401 & Buffer Permitting Contacts

Staff Contact Information

Mailing Address:    1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Physical Location:  512 N. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27604, Archdale Building - 9th floor

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Name, Title

Phone               

Primary Responsibiliites

Karen Higgins
Supervisor

(919) 707-3630 Manage 401 & Buffer Permitting Branch
Mac Haupt
Stream/Wetland Mitigation Coordinator
(919) 707-3632 Coordinate Stream and Wetland Mitigation Program
Niki Maher
Compliance Assistance Specialist
(919) 707-3633 Coordinate Stream ID (SWITC) Courses; provide technical support to DWR regional offices, local governments, federal and state government agencies, the general public, and other stakeholders.
Chonticha McDaniel
401 Stormwater Engineer
(919) 707-3634 Technical review of stormwater management plans submitted with 401, Buffer and Isolated Wetland Permit applications; coordinate with Stormwater Permitting Unit on policy issues; Technical review of applications for 401s asscoaited with hydropower projects.
Katie Merritt
Nutrient Offset & Buffer Banking Coordinator
(919) 707-3637 Coordinate Nutrient Offset and Riparian Buffer Mitigation Banking Program

Sheri Montalvo
Administrative Assistant

(919) 707-3635 Database entry and maintenance of all DWR projects, process all application fees, serve as administrative liaison for general public and internal DENR staff contacts.
Shelton Sullivan
Compliance Assistance Specialist
(919) 707-3636 Provide technical support to DWR regional offices, local governments, federal and state government agencies, the general public, and other stakeholders.
Paul Wojoski
401/Buffer Coordinator
(919) 707-3631 Review 401 applications, review Major Variances and present to the EMC, staff liaison with general public, GIS coordinator.