State fire supervisors administer a number of programs within their respective states related to wildfire suppression, fire prevention, prescribed fire, training and fire department assistance. Contact the appropriate fire supervisor for any state-specific questions.


Gail Kantak
Wildland Fire Supervisor
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
2404 South Duff Ave.
Ames, IA 50010
P: 515-233-8067 ext. 1
C: 515-689-0083
F: 515-233-1131


Benjamin Snyder
Forestry Fire Program Manager
Illinois Department of Natural Resources
52 Cinder Hill Drive
Murphysboro, IL 62966
P: 618-565-2828
C: 618-534-9521


Darren Bridges
State Fire Coordinator
Indiana Department of Natural Resources
6220 Forest Road
Martinsville, IN 46151
P: 765-792-4654
C: 812-830-8518
F: 317-972-3145


Ben Webster
Fire Program Supervisor
Missouri Department of Conservation
P.O. Box 180
Jefferson City, MO 65102
P: 573-522-4115 ext. 3113
C: 573-308-6180
F: 573-526-6670