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September 12–14, 2016 | Charlotte, NC


Steering Committee Members

Committee Member Organization Title
Jeff Allen South Carolina Water Resources Center at Clemson University Director
Carol Boggs University of South Carolina, School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment Director
Ryan Boyles State Climate Office of North Carolina State Climatologist
Dan Burger SC Department of Health and Environment Control, Coastal Services Division Director
Trevor Clements Tetra Tech, Inc. Water Resources Director
Pat Davis Orange Water & Sewer Authority, North Carolina Sustainability Manager
Rick DeVoe SC Sea Grant Consortium Executive Director
Kirstin Dow Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments; Univ. of South Carolina, Department of Geography Professor
Amanda Farris Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments Climate Outreach Specialist
Jim Gandy News 19 WLTX Columbia Chief Meteorologist
Kirsten Lackstrom Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments Program Manager
Aranzazu Lascurain DOI Southeast Climate Science Center Program Manager
Jerry McMahon DOI SE Climate Science Center Director
Steve McNulty USDA SE Regional Climate Hub Director
Ellen Mecray NOAA Regional Climate Services Eastern Region Director
Tancred Miller NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Division of Coastal Management Coastal & Ocean Policy Manager
Hope Mizzell SC State Climatology Office State Climatologist
Geno Olmi NOAA Southeast and Caribbean Regional Team Coordinator
Robert Osborne Black & Veatch Water Resources Engineer
Rob Phocas City of Charlotte Energy & Sustainability Manager
Jim Prosser Centralina Council of Governments, Charlotte, NC Executive Director
Linda Rimer EPA Region IV Liaison for Climate Resilience
Greg Sprouse Central Midlands Council of Governments, Columbia, SC Director of Research, Planning and Development
Lauren Thie Climate Ready NC (CDC BRACE Program), NC Division of Public Health Principal Investigator
Susannah Tuttle NC Interfaith Power & Light Director
Susan White NC Sea Grant and Water Resources Research Institute Executive Director


Program Committee

Committee Member Organization Title
Chris Carnevale Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Coastal Climate and Energy Coordinator
Rebecca Cumbie Ward State Climate Office of North Carolina Extension Climatologist
Mary Culver NOAA Office of Coastal Management Manager of Applied Sciences Program
Jenny Dissen NC Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites Director, Climate Literacy and Outreach
Liz Fly Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments, SC Sea Grant Consortium Coastal Climate Extension Specialist
Chandler Green Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments Research Assistant
Liz Hartje SC Department of Health and Environment Control, Office of Coastal Resources Management Coastal Projects Manager
Lisa Schiavinato NC Coastal Resources Law, Planning, and Policy Center; NC Sea Grant Co-Director; Coastal Law, Policy, and Community Development Specialist
David Shelley US National Park Service, Congaree National Park Education Coordinator
Jess Whitehead NC Sea Grant Coastal Communities Hazards Adaptation Specialist