Robb Mairs has rejoined the Wilmington office as our field representative for New Hanover County. Robb left DCM in 2008 for a position in private industry, but lucky for us, he has since decided to return to state government.
David Moye is the new district manager in the Washington district. David joined the DCM Washington office in 1990, working as a field representative for 14 years, and then as the express permits coordinator for five years. He has been the acting district manager in Washington for the last eight months.
Washington field repMike Thomas has left DCM for a position with the N.C. Division of Water Quality.
Pat Durrett has been hired part-time as DCM’s Clean Marina Coordinator in Morehead City. Pat is a former employee of the Division of Water Quality and brings a good deal of experience in outreach activities, which will be an asset in assisting DENR with establishing criteria for pumpout facilities and pumpout services as mandated by HB 1378 “Clean Coastal Water and Vessel Act.”
Reserve education specialistLori Davis recently earned her Environmental Educator certification. To earn the certification, program participants are required to complete 200 hours of professional development, which includes instructional workshops, 50 hours of outdoor experiences, knowledge of environmental education resources and facilities, a teaching component, and a community environmental stewardship project.