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The Southwest Region covers Arizona, California, Nevada, and a small portion of southern Oregon. The Regional Office is headquartered in Sacramento. We encourage you to contact us. The regional office employee directory is arranged by last name in alphabetical order.


Eric Reichard

Regional Director, Southwest

Jane Reid

Deputy Regional Director

Darrin Thome

Associate Regional Director

Employee Directory

Job Title Name Email Phone
Science Coordinator Mike Chotkowski 916-278-9565
Program Analyst Oscar Daniels 916-278-9558
Budget Analyst Jasmeet Kahlon 916-278-9369
Regional Management Officer Rona Peters 916-278-9558
Regional Director, Southwest Eric Reichard 916-978-2158
Deputy Regional Director Jane Reid 831-460-7402
Executive Assistant Rachel Sackett 916.978-2161
Program Officer & Tribal Liaison Russell Taylor-Grimes 916-278-3000
Associate Regional Director Darrin Thome 916-978-2156
Regional QMS Manager Brent Topping 650-329-5527
Program Officer Alicia Torregrosa 650-269-5044
Regional Safety Manager Eric Williams 916-278-9429