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Indiana Department of Environmental Management

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IDEM Watersheds Staff Contact Information

Have questions about watershed activities, nonpoint source pollution, or water quality? Ask the experts! IDEM Nonpoint Source/TMDL/Integrated Report/Watershed Specialists can be reached by phone, by regular mail, or by email. General questions or comments can be sent to this e-mail address. Someone will contact you with an answer and/or additional contact(s) to address your questions. Otherwise, the contacts listed below by program and expertise will help direct you to the appropriate person.

Contact the Office of Water Quality Watershed Planning and Restoration Section

IDEM Office of Water Quality Shadeland Office Receptionist:

  • Phone: (317) 308-3173
  • Fax: (317) 308-3219

The IDEM Watershed Assessment and Planning Branch, Watershed Planning and Restoration Section is located at the following physical address:

2525 North Shadeland Avenue
Indianapolis, IN.

IDEM Watershed Planning and Restoration Section Mailing Address:

Indiana Department of Environmental Management
Watershed Planning and Restoration Section
100 N. Senate Avenue
MC 65-44 Shadeland
Indianapolis, IN 46204

E-mail Addresses: As a general rule, e-mail addresses are composed of the first letter of the name, followed by the first seven letters of the last name, followed by "". For example:

If the last name has two surnames, only the first surname will be used. Example:

  • Name: Jane Doe-Smith
  • E-mail:

If your e-mail message does not reach the intended staff person after using this guideline, call the Office of Water Quality Reception Desk at (317) 232-8603.

  • Name: Jane Doe
  • E-mail:

IDEM Field Staff

Watersheds Technical Staff

For questions on specific topics use the Technical Support Questionnaire and get help fast from an IDEM expert. Simply choose the topic, provide some background information, let us know how to contact you, and we’ll take care of the rest!

  • Watershed Planning and Restoration Section Chief: Joe Schmees, (317) 308-3194
Watershed Specialists

More information about the job duties of the Watershed Specialists and NPS Grant Project Managers is available.

  • NW IN and Coastal Zone - Region 1: Chelsea Cottingham, (317) 308-3376
  • NE IN - Region 2: Jessica Faust, (317) 308-3082
  • SW IN - Region 3: Josh Brosmer, (317) 308-3190
  • SE IN - Region 4: Kathleen Hagan, (317) 308-3197
NPS Program
  • Senior Project Manager: Jamie Hosier, (317) 308-3218
  • Senior Watershed Planner: Angie Brown, (317) 308-3206
  • NPS GIS Manager: Joanna Wood, (317) 308-3060
  • QA/QC Coordinator: Betty Ratcliff, (317) 308-3135
303(d)/305(b) Programs
  • Integrated Report Coordinator: Jody Arthur, (317) 308-3179
TMDL Program
  • Senior Project Manager: Cory Fischer, (317) 308-3184
  • TMDLs Project Managers:
    • Linsay Hylton, (317) 308-3378
    • Caleb Rennaker, (317) 308-3119

For Additional Information:

For additional information on environmental topics, or if you have questions or comments:

Water Quality