Fire Prevention Division Personnel

Fire Inspectors

Plans Examiners

Mark Young

Assistant State Fire Marshal, Cheyenne Office

Mark Young is the Assistant State Fire Marshal. He directly supports the Agency Director and manages the Fire Prevention Division which includes building/fire & life safety plan reviews, fire sprinkler and alarm plan reviews, commercial kitchen hood plan reviews, above ground storage tank plan reviews, construction inspections, maintenance inspections, community risk reduction activities.

Department of Fire Prevention & Electrical Safety

320 West 25th St, 3rd Floor

Cheyenne, WY 82001

Phone: 307-777-7288

Email: mark.young@wyo.gov

Mark Norford

Public Information & Education Coordinator, Cheyenne Office

Mark serves as our agency public information and public education specialist. He also conducts fire inspections for areas of Albany, Laramie, and Platte county. To learn more about fire prevention activities, as well as community risk reduction activities and tips please contact Mark.

Department of Fire Prevention & Electrical Safety

320 West 25th St, 3rd Floor

Cheyenne, WY 82001

Phone: 307-777-8772

Email: mark.norford@wyo.gov

Joyce Knapp

Records and Data Management, Cheyenne Office

Joyce is our agency electronic records and data management specialist. She conducts a wide variety of tasks all related to the configuration and development of agency records management systems, entry and maintenance of data, data analytics, creation of reports, and receives and processes plan review payments, and fulfills information requests. Joyce serves as the State of Wyoming representative and point of contact for the United States Fire Administration's National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS). If you have any questions or requests in regard to Wyoming data and NFIRS, please contact Joyce.

Department of Fire Prevention & Electrical Safety

320 West 25th St, 3rd Floor

Cheyenne, WY 82001

Phone: 307-777-2435

Email: joyce.knapp1@wyo.gov

Fire Inspectors

All fire inspectors perform fire & life safety construction inspections, regular fire maintenance inspections, and community risk reduction activities across Wyoming.

Kris Kolstad

Phone: 307-359-1627

Email: kristofer.kolstad@wyo.gov

Counties Served: Converse, Goshen, Niobrara, Platte and Weston


Al Rood

Phone: 307-856-8190

Email: al.rood@wyo.gov

Counties Served: Carbon and Fremont


Vacant

Phone:

Email:

Counties Served: Johnson, Sheridan and Crook


Nick Hudson

Phone: 307-431-1976

Email: nick.hudson@wyo.gov

Counties Served: Big Horn, Hot Springs, Park and Washakie


Alan Adams

Phone: 307-389-2376

Email: alan.adams@wyo.gov

Counties Served: Lincoln, Sublette and Sweetwater


Mark Norford

Phone: 307-777-8772

Email: mark.norford@wyo.gov

Counties Served: Communites within Albany, Laramie, and Platte County.

Plans Examiners

Jeff Schoen

Building & Life Safety Plans Examiner, Sheridan Office

Jeff Schoen is our primary plans examiner. He is responsible for vetting all submitted plan reviews, assigning plan reviews, and performs building fire & life safety plan reviews to ensure compliance with state adopted codes and standards. He also issues Permit to Construct documents, and generates plan review reports. Please contact Jeff for all plan review questions you may have.

Department of Fire Prevention & Electrical Safety

2100 West 5th

Sheridan, WY 82801

Phone: 307-673-1461

Email: jeff.schoen@wyo.gov


Gregg Lassle

Electrical Plans Examiner, Sheridan Office

Gregg Lassle is responsible for performing electrical plan reviews to ensure code compliance. He also generates electrical plan review reports.

Department of Fire Prevention & Electrical Safety

2100 West 5th

Sheridan, WY 82801

Phone: 307-673-4399

Email: gregory.lassle@wyo.gov


Bruce Erkiletian

Sr. Fire Protection Engineer, Cheyenne Office

Bruce Erkiletian conducts technical plan review of fire protection sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, and special hazards to ensure compliance.

Department of Fire Prevention & Electrical Safety

320 West 25th St, 3rd Floor

Cheyenne, WY 82001

Phone: 307-777-7288

Email: bruce.erkiletian@wyo.gov


Kris Kolstad

Kitchen Hood Systems & Above Ground Storage Tank Plans Examiner, Douglas Office

Kris Kolstad is responsible for conducting commercial kitchen hood and above ground storage tank plan reviews to ensure compliance with state adopted codes and standards.

Department of Fire Prevention & Electrical Safety

1843 Madora Ave, #3

Douglas, WY 82633

Phone: 307-359-1627

Email: kristofer.kolstad@wyo.gov