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PR Contacts

Following is a media relations contact list for The Salvation Army in the United States. National media relations are handled by National Headquarters in Alexandria, VA, and its public relations consultant, Richards Partners.

All local media are asked to first contact their local Salvation Army representative for requests for spokespersons and other inquiries. 

National Headquarters Press Room Contacts:

National Headquarters Communications Director
Jennifer Byrd
[email protected]
(703) 519-5890 Office Phone

National Headquarters Online Newsroom Manager
Megan Gandee
[email protected]
(703)-299-5551

Richards Partners
Erin Kanter
[email protected]
(214) 891-5848

Richards Partners
Stephanie Hoefken
[email protected]
(214) 891-7693


Territorial Press Room Contacts


 

Southern Territory
Christopher Priest

Southern Territory Director
[email protected]
(404) 728-6704 Office Phone
(678) 485-4735 Cell Phone


Central Territory
Jeff Curnow
Central Territory Director
[email protected]
(847) 294-2046 Office Phone
(847) 571-1868 Cell Phone


Eastern Territory
Trish Raines

Eastern Territory Director
[email protected]
(845) 620-7316 Office Phone
(914) 714-4974 (Cell Phone)

Western Territory
Deborah Stekl Knutson

Western Territory Director
[email protected]
(562) 491-8351 Office Phone

 


 

DIVISIONAL PRESS ROOM CONTACTS LISTED BY STATE

 

Alabama

Alabama, Louisiana & Mississippi Division
Jon Kalahar
[email protected]
Office phone: 601-961-7709
Cell phone: 601-941-7779
 

Alaska

Alaska Division
Sonya Senkowsky
[email protected]
(907) 339-3433 Office Phone 
 

Arizona

Southwest Division
Melany Stroupe
[email protected]
(602) 267-4196 Office Phone

 

Arkansas

Arkansas & Oklahoma Division
Cindy Fuller
[email protected]
(405) 254-1156 Office Phone
(405) 830-6549 Cell Phone

 

California

Del Oro Division (East Bay, Northern California and Reno, Nevada)
Sydney Fong
[email protected]
(916) 563-3731 Office Phone

Golden State Division (Central California and San Francisco Bay Area)
Laine Hendricks
[email protected]
(415) 553-3524 Office Phone

Sierra Del Mar Division (San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino and Imperial Counties)
Suzi Woodruff Lacey
[email protected]
(619) 446-0282 Office Phone

Southern California Division (Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo Counties)
Robert Brennan
[email protected]
(562) 264-3685 Office Phone

 

Colorado

Intermountain Division
Courtney Culpepper
[email protected]
(303) 860-5460 Office Phone

 

Connecticut

Southern New England Division (Covering Connecticut and Rhode Island)
Jim Gordon
[email protected]
(860) 543-8400 Office Phone

 

Delaware

Eastern Pennsylvania & Delaware Division
Randall Thomas
[email protected]
(215) 787-2800 Office Phone

 

District of Columbia

National Capital & Virginia Division
Ken Forsythe (National Capital Area Command)
[email protected]
(202) 756-2628 Office Phone
(202) 497-8311 Cell Phone

 

Florida

Florida Division
Dulcinea Cuellar
[email protected]
(813) 383-5620 Office Phone
(813) 376-0836 Cell Phone

 

Georgia

Georgia Division
Laura Stafford
[email protected]
(678) 418-4671 Office Phone
(404) 550-3716 Cell Phone

 

Hawaii

Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division
(808) 988-2136 Office Phone

 

Idaho

Northwest Division (Northern Idaho)
Lora Marini Baker
[email protected]
(206) 217-1280 Office Phone

Cascade Division (Southern Idaho)
Teresa Steinmetz 
[email protected]
(503) 794-3283 Office Phone

 

Illinois

Metropolitan Division (Chicago, IL) (Norther Illinois)
Melanie Scofield
[email protected]
(773) 725-1100 Office Phone
OR Whitney Lewis
[email protected]
(773) 205-3531 Office Phone

Heartland Division (Peoria, IL) (Central Illinois: Peoria, Decatur, Springfield, Champaign)
Rich Draeger
[email protected]
(309) 655-1348 Office Phone
(309) 253-9909 Cell Phone

