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Hazard Expertise

Jen Runkle

Environmental Epidemiologist
NC State University

How can I help?
I specialize in quantifying and planning for the health impacts of climate change, including compounding events. I conduct health impact assessments, perform health-related modeling, develop policy briefs and engage diverse communities.

John Dempsey Parker

New Hope Collaborative

How can I help?
I focus on community engagement. I can help you work toward collaborative and culturally appropriate resilience and recovery. I encourage partnerships with congregations, community-based organizations, and community and regional coalitions.

Kalyn Rosenberg

Senior Program Manager
Carolinas Collaborative on Climate, Health, and Equity

How can I help?
I can help create project plans, design team management strategies and identify funding opportunities. I focus on helping local leaders and organizations wanting to promote community climate and health resiliency.

Karin Rogers

UNC Asheville - National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center

How can I help?
I can help you enhances the quality and accelerate the pace of resilience-based decisions. My goal is to ensure that communities are prepared and empowered to make informed choices.

Kasen Wally

Coastal Resiliency Specialist
NC Department of Environmental Quality - Division of Coastal Management

How can I help?
I can connect you with a network of coastal resilience resources, including programs, funding, professionals and tools designed to guide you toward building resilience in your community.

Kathie Dello

State Climatologist/Director
State Climate Office of North Carolina

How can I help?
I can help by providing custom and community-centered data-driven climate services to support decision making. I do this through tailored research projects, data access and integration, outreach and communications. 

Kathleen Lawlor

Associate Professor of Economics
UNC Asheville

How can I help?
I can assist with vulnerability analysis and help you design interventions that enhance equity and build socioeconomic resilience.

Katie Warnell

Senior Policy Associate
Duke University - Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment and Sustainability

How can I help?
I can help you access and interpret maps projecting sea level rise and associated habitat changes.

Langston Alexander

Regional Recovery and Resilience Coordinator
Central Pines Regional Council

How can I help?
For local and county governments in Moore, Lee, Chatham, Orange, Durham, Wake or Johnston Counties, I can help develop climate resilience strategies, identify funding options and facilitate regional resilience conversations.

Lauren Kolodij

Deputy Director
NC Coastal Federation

How can I help?
I provide targeted trainings and peer-to-peer information exchange for local governments. I also help communities navigate complex issues and increase their capacity to plan, identify, fund and implement resilience projects.

Logan Kluttz

Project Manager
NC Department of Environmental Quality - Division of Water Infrastructure

How can I help?
As heavy precipitation events become more frequent, I can help you identify strategies and funding opportunities for increasing the ability of stormwater infrastructure to manage flooding.

Mackenzie Todd

Coastal Resiliency Coordinator
NC Department of Environmental Quality - Division of Coastal Management

How can I help?
I can help you understand your coastal hazards risks. Through the NC Resilient Coastal Communities Program, I help coastal communities apply for technical assistance, and then help them get projects funded.

Mariko Polk

Coastal Processes Specialist
NC Sea Grant

How can I help?
I specialize in coastal wetlands and ecosystems, sea level rise and hurricanes. Contact me for extension-based services, including facilitation, planning, education and outreach, solution co-development, grant writing and applied research.

Mary Alice Holley

Associate Director
Conservation Trust for North Carolina

How can I help?
I partner with community leaders and stakeholders to deliver tailored land conservation projects that address climate change impacts while providing community benefits to people and place.

Mary Roderick

Planning Director
Land of Sky Regional Council

How can I help?
I can assist with vulnerability and risk assessment; with policies, plans, ordinances and incentives to address vulnerability and risk; and with securing implementation funding. I support Land of Sky region governments.