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
Fax:      919-807-6494
Staff Phone Numbers

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Name, Title

Phone               

Primary Responsibiliites

Karen Higgins
Supervisor

(919) 807-6360 Manages 401 & Buffer Permitting Unit

Jennifer Burdette
401/Buffer Coordinator

(919) 807-6364 Review of 401 applications, review Major Variances and present to the EMC, staff liaison with general public, GIS coordinator.
Vacant
401 Stormwater Engineer
(919) 807-XXXX Technical review of stormwater management plans submitted with 401, Buffer and Isolated Wetland Permit applications, coordination with the Stormwater Permitting Unit on policy issues.
Mac Haupt
Stream/Wetland Mitigation Coordinator
(919) 807-6476 Coordinate Stream and Wetland Mitigation Program
Niki Maher
Compliance Assistance Specialist
(919) 807-6367 Provide technical support to DWR regional offices, local governments, federal and state government agencies, the general public, and other stakeholders
Katie Merritt
Nutrient Offset & Buffer Banking Coordinator
(919) 807-6371 Coordinate Nutrient Offset and Riparian Buffer Mitigation Banking Program

Sheri Montalvo
Administrative Assistant

(919) 807-6303 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) 807-6361 Provide technical support to DWR regional offices, local governments, federal and state government agencies, the general public, and other stakeholders