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Michael A. Abraczinskas

Director
NC Department of Environmental Quality - Division of Air Quality
 

How can I help?
I can answer questions about the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions, including the quantification of emission reduction measures.

Mike Yoder

Associate Director
NC State Extension
 

How can I help?
With over 25 years of experience, I can help local governments and their partners plan for, respond to and recover from natural disasters. I also specialize in drought tracking for agriculture.

Nastasha Earle-Young

Policy Director
NC Department of Transportation
 

How can I help?
I can connect you with transportation data and tools to help you manage the impacts of climate change. Along with my NC DOT colleagues, I can also provide technical expertise.

Olufemi Ajumobi

Epidemiologist
NC Deparment of Health and Human Services - Division of Public Health
 

How can I help?
I can do the data analysis to identify disproportionately affected and vulnerable communities, especially as it relates to environmental health issues. I also specialize in environmental health measures.

Renee Fortner

Watershed Manager
RiverLink
 

How can I help?
I can help you understand and raise awareness about the impacts of climate change on water resources.

Rick Savage

Executive Director
Carolina Wetlands Association
 

How can I help?
I work with vulnerable communities to help them address river-related flooding. With a focus on nature-based solutions, I support the planning phase to project implementation, engaging community members throughout.

Sarah Hatcher

Climate and Health Program Lead
NC Department of Health and Human Services - Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch
 

How can I help?
I can conduct analysis, training and program evaluation related to the public health impacts of climate change. I can also help you communicate how climate change impacts public health.

Sarah Spiegler

Coastal Resilience Specialist
NC Sea Grant
 

How can I help?
I support communities and stakeholders in addressing coastal and climate change resilience challenges through planning, facilitation, applied research, education, communication, outreach and extension.

Shannon Deaton

Division Chief of Habitat Conservation
NC Wildlife Resources Commission
 

How can I help?
I specialize in identifying projects to align with available funding and I know about available resources for writing resilience grant applications. I can also help you pull partners together.

Stacey Webb Feken

Policy and Engagement Manager
Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership
 

How can I help?
I provide technical assistance, policy support, funding opportunities and connections between communities, agencies, universities and NGOs. I help communities build resilience through protecting and restoring coastal watersheds and estuarine ecosystems.

Tim Brock

Senior Research Scholar
NC State University - Institute for Transportation Research and Education
 

How can I help?
I specialize in resilient transportation strategies, economic impact assessments and addressing research and technical service needs. I can also connect you with other Institute for Transportation Research and Education resources.

Todd BenDor

Professor of City and Regional Planning
UNC Chapel Hill
 

How can I help?
I can answer questions about environmental and climate resilience policy, including floodplain buyouts, geospatial analysis, wetland and stream mitigation, endangered species policy and the Coastal Barrier Resources Act.

Tracey Colores

Community Development Director
NC Department of Public Safety - NC Office of Recovery and Resiliency
 

How can I help?
I help local governments increase the supply and quality of housing affordable to households making 80% or less of area median income.

Virginia T. Guidry

Branch Head
NC Department of Health and Human Services - Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch
 

How can I help?
With more than 20 years of experience in environmental public health in North Carolina, connecting public health to climate resilience is my passion. I can also talk with you about environmental justice.

William (Toby) Vinson

Interim Director
NC Department of Environmental Quality - Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources
 

How can I help?
I can talk to you about dam safety. If you have other questions, I can help you find the right people for topics outside of my expertise.