Contacts & Staff Listing

Below is a complete list of staff and contacts for the Division of Water Resources. You may click on the table headings (first name, last name, etc) to sort the list alphabetically or use the box below to search the contacts listing. If you would like to view the contacts for a particular group (section, branch, or unit), you may use the drop-down boxes to reduce the number of contacts that are displayed.

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Asheville Regional Office


First Name Last Name Email Phone Position or Areas of Responsibility
Stuart Black (828) 296-4589 Drinking Water: Envirionmental Specialist, Transient Non-community (TNC) and Nontransient Non-community (NTNC) water systems in Caldwell, Burke, Rutherford, Polk, Henderson, Transylvania, Jackson, Macon, Clay and Cherokee counties, Asheville Regional
Bill Conner (828) 296-4581 Drinking Water: Acting Regional Engineer, Asheville Regional Office, Community Water Systems, Madison, Avery, Caldwell counties.
James Emory (828) 296-4586 James Emory: Drinking Water: Environmental Sepcialist, Non-Transient Non-Community water systems in Avery, Buncombe, Haywood, Graham, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Swain, Yancey, Transient Non-Community water systems in Avery, Buncombe, Haywood, Grah
Jennifer Holloway (828) 296-4587 Drinking Water: Environmental Engineer, community water systems in Henderson, Transylvania, and Burke counties, Asheville Regional Office
Wade Knox (828) 296-4582 Drinking Water: Environmental Engineer, Community Water Systems in: Polk, Rutherford, McDowell and Buncombe Counties; Asheville Regional Office
Buddy Melton (828) 296-4584 Environmental Engineer: Public Water Supply Section, Asheville Regional office, Community water systems, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Jackson, Macon. Assistance with all public water systems within western region as necessary.
Kimberly Midkiff (828) 296-4583 Drinking Water: Environmental Engineer, Community Water Systems in Yancey, Mitchell, Swain, and Haywood Counties, Asheville Regional Office
Don Price (828) 296-4500 Drinking Water ;Senior Environmental Specialist, Municipal drinking water in the following counties: Buncombe, Mitchell McDowell, Burke, Rutherford,Cherokee, Caldwell,Jackson,Macon, Madison,Graham,Polk,Haywood,Henderson,and Transylvania. Asheville Re
Kevin Barnett (828) 296-4657 Environmental Senior Specialist
James Aaron (828) 296-4652 Environmental Senior Technician
Ted Campbell (828) 296-4683 Hydrogeologist
Janet Cantwell (828) 296-4667 Environmental Specialist
Chuck Cranford (828) 296-4650 Provide supervision to regional office staff involved in wastewater and wetlands permitting (401 Water Quality Certifications) and compliance. Provide technical guidance and education to the public.
Landon Davidson (828) 296-4680 Unit supervisor.
Tim Fox (828) 296-4664 Environmental Specialist
Brett Laverty (828) 296-4681 Hydrogeologist
Jeff Menzel (828) 296-4658 Environmental Specialist
Andrew Moore (828) 296-4684 Environmental Senior Technician
Beverly Price (828) 296-4685 Non-Discharge permitting, compliance, complaints and emergency response.
Linda Wiggs (828) 296-4653 Environmental Senior Specialist
Edward Williams (828) 296-4686 Environmental Specialist
Gary Francies (828) 296-4677 Chemist III - Laboratory Certification - Technical Assistance for laboratory questions - Compliance Specialist for Laboratory Certification
Jason Smith (828) 296-4679 Laboratory Certification Auditor
Katherine Jimison (828) 296-4678 Chemistry Technician III