Media Contacts

Carlo Davis
Communications Director
Office: 360-902-1101, Cell: 360-999-9165​
Carrie McCausland
Deputy Communications Director – Teanaway Community Forest, Discover Pass
Office: 360-902-1523, Cell: 360-480-1037
Eryn Couch
PIO – Recreation, volunteerism, Puget Sound Corps, tribal affairs  
Office: 360-902-1066, Cell: 360-688-6940
Janet Pearce 
PIO – Wildfire, urban forestry, natural areas
Office: 360-902-1122, Cell: 360-688-3047
Media may also contact our region offices or monitor our fire twitter account for wildfire information.
Please note these Interagency Media Guidelines when covering wildfires.
Bob Redling
PIO – State lands, timber sales, land transactions, agency business
Office: 360-902-1149, Cell: 360-688-3521
Joe Smillie 
PIO – Geology, aquatics, legislative priorities
Office: 360-902-1169, Cell: 360-688-3392

Media resources

Want to read a News Release?
View a list of our news releases.
Need a photo of the Commissioner or other photos? 
Download a headshot of Commissioner Franz or, try our Flicker site – all photos are available to media outlets, at no additional cost, with a “DNR” photo credit.
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Office of the Commissioner of Public Lands
MS 47001
Olympia, WA 98504-7001