Groundwater Section Contacts Staff Directory Mike Ranck Section Chief Groundwater Resources Section 919-707-3671 Latoya Strickland Administrative Specialist Groundwater Resources Section 919-707-9129 Michael Rogers UIC Program Manager Underground Injection Control Program, Well Construction & Permitting 919-707-3668 Vacant Hydrogeologist Underground Injection Control Program 919-707-3662 Eric Smith Env Program Consultant Groundwater Corrective Action Program 919-707-3669 Poonam Giri Hydrogeologist Groundwater Corrective Action Program 919-707-3670 Craig Caldwell Env Program Consultant Well Construction & Permitting, Groundwater Corrective Action Program 919-707-9112 Vacant Branch Head Ground Water Management Branch 919-707-9032 Michael Bauer Hydrogeologist Central Coastal Plain Capacity Use Area (CCPCUA) 919-707-9004 Gabrielle Chianese Hydrogeologist Central Coastal Plain Capacity Use Area (CCPCUA) Program coordinator 919-707-9008 Mark Durway Senior Hydrogeologist Hydrogeologic framework mapping, CCPCUA program review, NGWMN program coordinator. 919-707-9018 Andy Neal Hydrogeologist Statewide monitoring well network ground water quality, data collection, management, analysis and visualization 919-707-9113 Barbara Peck Hydrogeologist Drilling Program Coordinator, Assist CCPCUA Water Withdrawal Permit Program 252-229-0287 Vacant Environmental Specialist Ground water quality data analysis, GIS visualization of ground water data. 919-707-3604 Susan Laughinghouse Monitoring Unit Head Senior Hydrogeologist, Groundwater Management Branch Monitoring Unit Head, Manage Statewide Monitoring Well Network, Drilling Program Administrator, groundwater quantity data management and analysis. Region 3 & 6 maintenance and ground water data collection. 252-229-3349 Tony Butz Monitoring Unit Region 2 Manager Region 2 maintenance and ground water data collection. 252-229-1264 Robert King Environmental Specialist Region 5 maintenance and ground water data collection. 919-707-9118 Kevin McVerry Environmental Senior Technician Region 1 maintenance and ground water data collection. 919-707-9003 Justin Williams Environmental Specialist Region 4 maintenance and ground water data collection. 919-707-9030 Water Quality Regional Operations Regional office staff issue permits for sewer extensions, wetland and stream impacts, and well construction. Regional offices personnel also conduct permitted facility inspections and incident investigations. To contact your regional office representatives please click here.