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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Water Quality Regional Operations

First Name Last Name Email Phone Location Position or Areas of Responsibility
Steven Lanter (919) 807-6444 Archdale Building
Room #640J
Gwendolyn Palmer (919) 807-6485 Archdale Building
Room #640Q
Provide Administrative support to the Water Quality Regional Operations Section Chief, in-house staff, and point-of-contact for the seven (7) Regional Offices as necessary. Knowledge of up-to-date policies and procedures which provides training and
Jon Risgaard (919) 807-6458 Archdale Building
Room #640L
Section Chief, Water Quality Regional Operations Section - responsible for water quality operations in the 7 regional offices, animal feeding operations and underground injection control.
Miressa Garoma (919) 807-6340 Archdale Building
Room #640T
Soil Scientist
Jaya Joshi (919) 807-6341 Archdale Building
Room #640S
- Animal waste (swine, cattle, poultry) permitting - Animal waste compliance - Manure hauler certification and compliance - Distribution of animal residuals permitting and compliance - Maintain database of statewide CAFO facilities. - Technical
Christine Lawson (919) 807-6354 Archdale Building
Room #640P
Ori Tuvia (919) 803-6313 Mooresville Engineer
Mike Rogers (919) 807-6412 Archdale Building
Room #640M
Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program Manager. Responsible to oversee UIC permits, compliance and enforcement. Liaison with Region 4. Responsible for updates to 15A NCAC 2C .0200
Shristi Shrestha (919) 807-6406 Fayetteville
Room #640F
Eric Smith (919) 807-6407 Archdale Building
Room #640G
Hydrogeologist. Compliance and Enforcement for the Groundwater Protection branch. Contact for well construction issues. Responsible for 15A NCAC 2C .0100
Debra Watts (919) 807-6338 Archdale Building
Room #640A
Supervisor, Groundwater Protection Branch (GPB). GPB oversees the permitting and compliance of underground injection control wells, groundwater remediation and well construction.
James Aaron (828) 296-4652 Asheville **If you have a general NCDENR question, please call the NCDENR help desk at 1-877-623-6748 or the appropriate regional office main number**
Ted Campbell (828) 296-4683 Asheville Groundwater contamination/incident manager; groundwater resource evaluation.
Janet Cantwell (828) 296-4667 Asheville Environmental Specialist
Landon Davidson (828) 296-4680 Asheville Regional supervisor for the Water Quality Regional Operations Section (WQROS).
Tim Fox (828) 296-4664 Asheville
Room #251
Review, process, and provide technical assistance for applicants requesting 401 Water Quality Certifications. Respond to Citizen complaints and inspect sites where water quality standards and other rules have possibly been contravened. County Assignments include: Transylvania, Jackson, Swain, Macon, Graham, Cherokee, and Clay.
Tim Heim (828) 296-4500 x4650 Asheville Coordinate ARO permit review, provide engineering assistance to program areas, fast-track sewer extension permitting.
Brett Laverty (828) 296-4681 Asheville
Room #243
* Non-discharge permitting * Groundwater compliance monitoring * Groundwater incidents * Current and historical pesticide issues * Groundwater complaints * Surface water complaints * Watershed assessment
Kevin Mitchell (828) 296-4650 Asheville
Room #244
Environmental Specialist, Surface Water Protection in: Clay,Cherokee, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Madison, Macon, Rutherford, Swain, and Transylvania counties. Asheville Regional Office
Andrew Moore (828) 296-4684 Asheville Environmental Specialist
Beverly Price (828) 296-4685 Asheville
Room #253
Environmental Senior Specialist
Zan Price (828) 296-4500 Asheville
Room #244
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.
Robert Topolski (828) 296-4500 Asheville Non-Discharge permitting, compliance, complaints and emergency response. NPDES permitting, compliance and complaints for Henderson and Polk counties.
Linda Wiggs (828) 296-4653 Asheville Wastewater NPDES program lead; lead inspector for NPDES program in McDowell, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Avery, Mitchell and Yancey.
Trent Allen (910) 433-3322 Fayetteville
Room #E135
Environmental Prog Sup III
Jim Barber (910) 433-3340 Fayetteville
Room #E121
Permitting non-discharge wastewater systems(spray irrigation, residuals land application, composting, etc.),well permitting(100K/day, monitoring, geothermal, well variances, remediation),GW-59 review,technical assistance,inquiries & complaints.
