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Press Officers

CBP has spokespersons in Washington, D.C. and around the country to assist members of the working press. Our spokespersons address two major operational areas: ports of entry and between ports of entry (Border Patrol).

National Issues - HQ Press Officers

Daniel Hetlage, Acting Director of Media Division
Phone: (202) 344-1780
Jenny Burke, Press Secretary
Phone: (202) 344-1313
Jaime Ruiz, Northern/Coastal Branch Chief
Phone: (562) 980-3110
Jennifer Evanitsky, Public Affairs Specialist
Phone: (202) 344-1355
Carlos Lazo, Public Affairs Specialist
Phone: (202) 344-1862
Carlos Diaz, Southwest Branch Chief
Phone: (202) 325-3018
Katrina Skinner, Public Affairs Specialist
Phone: (202) 344-1593
Stephanie Malin, Deputy Press Secretary
Phone: (202) 344-2395
Jose Gonzalez, Public Affairs Liaison
Phone: (202) 344-3878

State Listings - Regional Press Officers

Public Affairs Specialist States Covered
Robert Daniels
(520) 407-2389
Victor Brabble
(520) 519-7038
Jacqueline Wasiluk
(619) 744-5245
California (Southern)
Ralph DeSio
(619) 216-4052
California (Southern)
Stephen Sapp
(215) 594-4117
Delaware, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Southern New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
Norma Morfa
(305) 810-5178
Keith Smith
(305) 810-5190
Robert Brisley
(404) 997-7867
Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
Kris Grogan
(586) 239-2928
Michigan, North Dakota, Wisconsin, Chicago/Midwest
Jason Givens
(206) 553-6944
Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington
Dave Long
(716) 626-6451
New York (Buffalo)
Anthony Bucci
(646) 733-3275
New York (New York City), Northern New Jersey
Yolanda Choates
(713) 387-7360
Oklahoma, Texas (Dallas, Houston)
Jeffrey Quinones
(787) 607-2689
Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Caribbean
Dennis Smith
(830) 778-7051
Texas (Del Rio)
William Brooks
(432) 729-5217
Texas (Marfa)
Roderick Kise
(956) 289-5976
Texas (Rio Grande Valley)
Rick Pauza
(956) 764-3425
Texas (South)
Sara Melendez
(956) 764-3349
Texas (South)
Doug Mosier
(915) 834-8702
Texas (West), New Mexico
Roger Maier
(915) 730-7269
Texas (West), New Mexico