Midland Division (St. Louis, MO) (Southern Illinois)
William Becker
[email protected]
(314) 646-3017 Office Phone
(314) 603-1095 Cell Phone

 

Indiana

Indiana Division (Central and Southern Indiana)
Michael Rowland
[email protected]
(317) 224-1037 Office Phone
(317) 418-6469 Cell Phone

Western Michigan & Northern Indiana Division (Northern/Northwest Indiana)
Roger Snider
[email protected]
(616) 459-3433 Ext. 1183 Office Phone

Metropolitan Division (Chicago, IL) (Northwest Indiana)
Melanie Scofield
[email protected]
(773) 205-3254 Office Phone
OR Michael Braver
[email protected]
(773) 725-1100 Office Phone

 

Iowa

Heartland Division (Peoria, IL) (Eastern Iowa)
Rich Draeger
[email protected]
(309) 655-1348 Office Phone
(309) 253-9909 Cell Phone

Western Division (Omaha, NE) (Western Iowa)
Susan Eustice
[email protected]
(402) 898-5908 Day Phone
(402) 981-6091 Night Phone

 

Kansas

Kansas & Western Missouri Division (Kansas City, MO)
Amanda Waters
[email protected]
(816) 756-1455 Office Phone
(816) 803-0935 Cell Phone

 

Kentucky

Southwest Ohio & NE Kentucky Division
Bill Schinkal
[email protected]
(513) 762-5638 Office Phone

Kentucky & Tennessee Division
Christopher McGown (Divisional Development Director)
[email protected]
(502) 357-8538 Office Phone
(502) 777-6640 Cell Phone

 

Louisiana

Alabama, Louisiana & Mississippi Division
Jon Kalahar
[email protected]
Office phone: 601-961-7709
Cell phone: 601-941-7779

 

Maine

Northern New England Division (Covering Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont)
Patricia James
[email protected]
(207) 774-6304 Office Phone

 

Maryland

Maryland & West Virginia Division
Charles Nutt (Divisional Development Director)
[email protected]
(410) 347-9944 Office Phone
(615) 775-4526 Cell Phone

 

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Division
Drew Forster
[email protected]
(339) 502-5852 Office Phone
(617) 308-3547 Cell Phone

 

Michigan

Eastern Michigan Division (Detroit, MI)
Pat Joy
[email protected]
313-567-5046 Office Phone
248-891-2125 Cell Phone
Or John M. Hale
[email protected]
248-443-5500, ext. 283 Office Phone
248-361-0341 Cell Phone

Western Michigan & Northern Indiana Division (Grand Rapids, MI)
Roger Snider
[email protected]
(616) 459-3433 Ext. 1183 Office Phone

Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Division (Upper Penninsula of Michigan, Wauwatosa, WI)
Faithe Colas
[email protected]
(414) 302-4300 x.2248 Office Phone
(414) 531-6363 Cell Phone

 

Minnesota

Northern Division (St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN)
Annette Bauer
[email protected]
(651) 746-3500 Office Phone
(651) 238-8210 Cell Phone

 

Mississippi

Alabama, Louisiana & Mississippi Division
Jon Kalahar
[email protected]
Office phone: 601-961-7709
Cell phone: 601-941-7779


Missouri

Midland Division (St. Louis, MO – covers most of Missouri except greater Kansas City area corner)
William Becker
[email protected]
(314) 646-3017 Office Phone
(314) 603-1095 Cell Phone
OR Danni (Danielle) Eickenhorst
[email protected]
(314) 646-3018 Office Phone
(314) 716-8039 Cell Phone

Kansas & Western Missouri Division (Greater Kansas City area of Missouri)
Amanda Waters
[email protected]
(816) 756-1455 Office Phone
(816) 803-0935 Cell Phone

 

Montana

Intermountain Division (Eastern and Southwestern Montana)
Courtney Culpepper
[email protected]
(303) 860-5460 Office Phone

Northwest Division (Northwestern Montana)
Lora Marini Baker
[email protected]
(206) 217-1280 Office Phone

 

Nebraska

Western Division (Omaha, NE)
Susan Eustice
[email protected]
(402) 898-5908 Day Phone
(402) 981-6091 Night Phone

