Division of Marine Fisheries Contacts

For general information or questions, call 252-726-7021.

View the list of biologist contacts by species

News and Information
  Name Phone
Communications Director Patricia Smith 252-808-8025
800-682-2632
Director's Office
  Name Phone
Director Kathy Rawls  252-808-8013
Deputy Director Dee Lupton 252-808-8013
Executive Assistant for Councils
(SAFMC)
Steve Poland 252-808-8011
Special Assistant for Councils
(ASMFC, MAFMC)
Chris Batsavage 252-808-8009
Rulemaking Coordinator Catherine Blum 252-808-8014
Administrative Assistant Hope Wade 252-808-8013
Program Contacts
  Name Phone
Artificial Reefs Jordan Byrum 252-808-8036
Citation Program Carole Willis 252-808-8081
800-682-2632
Commercial Statistics Alan Bianchi 252-808-8092
800-682-2632
Fisheries Management Section Chief Steve Poland 252-808-8011
800-682-2632
Tag Returns and Proclamations Debbie Manley 252-808-8075
Habitat Anne Deaton 910-796-7311
800-682-2632
Human Resources Traci Scarborough 252-808-8003
800-682-2632
Information Technology Stephanie McInerny 252-808-8120
800-682-2632
License Information Brenda Clark 252-808-8030
800-682-2632
Marine Mammal Strandings Vicky Thayer 252-241-5119
Marine Patrol See Marine Patrol District Contact Information
Marine Fisheries Commission Lara Klibansky 252-808-8021
800-682-2632
Pound Net Permits and Scientific Education Activity Permits Jennifer Lewis 252-808-8076
Protected Species Barbie L. Byrd 252-808-8088
Recreational Statistics Drew Cathey 252-948-3876
800-338-7804
Recreational Water Quality Erin Bryan-Millush 252-808-8153
Shellfish — Closures (Bacteriological) Shannon Jenkins 252-726-6827
Shellfish Lease Program Marla Chuffo 252-808-8048
Tag Returns and Proclamations Debbie Manley 252-808-8075
Website Patricia Smith 252-808-8025
800-682-2632