Staff Listing

Morehead City Office

Morehead City Office

Serves: Carteret, Craven, and Onslow counties (except Surf City)

400 Commerce Ave.
Morehead City, NC 28557
252-808-2808 / 1-888-4RCOAST (1-888-472-6278)
Fax: 252-247-3330

Braxton Davis, Director
Ext. 202 
Angela Willis, Assistant to the Director
Ext. 201
Mike Lopazanski, Deputy Director
Ext. 223
Roy Brownlow, District Manager
Ext. 217
Rachel Love-Adrick, District Planner
Ext. 203
Amanda Cannon, Administrative Assistant
Ext. 206
Madeline Keefe, Administrative Support
Ext. 200


Public Information/Media Relations

Christy Simmons, Public Information Officer
Ext. 209

Budget & Personnel

Jessica Gibson, Business Officer
Ext. 207
Ellie Davis, Accounting Manager
Ext. 212

Compliance and Enforcement

Roy Brownlow, Compliance Coordinator
Ext. 217

Major Permits

Jonathan Howell, Manager, Major Permits
Ext. 204
Gregg Bodnar, Assistant Major Permit Coordinator
Ext. 215
Curt Weychert, Assistant Major Permit Coordinator
Ext. 211

Policy Analysis & Federal Consistency

Tancred Miller, Policy and Planning Section Chief
Ext. 224
Ken Richardson, Shoreline Management Specialist
Ext. 225
Daniel Govoni, Policy Analyst & Federal Consistency Coordinator
Ext. 233
Pat Durrett, Clean Marina Coordinator
Ext. 205
Samantha Burdick, Coastal Resilience Coordinator
Ext. 230
Mackenzie Todd, Coastal Resilience Specialist

Field Officers & Territories

Stephen Lane (Transportation projects)
Ext. 208
Ryan Davenport (Onslow Co. from Swansboro to the Jacksonville northern shoreline of the New River; Hwy 58 from north of Taylor Notion Rd to Stella (Carteret County line); Cedar Point; Emerald Isle; Down East from North River Bridge to Cedar Island.)
Ext. 210
Heather Styron (Morehead City; Newport Hwy 24 corridor; Cape Carteret – south of Taylor Notion Road; Beaufort and Beaufort ETJ; Hwy 70 east of Beaufort to the west shoreline of the North River Bridge; Atlantic Beach & Fort Macon; Newport Hwy 70 to Craven County line.) 
Ext. 216
Brad Connell (Craven County including Adams Creek, Clubfoot Creek; Onslow County southern shoreline of the New River to the Surf City town line; Pine Knoll Shores; Indian Beach and Salter Path; Hwy 101 corridor (except for Beaufort  proper); Mill Creek area; (Merrimon) and South River areas north of the Newport River.)
Ext. 214
Raleigh Office

Raleigh Office

Major Permits

Cathy Brittingham, DOT Projects Coordinator
1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Phone: 919-707-9149

Elizabeth City Office

Elizabeth City Office

Serves: Currituck, Dare, Camden, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Chowan, Gates, Hertford and Bertie counties

401 S. Griffin Street, Suite 300
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Fax: 252-331-2951

Ronald Renaldi, District Manager
Ext. 235
Charlan Owens, District Planner
Ext. 236
Ella Godfrey, Secretary
Ext. 231


Field Officers & Territories

Sarah Loeffler (Camden County, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Colington, Roanoke Island, Dare County (mainland)
Ext. 232
Cynthia Rountree (Bertie County, Chowan County, Gates County, Hertford Count, Pasquotank County and Perquimans County)
Ext. 234
Yvonne Carver (Nags Head; Southern Dare County, including Avon, Buxton, Frisco, Hatteras Iland, Pea Island, Rodanthe, Salvo and Waves) 
Ext. 237
Robert Corbett (Currituck Mainland, including Knotts Island; Currituck County Outer Banks; Duck; and Southern Shores, including Martins Point) 
Ext. 233
Greg Daisey (Transportation projects)
Ext. 249
Washington Office

Washington Office

Serves: Tyrrell, Washington, Beaufort, Hyde, and Pamlico counties

943 Washington Square Mall
Washington, NC 27889
Fax: 252-948-0478

Kelly Spivey, District Manager
(252) 948-3851
Kent Vaughan, Field Representative
(252) 948-3853
Shane Staples, Field Representative
(252) 948-3950
Keri Sparks, Secretary
(252) 948-3820


Field Officers & Territories

Shane Staples - (Hyde County, northeast Beaufort County, including Pamlico Beach and the Pungo River)
(252) 948-3950
Kent Vaughan, (Pamlico County)
(252) 948-3853
Kelly Spivey (Beaufort Co. [S. side of Pamlico River & N. side of Pamlico River to Mixon Creek], Tyrrell and Washington counties)
(252) 948-3851
Wilmington Office

Wilmington Office

Serves: Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender counties (including all of Surf City)

127 Cardinal Drive Ext.
Wilmington, NC 28405-3845
Fax: 910-395-3964

Tara MacPhersonn, District Manager/Express Permitting Coordinator
Mike Christenbury, District Planner - Southern Region 
Heather Coats,  Beach and Inlet Management Project Coordinator
Patrick Amico, Field Rep
Jason Dail, Senior Field Rep
Benjamin Brink, Field Rep
Brendan Brock, Field Rep
Katharine Elks, Field Rep
(910) 796-7424
Tanya Pietila, Permit Technician
Anita Webb, Administrative Assistant


Field Officers & Territories

Tara MacPherson, District Manager (Bald Head Island, Caswell Beach, Southport)
Jason Dail (Pender County, Topsail Island)
Brendan Brock (Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, Shallotte, Shallotte River, Supply)
Patrick Amico (Southern New Hanover County **New Hanover County is split at Oleander Drive - Hwy 76)
(910) 796-7423
Katharine Elks (Northern New Hanover County **New Hanover County is split at Oleander Drive - Hwy 76 ) 
Benjamin Brink ( E. Brunswick County/Lockwood Folly River, Oak Island, St. James, Holden Beach, Bolivia) 





Coastal Reserve Program

Coastal Reserve Program

Coastal Reserve Program

Headquarters Office in Beaufort

101 Pivers Island Road
Beaufort, NC 28516

Rebecca Ellin, Program Manager
Paula Gillikin, Rachel Carson and Permuda Island Site Manager
Lori Collins Davis, Education Coordinator
Whitney Jenkins, Coastal Training Program Coordinator
Brandon Puckett, Research Coordinator
Michelle Brodeur, Communications & Project Management Specialist

Wilmington Office

UNCW Center for Marine Science
5600 Marvin Moss Lane
Wilmington, NC 28409
Fax: 910-962-2410

Hope Sutton, Stewardship Coordinator & Southern Sites Manager (Masonboro Island, Zeke's Island, Bald Head Woods, Bird Island)
Byron Toothman, Research Biologist
Heather Wells, Research Biologist
Elizabeth Colhoun, Stewardship & Education Specialist

Northern Sites

1401 National Park Drive
Manteo, NC 27954
252-475-7219 (temporary)

Steve Jarvis, Northern Sites Stewardship Assistant (Buxton Woods, Currituck Banks, Kitty Hawk Woods)

Columbia Office

Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge Administrative Office
205 South Ludington Drive
Columbia, NC 27925

Woody Webster, Buckridge Site Manager