LIHEAP Contact Information for the Division of Energy Assistance Federal Staff

Publication Date: June 20, 2012

Division of Energy Assistance Staff Contacts

Contact Us:

Department of Health and Human Services/Administration for Children and Families
Office of Community Services/Division of Energy Assistance
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Mary E. Switzer Building, 5th Floor
330 C Street, SW
Washington, D.C. 20201

Phone Number: (202) 401-9351
Fax Number: (202) 401-5661

Staff Person/Title

 Area Code


Office of the Director

 
Lauren Christopher, Director 202-401-4870
Iris Curtis, Supervisory Auditor

202-401-5334

John Thompson, Auditor 202-401-5309


Energy Program Operations Branch

 
Akm Rahman, Branch Chief

202-401-5306

Doris Callejas, Program Specialist 510-209-0490
Josephine Rago-Adia, Program Specialist 202-401-4710
Kate Thomas, Program Specialist 202-690-5737
Nancy Stephens, Program Specialist 202-862-2964
Patrice West, Program Specialist 202-401-5999
Richard Lewis, Management Specialist 703-674-7228
Vikki Pretlow, Program Specialist 202-205-9901


Energy Policy and Evaluation Branch

 
Vacant, Branch Chief

 

Katina Lawson, Program Specialist

202-401-6527

Peter Edelman, Program Specialist

202-401-5292

Sharnice Peters, Policy Program Analyst

202-401-4046

 

LIHEAP REGIONAL LIAISON ASSIGNMENTS

(November 2021)

 

Region 1 - BOSTON
Primary Liaison: PATRICE WEST

Tel: (202) 401-5999

Alternate: NANCY STEPHENS

Connecticut
Maine
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Vermont

Region VI - DALLAS
Primary Liaison: KATE THOMAS

Tel: (202) 690-5737

Alternate: PATRICE WEST

Arkansas
Louisiana
New Mexico
Oklahoma
Texas

Region II - NEW YORK
Primary Liaison: JOSEPHINE RAGO-ADIA

Tel: (202) 401-4710

Alternate: DORIS CALLEJAS

New Jersey
New York
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

Region VII - KANSAS CITY
Primary Liaison:  VIKKI PRETLOW

Tel: (202) 205-9901

Alternate: KATE THOMAS

Iowa
Kansas
Missouri
Nebraska

Region III - PHILADELPHIA
Primary Liaison: KATE THOMAS
Tel: (202) 690-5737

Alternate: VIKKI PRETLOW

Delaware
District of Columbia
Maryland
Pennsylvania
Virginia
West Virginia

Region VIII - DENVER
Primary Liaison: VIKKI PRETLOW
Tel: (202) 205-9901

Alternate: JOSEPHINE RAGO-ADIA

Colorado
Montana
North Dakota
South Dakota
Utah
Wyoming

Region IV - ATLANTA
Primary Liaison: JOSEPHINE RAGO-ADIA
Tel: (202) 401-4710

Alternate: NANCY STEPHENS

Alabama
Florida
Georgia
Kentucky
Mississippi
North Carolina
South Carolina
Tennessee

Region IX - SAN FRANCISCO
Primary Liaison: JOSEPHINE RAGO-ADIA
Tel: (202)  401-4710

Alternate: DORIS CALLEJAS

Arizona
California
Hawaii
Nevada
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
American Samoa

Region V - CHICAGO
Primary Liaison:  PATRICE WEST
Tel: (202) 401-5999

Alternate: KATE THOMAS

Illinois
Indiana
Michigan
Minnesota
Ohio
Wisconsin

Region X - SEATTLE
Primary Liaison:  PATRICE WEST
Tel: (202) 401-5999

Alternate: VIKKI PRETLOW

Alaska
Idaho
Oregon
Washington

 

Energy Policy and Evaluation Branch

Katina Lawson (202) 401-6527

  • LIHEAP Website Liaison 
  • Correspondence Control Inquiries
  • OMB Clearances
  • DEA Phone Inquiries

Peter Edelman (202) 401-5292

  • Grant Award Allocations
  • Home Energy Notebook Lead
  • Annual LIHEAP Report to Congress Lead
  • Program Performance Measurement

Sharnice Peters (202) 401-4046

  • LIHEAP Support Services Contract COR
  • Performance Management Implementation Workgroup Liaison
  • LIHEAP I-Team Liaison
  • Alternate ACF LIHEAP Web Liaison

 

Fiscal Team

Iris Curtis (202) 401-5334

  • Audit Resolution
  • Fiscal Monitoring Lead

Region 1: CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT
Region 3: DE, DC, MD, PA, VA, WV
Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI
Region 7: IA, KS, MO, NE
Region 9: AZ, CA, HI, NV, Gum, Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa

John Thompson (202) 401-5309

  • Audit Resolution
  • Fiscal Monitoring Lead

Region 2: NJ, NY, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Region 4: AL, FL, GA, KY, MI, NC, SC, TN
Region 6: AR, LA, NM, OK, TX
Region 8: CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY
Region 10: AK, ID, OR, WA

 

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