hwy, Boscawen, NH 03303

796-2323 Office

Howard A. Lewis
Nursery Specialist

Christopher Roberts
Nursery Technician III



North Region - 629B Main Street, Lancaster, NH 03584-3612

788-4157 Office
788-0956 Fax

Margaret Machinist
Regional Forester

Todd Caron
Forester I

Forest Technician III


Natural Heritage Bureau


Sabrina Stanwood


Bill Nichols
Senior Ecologist/Botanist


Christopher Fontenot
Data Manager


Pete Bowman
Wildlife Specialist


Amy Lamb
Ecological Information Specialist


Chris Kane
Associate Ecologist



Land Management Bureau


Tracey Boisvert

David Krause
Land Surveyor

Emily Hayes 
Land Surveyor Technician

Bob Spoerl
Land Agent

Justin Bellen
Communication Technician