NC Division of Water Resources

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Water Planning > Non-point Source Planning

First Name Last Name Email Phone Location Position or Areas of Responsibility
Rishi Bastakoti rishi.bastakoti@ncdenr.gov (919) 707-3623 Archdale Building
Room #625P
Administers 319(h) Grant Program. Assists 205(j) Grant Administrator. NC Nonpoint Source Program planning.
Patrick Beggs patrick.beggs@ncdenr.gov (919) 707-3672 Archdale Building
Room #625M
Coordinates implementation of Jordan nutrient strategy. Coordinates Nutrient Scientific Advisory Board.
Trish D'Arconte trish.darconte@ncdenr.gov (919) 707-3678 Archdale Building
Room #625N
Nutrient strategies coordination and technical support: Jordan/Falls Stormwater Accounting Tool expert; develops crediting specifications for nutrient practices; develops nutrient trading framework; support to Jordan and Falls Lakes nutrient rules implementation.
Rich Gannon rich.gannon@ncdenr.gov (919) 707-3673 Archdale Building
Room #625R
NC Nonpoint Source Program supervisor. Lead staff implementing Neuse, Tar-Pamlico, Jordan, Falls High Rock and other nutrient strategies. Lead staff administering federal Clean Water Act 319 and 205j grants.
John Huisman john.huisman@ncdenr.gov (919) 707-3677 Archdale Building
Room #625Q
Coordinates nutrient rules re-adoption process and Jordan and Falls Lakes nutrient strategies implementation. Develops credit specifications for nutrient practices.
Kelsey Rowland kelsey.rowland@ncdenr.gov (919) 707-3679 Archdale Building
Room #625L
Manage the 205j Water Quality Planning and 319 Nonpoint Source Pollution grant programs. Lead competitive project selection process, administer contracts and report on grant program deliverables to EPA. Conduct periodic outreach about grant program and watershed planning and site visits to current and recently completed grant projects.