Staff Contacts

The Training Section Staff welcomes your inquiries and comments regarding the California State Parks training and employee development program. To send an email to any staff member, just click on their name.

Debbie L. Fredricks
Chief, Training Section
(916) 263-3499


Mott Training Center

Ann D. Slaughter
Mott Training Center Manager
(831) 649-7126

Sara M. Skinner
Training Specialist / ETMS Lead Administrator
Cultural Resources, Interpretation, and Natural Resources Programs
(831) 649-2961

Jack Futoran
EMS Program Manager
Training Specialist
EMR/EMT/Lifeguard Training Programs
(805) 223-0562

Kevin Forrester
Field Training Program

Taylor Monson
Assistant Program Coordinator
(831) 649-2954

Lena Judd
Assistant Training Coordinator
(831) 649-2954


Headquarters Training Unit

Eric Marks
Staff Services Manager II
Leadership and Staff Development
(916) 201-1130

Vernon Reyes
Instructional Consultant
(916) 531-0683

Bob Waller
Staff Services Manager
(916) 809-1583

Sam Guida
Staff Services Analyst
(916) 539-2845

Alina Gontsarova
Administrative Analyst
(916) 584-1330

Daniel Cohen
Training Consultant
(916) 809-2356


State Park Peace Officer Ranger/Lifeguard Academy at Butte College
Basic Visitor Services Training (BVST)

Jason Smith
Academy Director
Field Training Program Manager
P.O.S.T. Liaison
(530) 895-2869

Jeremy Alling
Academy Coordinator
(530) 893-7477

Jamie Stamps
Cadet Training Officer

Lindsey Phillips
Cadet Training Officer
(916) 539-0741

Margaret Fowler
Program Assistant
(530) 895-2544