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Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Reclamation > Contact Us Contact the Division of Reclamation

For inquiries about coal mining and land restoration in Indiana these points of contact will take you directly to a specific program area:

Active mining and reclamation, or permit applications under review. These activities are under authority of, and enforced by current State and federal laws enacted under the federal Surface Mining and Control Act of 1977 (SMCRA): (812) 665-2207 or Toll Free when calling inside the State of Indiana 1-800-772-6463.

Historical mining activity, and sites mined but abandoned without complete restoration. These sites typically were affected prior to the adoption of current laws and standards for reclamation. They might include open mine shafts, coal refuse piles, abandoned structures and equipment and additional mine related features or impacts:

Construction operators, private contractors or consultants interested project information may click here for posted current and upcoming projects, standard specifications, and project bid results. If you have questions or wish to provide additional information you may contact construction supervisors here:

The Division of Reclamation has always considered public participation and communication exchange as vital to our mission. Our commitment is a response to any inquiry within three working days.

Jasonville Office
Jasonville Office
14619 West State Road 48
Jasonville, IN 47438
Phone: (812) 665-2207
Toll free (within Indiana): 800-772-6463
Fax: (812) 665-5041
Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Steve Weinzapfel Division Director
Vanessa Phillips Administrative Assistant
Cyndi Husband Purchasing Administrator
Inspection and Enforcement Section
Brock Mayes Assistant Director
Shasta Keller Secretary
Shanda Messmer Receptionist
Kevin Geier Field Supervisor
Patty Beard File Clerk
Jerry Heltsley Program Coordinator
Todd Sellers Bond Coordinator
Chris Carver GIS Specialist
Phyllis Hart Blasting Specialist
Vacant Blasting Specialist  
John Voigt Mine Inspector
Brad Loveless Mine Inspector
Clay Dayson Mine Inspector
Jeanne Lorenzo Mine Inspector
Keith Swihart Mine Inspector
Jamie Brown Mine Inspector
Restoration Section - Abandoned Mine Lands (AML)
Marvin Ellis AML Director
Gayla Reedy Secretary
Mark Stacy Environmental Specialist
Peter Burch Water Quality Specialist
Jill Flachskam GIS Inventory Specialist
Andy Ripley Site Investigator
Kim Tibbett Financial Officer
Chris Hostetler Chief Engineer
Mark Bredehoft Hydraulic Engineer
Shawn Clifford Hydraulic Engineer
Willard Eley Field Data Specialist
Randy Tabler Survey Project Manager
Kit Turpin Project Manager Supervisor
Bob Jones Project Manager/Realty Coordinator
Nick Lorenzo Project Manager/Emergency Coordinator
Jay Akes Project Manager
Technical Services Section
Pete Sartoris Assistant Director
Teri Maddox Secretary
Ron Pearson Hydrogeologist
Colleen Baughman AVS/Education
Todd Huff Hydrogeologist
Jayne Peltier Water Quality Specialist
Kim Loveless Records Manager
Vacant Mining Engineer  
Tim Wright Archaeologist
Kelsey Pearman Wildlife Biologist
Indianapolis Administrative Office
Indianapolis Office
402 W. Washington Street, RM W291
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Fax: (317) 232-1550
Office Hours: 8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Administrative Services Section
Jack McGriffin Assistant Director (317) 232-1551
Michelle Baker Grants Coordinator (317) 232-1556