Board of Directors

  • Bobby Outten

    County Manager and Attorney, Dare County

  • Jim Normile
    Commissioner, Emerald Isle
  • Ken Willson, Treasurer
    Client Program Manager, Coastal Protection Engineering, Wilmington
  • Tammy Proctor, Secretary
    Tourism Director, Pender County
  • COL Steven A. Baker
    Former Commander (R), Wilmington District, USACE
  • Dennis Barbour
    Charter Boat Captain & Former Mayor, Carolina Beach
  • Ned Barclay
    Wilmington
  • Dan Dawson, P.E.
    Engineer, Wilmington
  • Carin Faulkner
    Public Information Officer, Village of Bald Head Island
  • Bill Keller COL USMC (Ret)/Former Onslow Commission, Sneads Ferry
  • Tom Leonard
    North Topsail Beach
  • James R. Leutze, Ph.D., Chairman Emeritus
    Chancellor Emeritus, UNC-Wilmington
  • Ike McRee, Vice-Chairman
    County Attorney, Currituck County
  • Cliff Ogburn
    Town Manager, Southern Shores
  • Bill Rich
    Special Projects Coordinator, Hyde County
  • Todd S. Roessler
    Attorney, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Raleigh
  • Steven G. Smith
    Mayor, Topsail Beach
  • Justin Whiteside
    Assistant Town Administrator, Ocean Isle Beach
  • Randell Woodruff
    Brunswick County
  • Dawn York
    Coastal Scientist, Moffatt & Nichol, Wilmington

Ex-Officio Board Members

  • Christine Brayman
    USACE, Wilmington District
  • Braxton Davis
    Director, N.C. Division of Coastal Management
  • Kevin Hart
    N.C. Division of Water Resources
  • Mike McIntyre
    Former U.S. Rep. N.C. 7th Congressional District, Dir. Govt. Relations, Ward and Smith, P.A.
  • Spencer Rogers
    N.C. Sea Grant
  • Kathleen Riely
    Executive Director