Mark Brantley (910) 433-3327 Fayetteville
Room #N151
Environmental Program Consultant
Billy Dunlap (910) 433-3334 Fayetteville
Room #E125
Environmental Specialist
Steven Guyton (910) 433-3341 Fayetteville
Room #E133
Environmental Sr Specialist
Belinda Henson (910) 433-3326 Fayetteville
Room #E133
Environmental Program Supervisor III
Tony Honeycutt (910) 433-3339 Fayetteville
Room #E122
Non-Discharge System Inspections (Sprsy Irrigation/Land Application) Technical Assistance/Complaints NDMR Validation Animal Inspections as needed Other duties as asigned
Robert Marble (910) 433-3338 Fayetteville
Room #E123
Environmental Specialist
Chad Turlington (910) 433-3320 Fayetteville
Room #N149
Environmental Specialist - Non-DOT 401 Certification permitting and compliance.
Hughie White (910) 433-3308 Fayetteville
Room #N155
Environmental Sr. Specialist
Kenneth White (910) 433-3338 Fayetteville Hydrogeologist. Reviews Underground Injection Control (UIC) permits and assists UIC Program Manager with compliance. Contact for 15A NCAC 2C .0100 and .0200
Corey Basinger (704) 235-2194 Mooresville Regional Supervisor
James Bealle, III (704) 235-2162 Mooresville Environmental Specialist
Wes Bell (704) 235-2192 Mooresville Perform NPDES inspections, Pretreatment inspections/audits, bio-monitoring sampling, and complaint investigations pertaining to discharges to surface waters throughout the counties of the Mooresville Regional Office.
Alan Johnson (704) 235-2200 Mooresville Environmental Specialist
Barry Love (704) 235-2143 Mooresville
Room #3323
Environmental Specialist
Bruce Parris (704) 235-2185 Mooresville
Room #3319
Hydrogeologist-Mooresville Region: Oversight of groundwater assessment and corrective actions at DWR permitted facilities; review and evaluation of non-discharge and UIC permit applications/renewals; research & evaluation of groundwater resources
Andrew Pitner (704) 235-2180 Mooresville Environmental Program Supervisor III
Roberto Scheller (704) 235-2204 Mooresville
Room #3332
NPDES wastewater program implementation (inspections, permit renewal, enforcement, database assistance [eDMR]), sewer extension permitting, citizen complaint response, emergency response actions, coordinate delegated program in Mecklenburg County.
Maria Schutte (704) 235-2184 Mooresville Land Application of Residuals Inspections Non-Discharge Inspections Complaint Calls Wells
Kent Smith (704) 235-2197 Mooresville Run the Ambient Monitoring Program in the MRO
Edward Watson (704) 663-1699 Hydrogeologist
Jane Bernard (919) 791-4236 Raleigh Environmental Specialist
Rick Bolich (919) 791-4232 Raleigh Environmental Program Supervisor III
Erin Deck (919) 791-4257 Raleigh
Room #220
Environmental Specialist
James Graham (919) 791-4256 Raleigh Environmental Specialist
Mitch Hayes (919) 791-4261 Raleigh Environmental Specialist
Sara Knies (919) 791-4258 Raleigh Environmental Specialist
William Miller (919) 791-4241 Raleigh
Room #227
Soil Scientist
Ray Milosh (919) 791-4240 Raleigh Environmental Specialist
Eric Rice (919) 791-4242 Raleigh Hydrogeologist
Jerry Rimmer (919) 791-4237 Raleigh
Room #206
Monitor permit compliance. Assist with WWTP operations as requested to insure permit compliance. Respond to public inquiries or complaints. Assist with response to releases to the environment or to storm damage to reduce environmental impact.
Laura Robertson (919) 791-4247 Raleigh
Room #203
Jason Robinson (919) 791-4249 Raleigh
Room #211
Environmental Engineer
Autumn Romanski (919) 791-4255 Raleigh Environmental Program Consultant
Joan Schneier (919) 791-4234 Raleigh Environmental Specialist, Raleigh Regional Office. CAFOs in Johnston Co,Single family spray/drip wastewater systems in Chatham Co, Single family geothermal well permitting in all RRO Counties,GIS.
