Office of Search and Rescue Contact Information

U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Room 3106

COMMANDANT (CG-SAR) 
US COAST GUARD    
2100 2ND ST SW STOP 7363  
Washington DC 20593-0001

Telephone # (202) 372-2075  *  Fax # (202) 372-2912

 Office of Search and Rescue (CG-SAR)
Name/Title Duties / Projects Phone
CAPT Peter F. Martin Chief, Office of Search and Rescue
(CG-SAR)
202-372-2075
Ms. Chiquita Ward
Correspondence Tracking
Building Management Liaison
Property Custodian
FOIA Requests
Share-point Coordinator
202-372-2075
Patti Mitrowski, AUX
Webmaster (Internet, Intranet, CG Portal)
202-372-2090

Policy Division (CG-SAR-1)

CDR Mark Turner Policy Division Chief (CG-SAR-1)
Budget Coordinator
Program Goals & Standards
QFR and RP Coordinator
SAR Awards Coordinator
School Program Manager
202-372-2080
LCDR Louvenia Mcmillan
SAR Program Analyst
SAR Analyst
Asst School Program Manager
Case Studies
202-372-2078
LCDR Bradley Conway
SAR Analyst
SAR Analyst
Editor, On Scene E-Magazine/Newsletter
Asst School Program Manager
Information Resource Manager (IRM)
202-372-2082
LT Bryan Cantfil
SAR Analyst
SAR Analyst 202-372-2091
Mr. Richard Schaefer
Chief, Programs and Policy Branch
Search Planning Applications - SAROPS 
SAR Data Analysis - Resource & Policy
SAR Data - MISLE
CG Addendum to National SAR Supp
Combat SAR (CSAR) Policy & Liaison
202-372-2079
Mr. Jack Frost
Planning Tools Specialist
Search Planning Applications Development
SAROPS
Research & Development (R&D) Requirements & Oversight
SAR Technologies
AMVERTechnical Advisor
202-372-2081
Mr. Art Allen
SAR Environmental Data
SAR Environmental Data Management
Self-Locating Datum Marker Buoy Program
Environmental Source Agencies Liaison
Medical Issues
SAR Tools Support
860-271-2747
fax 860-271-2773
New London, CT

Coordination Division (CG-SAR-2)

Mr. Richard Button Coordination Division Chief (CG-SAR-2)
Interagency & International Coordination
Secretary, National SAR Committee 
SAR Agreements
IMO & ICAO Documents / IAMSAR Manual
AMVER Policy
202-372-2088
Mr. Dave Edwards
International SAR Engagement and Policy
International Maritime Organization matters
Aeronautical and Maritime SAR harmonization
National and International SAR interplay
International Aeronautical and Maritime SAR Manual
SAR System Development - SAR Regions
[AMVER and Ship Reporting Systems oversight]
202-372-2087
LCDR Aaron Ortenzio
SARSAT Liaison Officer
Cospas-Sarsat Program, 
Policy & Coordination - EPIRBs, PLBs, ELTs
DASS Implementation
202-372-2089
Ms. Willie Foster
Domestic Projects
National Search And Rescue Committee Liaison & Support
Domestic Projects
Budget Assistant
202-372-2090
Ed Thiedeman
SARSAT Program Specialist
Technical Representative for Cospas-Sarsat Program 202-372-2083
Mr. Tom Gorgol
Mass Rescue Operations
Mass Rescue Operations
SAR Contingency Exercises
International Engagement
Maritime Industry Matters
202-372-2147
Mr. Ben Strong
Chief, Amver Maritime Relations Staff
AMR New York, NY
AMVER Marketing and Engagement 212-668-7762
Ms. Beverly Howard
Program Analyst
AMR New York, NY
AMRAP
AMVER Awards
Budget Coordinator
212-668-7764
Vacant
Program Analyst
AMR New York, NY
AMVER Marketing 212-668-6496
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