Office building and sign in front of the Bureau of Land Management California State Office.  Photo by John Ciccarelli, BLM.

California State Office

Abundant natural resources on public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management in California and northwestern Nevada supports the BLM's multiple-use mission and provides important economic benefits to Californians and the nation.  

The California State Office oversees 15 million acres of public lands in California, 47 million of subsurface mineral estate, and 1.6 million acres of public land in northwestern Nevada.

Leadership

Karen Mouritsen

State Director
Phone:
916-978-4600
Fax:
916-978-4699

Joe Stout

Associate State Director
Phone:
916-978-4600
Fax:
916-978-4699

Erica St. Michel

Deputy State Director, Communications
Phone:
916-978-4616
Fax:
916-978-4699

Danielle Chi

Deputy State Director, Natural Resources
Phone:
916-978-4637
Fax:
916-978-4657
Email:

Mark Chatterton

Deputy State Director, Energy & Minerals
Phone:
916-978-4361
Fax:
916-978-4388

Federica Lee

Deputy State Director, Support Services
Phone:
916-978-4501
Fax:
916-978-4444
Email:

Offices

California Desert District Office

1201 Bird Center Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: 760-833-7100

Central California District Office

5152 Hillsdale Circle
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Phone: 916-941-3101
Fax: 916-941-3199

Northern California District Office

6640 Lockheed Drive
Redding, CA 96002
Phone: 530-224-2100
Fax: 530-224-2172