Cherri Smith (919) 791-4251 Raleigh Environmental Senior Specialist
Danny Smith (919) 791-4252 Raleigh Environmental Program Supervisor III
Buster Towell (919) 791-4239 Raleigh Environmental Senior Specialist
Rick Trone (919) 791-4248 Raleigh Environmental Senior Technician
Cheng Zhang (919) 791-4259 Raleigh Environmental Senior Specialist
Robbie Bullock (252) 948-3843 Washington Environmental Sr. Specialist
Don Burke (252) 948-3845 Washington Environmental Senior Specialist
Allen Clark (252) 984-3968 Washington Environmental Specialist
Justin Davis (252) 948-3942 Washington Environmental Specialist
William Hart (252) 948-3911 Washington Hydrogeologist
David May (252) 948-3939 Washington Environmental Program Supervisor III
Marlene Salyer (252) 948-3846 Washington Environmental Senior Specialist
Anthony Scarbraugh (252) 948-3924 Washington Environmental Senior Specialist
Randy Sipe (252) 948-3849 Washington Hydrogeologist
Megan Stilley (252) 948-3947 Washington Environmental Specialist
Robert Tankard (252) 948-3921 Washington Environmental Program Supervisor III
Sarah Toppen (252) 948-3845 Washington
Room #M102
Environmental Specialist
Scott Vinson (252) 948-3848 Washington Engineer
Chad Coburn (910) 796-7379 Wilmington Environmental Senior Specialist
John Farnell (910) 796-7388 Wilmington Environmental Engineer
Stephanie Garrett (910) 796-7245 Wilmington Environmental Senior Technician
Jim Gregson (910) 796-7386 Wilmington Environmental Program Supervisor III
Dean Hunkele (910) 796-7380 Wilmington
Room #130
Senior Environmental Specialist; Duties in normal order of priority: Sewer system permitting, sewer system operational compliance, NPDES wastewater data reporting, wastewater treatment compliance
Geoff Kegley (910) 796-7328 Wilmington Hydrogeologist-Wilmington Region: Compliance, permitting, and groundwater monitoring for non-discharge wastewater facilities and land application of residuals. Well construction permits for geothermal, off-site monitoring & large capacity wells
David Powell (910) 796-7304 Wilmington Environmental Specialist
Kevin Rowland (910) 796-7436 Wilmington Environmental Specialist
Morella Sanchez King (910) 796-7215 Wilmington Environmental Program Supervisor III
Joanne Steenhuis (910) 796-7306 Wilmington Environmental Senior Specialist
Thomas Tharrington (910) 796-7324 Wilmington Water/waste Water Treatment Plnt Consult
Steve West (910) 796-7369 Wilmington Engineer
Ron Boone (336) 776-9690 Winston-Salem
Room #GL01
Environmental Specialist
Jim Gonsiewski (336) 776-9704 Winston-Salem Geologist/Hydrogeologist
Jennifer Graznak (336) 776-9692 Winston-Salem
Room #GL15
Environmental Specialist
Sue Homewood (336) 776-9693 Winston-Salem
Room #GL14
Environmental Senior Specialist
Gary Hudson (336) 771-4954 Winston-Salem WWTP Consultant
John Iverson (336) 776-9695 Winston-Salem
Room #214
Coordinate and conduct the WSRO AMS and RAMS programs, maintain WSRO lab facilities.
Sherri Knight (336) 776-9696 Winston-Salem
Room #202
Environmental Regional Supervisor
Michael Mickey (336) 776-9697 Winston-Salem
Room #GL11
Environmental Program Consultant
Patrick Mitchell (336) 776-9698 Winston-Salem
Room #GL-20
Permitting and Compliance for Non-Discharge Wastewater Systems (e.g. Wastewater Irrigation Systems, Land Application / Distribution of Residuals/Biosolids, Wastewater Closed-Loop Systems) in the Winston-Salem Region. Also Animal Feeding Operations
April Norton (336) 776-9692 Winston-Salem
Room #GL04
NPDES wastewater permit compliance inspections, water quality complaints, & Emergency Response (regulatory only/ not as a first responder) in Davidson and Caswell Counties. Pretreatment Inspections throught the Winston-Salem Region.
Jeffrey Robinson (336) 776-9691 Winston-Salem
Room #GL21
Animal waste compliance and enforcement.
Melissa Rosebrock (336) 776-9699 Winston-Salem
Room #GL 13
Animal waste compliance and enforcement.
George Smith (336) 776-9700 Winston-Salem
Room #GL16
Environmental Senior Specialist
Lon Snider, II (336) 776-9701 Winston-Salem
Room #GL02
Environmental Specialist
Shuying Wang (336) 776-9702 Winston-Salem
Room #209
Hydro. Oversee site assessments and corrective action plans at coal ash facilities and GW incidents caused from DWR permitted facilities and agricultural practices; evaluate naturally-occurring contamination; review GW remedial permit applications; R
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