Staff Contacts

Michelle Raquet
Program/Branch Supervisor
Basin Planning Branch supervisor and point of contact for the Broad, French Broad, New and Watauga River basins; co-coordinates the Watershed Restoration Improvement Team (WRIT) and the restoration watershed listserv (Use Restoration Watershed Program); stakeholder engagement and outreach (919) 707-9006
Nora Deamer
Environmental Program Consultant/Basin Planner
Nutrient Criteria Development; water quality assessments; main point of contact for the Cape Fear, Neuse, and Tar-Pamlico River basins (919) 707-9116
Fred Tarver
Aquatic Ecology Unit
Streamflow questions and reviews; ecological flow planning; hydropower and dam issues; main point of contact for the Little Tennessee, Hiwassee, and Savannah River basins (919) 707-9029
Ginny Baker
Basin Planner
Main point of contact for the Yadkin-Pee Dee and Lumber River basins; wetlands; BIMS; code and script development; JMP (919) 707-3875
Forest Shepherd
Environmental Program Consultant/Water Resource Planner
Water use and demand projections for developing hydrologic models; support for regional water supply planning; main point of contact for the Chowan, Catawba, Pasquotank, and Roanoke River basins; data analysis and review; water quality assessments; code and script development; (919) 707-9042
Niki Maher
Basin Planner
Main point of contact for Broad River basin, provide support for basin plans, website updates, and data review (919) 707-9001
Ryan Sparks
Basin Planner
Provide support for basin plans, data analysis and review, code and script development, and data visualization  
Basin Planner


Environmental sensitivity requests can be emailed to Nora Deamer and/or Michelle Raquet.