 

Nevada

Del Oro Division (East Bay, Northern California and Northern Nevada including Reno)
Sydney Fong
Sydney.Fong @usw.salvationarmy.org
(916) 563-3731Office Phone

Southwest Division (Clark County)
Melany Stroupe
[email protected]
(602) 267-4196 Office Phone
 

New Hampshire

Northern New England Division (Covering Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont)
Pat James
[email protected]
(207) 774-6304 Office Phone

 

New Jersey

New Jersey Division    

Alexandria Hammond
[email protected]
(908) 851-8227 Office Phone
(908) 403-3625 Cell Phone

 

New Mexico

Southwest Division    

Melany Stroupe
[email protected]
(602) 267-4196 Office Phone

 

New York

Greater New York Division
Denise Richardson
[email protected]
(212) 337-7487 Office Phone

Empire State Division
Christine Gray, APR
[email protected]
(315) 434-1369 Office Phone
(315) 559-0756 Cell Phone

 

North Carolina

North & South Carolina Division
Anjani Webb (Divisional Director of Communications)
[email protected]
(704) 972-3452 Office Phone

 

North Dakota

Northern Division
Annette Bauer
[email protected]
(651) 746-3500 Office Phone
(651) 238-8210 Cell Phone

 

Ohio

Southwest Ohio & Northeast Kentucky Division
Bill Schinkal
[email protected]
(513) 762-5638 Office Phone


Northeast Ohio Division
Stella Dilik
[email protected]
(216) 623-7485 Office Phone

 

Oklahoma

Arkansas & Oklahoma Division
Cindy Fuller
[email protected]
(405) 254-1156 Office Phone
(405) 830-6549 Cell Phone

 

Oregon

Cascade Division
Teresa Steinmetz 
[email protected]
(503) 794-3283 Office Phone

 

Pacific Islands

Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division (Guam, the Marshall Islands and Micronesia)
(808) 988-2136 Office Phone

 

Pennsylvania

Western Pennsylvania Division
Virginia Knor
[email protected]
(412) 446-1642 Office Phone
OR Fran Brace
[email protected]
(412) 446-1646 Office Phone

Eastern Pennsylvania Division (Covering Eastern PA and Delaware)
Randall Thomas
[email protected]
(215) 787-2800 Office Phone
 

Puerto Rico/Virgin Islands

Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands Divisions
Anabel Garcia
[email protected]
(787) 999-7000 Office Phone

 

Rhode Island

Southern New England Division (Covering Connecticut and Rhode Island)
Jim Gordon
[email protected]
(860) 543-8400 Office Phone

 

South Carolina

North & South Carolina Division
Anjani Webb (Divisional Director of Communications)
[email protected]
(704) 972-3452 Office Phone

 

South Dakota

Western Division
Susan Eustice
[email protected]
(402) 898-5908 Day Phone
(402) 981-6091 Night Phone

 

Tennessee

Kentucky & Tennessee Division
Christopher McGown (Divisional Development Director)
[email protected]
(502) 357-8538 Office Phone
(502) 777-6640 Cell Phone

 

Texas

Texas Division
Philip Burn
[email protected]
(214) 956-6243 Office Phone
(214) 418-9536 Cell Phone

 

Utah

Intermountain Division
Courtney Culpepper
[email protected]
(303) 860-5460 Office Phone

 

Vermont

Northern New England Division (Covering Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont)
Patricia James
[email protected]
(207) 774-6304 Office Phone

 

Virginia

National Capital & Virginia
David Sears (Divisional Development Director)
[email protected]
(202) 756-2638 Office Phone
(202) 497-3900 Cell Phone

 

Washington

Northwest Division
Lora Marini Baker
[email protected]
(206) 217-1280 Office Phone

 

West Virginia:

Maryland & West Virginia Division
Charles Nutt (Divisional Development Director)
[email protected]
(410) 347-9944 Office Phone
(615) 775-4526 Cell Phone

 

Wisconsin

Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Division
Faithe Colas
[email protected]
(414) 302-4300 x.2248 Office Phone
(414) 513-6363 Cell Phone

 

Wyoming

Intermountain Division
Courtney Culpepper
[email protected]
(303) 860-5460 Office Phone