General Inquiries:

Contacting State Trustees:

Lead Trustee: N. Gunter Guy, Jr., Commissioner, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Co-Trustee: Dr. Berry H. (Nick) Tew, Jr., Alabama State Geologist, Geological Survey of Alabama

Media Contact: Patti Powell, 334-242-3484,

  • Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
    64 N. Union Street, Suite 468, Montgomery, Alabama 36130
  • Geological Survey of Alabama
    P.O. Box 869999, Tuscaloosa, AL 35486-6999

Lead Trustee: Mimi A. Drew, special advisor to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard, Jr.

Co-Trustee: Nick Wiley, Executive Director, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Media Contact: Kendra Parson, 850-245-2197

Lead Trustee: Garret Graves, chairman of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana

Media Contact: Olivia Watkins, 225-241-5707,

NRDA Contact: Drue Banta, 225-235-4083,

Louisiana’s Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustee Agencies:

  • Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana
    P.O. Box 44027, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-4027
  • Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office
    Department of Public Safety & Corrections
    Public Safety Services
    P.O. Box 66614, Baton Rouge, LA 70896
  • Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
    602 N. Fifth Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
    P.O. Box 98000, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70898
  • Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
    P.O. Box 94396, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9396

For additional information regarding the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment in Louisiana, please visit

Mississippi Trustee: Trudy D. Fisher, Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality

Media Contact and Public Inquiries: Donna Lum, 601-948-3071,

  • Department of Environmental Quality
    P.O. Box 2261, Jackson MS 39225-2261

Lead Trustee: Carter Smith, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department executive director

Media Contact: Tom Harvey, 512-389-4453,

Contacting Federal Trustees:

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on behalf of the Department of Commerce:
Lead Trustee: Craig O’Connor, Chief of Natural Resources Section  and Special Counsel for Natural Resources, NOAA Office of the General Counsel

Media Contact: Tim Zink, 206-402-2059,

The Department of the Interior:
Lead Trustee: Rachel L. Jacobson, Acting Assistant Secretary of Fish and Wildlife and Parks

Media Contact and Public Inquiries: Nanciann Regalado, 678-296-6805,

Department of the Interior
1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240

DOI DWH NRDA Authorized Official: Cynthia K. Dohner, Southeast Regional Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
1875 Century Blvd. Atlanta, GA 30345

National Park Service
U.S. Geological Survey
Bureau of Land Management