CVA Contacts

The Clean Vessel Act
The Clean Vessel Act (CVA) Grant Program provides grant funds for the construction, renovation, operation, and maintenance of pumpout stations and waste reception facilities for recreational boaters within the United States, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It also includes funding for educational programs that inform boaters of the importance of proper disposal of their sewage. Approved grants fund up to 75% of the project costs. For more information on CVA grants, please click the button below.

Clean Vessel Act (CVA) Contacts


AL Lynn Ford Alabama Dept. of Environmental Management (334) 279-3054
AK Jacob Cunha (primary) Sport Fish Division Access Program (907) 267-2164
AK Tracy Smith Sport Fish Division Access Program (907) 267-2264
AS Selaina Tuimavave American Samoa Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources (684) 633-4456
AZ Gordon Bleyl Arizona Game and Fish Dept. (623) 236-7476
AR Tom Jones Arkansas Dept. of Health, Marine Sanitation/Environmental  Health - Slot 46 (501) 920-1484
CA Deborah Holmes (primary) Manager Grants and Loans / California State Parks Division of Boating & Waterways (916) 327-1822
CA Keren Dill Chief Grants and Loans / California State Parks Division of Boating & Waterways (916) 327-1809  
CA Vivian Matuk California Coastal Commission (415) 904-6905
CO Paula Nicholas Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife (303) 291-7244
CT Kate Brown CT Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection (860) 447-4340
DE Karen Bennett DE Division of Fish and Wildlife (302) 739-9081 
DC Joanne Goodwin District Dept. of the Environment (DDOE) (202) 535-2273
FL Brenda Leonard Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection (850) 245-2847 x 52847
GA Lorene Reid Coastal Resources Division of Georgia DNR (912) 262-3114
GA Matt Thomas Wildlife Resources Div. / Georgia DNR
GU Jay Gutierrez Guam Division of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources (671) 482-5842
HI Finn McCall Dept. of Land and Natural Res/Div. of Boating and Ocean Recreation (808) 587-3250
ID Kathy Muir Idaho Parks and Recreation (208) 514-2431
IL Kathy Justison Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources (217) 782-3378
IN Karen Teliha Indiana Dept. of Environ Mgmt, Office of Pollution Prevention & Tech Asst (317) 233-5555
IA Randall Schultz Iowa DNR (515) 725-8447
IA Kara Bryant Iowa DNR (515) 725-8205
KS   KS Wildlife, Parks & Tourism / Asst Div. Director LE & Boating    
KY Joseph Zimmerman Kentucky Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources 502/564-7109 ext 4461
LA Melissa Longman Louisiana Office of Fisheries (225) 765-2343
ME Pam Parker Bureau of Lands and Water Quality/Dept. of Env. Protection (207) 287-7905
MD Celeste Anderson MD Dept. of Natural Resources / Boating Services (410) 260-8772 
MD Donna Morrow MD Dept. of Natural Resources / Boating Services (410) 260-8773
MA Stephanie Cunningham  Division of Marine Fisheries (978) 282-0308 , X133
MA Cecil French Division of Marine Fisheries (978) 282-0308  x 119
MI Chip Kosloski MIDNR / Program Manager Wildlife Habitat, Fisheries Habitat, and Clean Vessel Act Grant Programs  (517) 284-5965
MI Eric Sink MIDNR / Grant Financial Analyst / Finance & OPS Div. / Fed Aid Section  989 732 3541 x 5915
MN Nasra Mohamoud MN DNR / Division of Parks and Trails (651) 259-5629
MS Rhonda Price MS Department of Marine Resources (228) 374-5000
MO Laura Ruman Fisheries Programs Supv / Missouri Dept. of Conservation (573) 522-4115 x 3164
MO Doyle Brown Missouri Dept. of Conservation - FAC 573-522-4115  x3355
NE Tammy Snyder Game & Parks Commission (402) 471-5429
NV Lance Murray (primary) Boating Access Program Manager / Nevada Department of Wildlife (775) 688-1409
NV Marty Elzy (Fiscal Services Section) Administrative Services Officer II - Nevada Department of Wildlife (775) 688-1581
NV Rodd Lighthouse (secondary) Supervising Professional Engineer / Nevada Department of Wildlife (775) 688-1586
NH Melanie Cofrin NH Dept. of Env. Services (603) 271-8803
NJ Michael Danko NJ Sea Grant Consortium (732) 872-1300 x 29
NJ Bob Longcor Division of Fish and Wildlife (609) 292-1242
NM David Certain Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (505) 690-2794
NY Angela Petrone New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (518) 402-7461
NC Pat Durrett NC DENR, Division of Coastal Management 252-808-2808 ext 228
NC Mike Lopazanski NC DENR, Division of Coastal Management 252-808-2808 ext 223
NC George Norris North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission 919/707-0066
ND Bob Frohlich N. Dakota Game & Fish Dept. / Fisheries Development Supv (701) 328-6346
MP Manny Pangelinan CNMI Division of Fish and Wildlife (670) 664-6001
OH Sean Landon Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Watercraft (614) 265-6977
OK Cheryl Dirck Oklahoma Dept. of Environmental Quality (405) 702-8179
OR Janine Belleque Oregon State Marine Board (503) 378-2628
PA Charlene Seifert PA Fish and Boat Commission (717) 346-8196
PR Jose Salguero Federal Assistance Coord/PR Dept. of Natural & Environ Res. (787) 772-2011
RI Cindy Hannus RI Dept. of Environmental Management/Water Resources (401)222-4700 ext 7241
RI Veronica Masson Division of Fish and Wildlife (401) 789-0281
SC Ben Stone SCDNR Clean Vessel Act Coordinator (843) 953-9062
SD Tanna Zabel Federal Aid Coord / S. Dakota Game, Fish & Parks (605) 773-6228
TN Ed Poolos Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) (205) 269-1018
TX Dana Lagarde Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. (512) 389-8175
TX Robin Kolton Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. (512) 389-8743
UT Ty Hunter Boating Program Manager / Utah State Parks and Rec (801) 538-7341
VT Mike Wichrowski Vermont Fish and Wildlife (802) 917-1347
VI Ruth Gomez DPNR - Division of Fish and Wildlife (340) 775-6762
VA Preston Smith  VA - Department of Health (804) 864-7468
WA Catherine Buchalski Smith Washington State Parks  (360) 902-8659
WI Faith Murray Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources (715) 839-3730
WI Jennifer Gihring Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources (608) 209-9936
WY Vacant Wyoming Fish & Game (307) 777 - 4559