Permitting Contacts

NPDES Complex Permitting Staff

Major/minor permitting, special technical issues, Level B modeling, and policy implementation.

Julie Grzyb Supervisor 919-707-3605
Sergei Chernikov Environmental Engineer II 919-707-3606
Qais Banihani Environmental Engineer 919-707-3607
Nick Coco Environmental Engineer 919-707-3609
VACANT Environmental Engineer 919-707-3610
Cassidy Kurtz Environmental Engineer 919-707-3613
Min Xiao Environmental Engineer 919-707-3644
David Hill Environmental Specialist II 919-707-3612
Gary Perlmutter Environmental Specialist II 919-707-3611


NPDES Compliance and Expedited Permitting Staff

Minor permitting and general permits. Each specialist below covers permit compliance issues in the designated DWR region. If you are not sure which regional office provides coverage for your facility, please see the DWR Regional Office Map.

John Hennessy Supervisor - All Regions 919-707-3615
Charles Weaver Asheville 919-707-3616
Brianna Young Fayetteville 919-707-3619
Derek Denard Mooresville 919-707-3618
Sydney Carpenter Raleigh 919-707-3712
Emily Phillips Washington 919-707-3621
Emily DelDuco Wilmington 919-707-9125
Joe Corporon Winston-Salem 919-707-3617
Bradley Bennett   919-707-3629
Kristin Litzenberger   919-707-3699


NPDES Permitting Administrative Assistant:

Wren Thedford:  919-707-3601


Mailing Address:

Division of Water Resources
Water Quality Permitting Section - NPDES
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617

Physical Address:

Archdale Building - 9th Floor
512 North Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27604