The Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) was re-established in 2022 and works with the Leadership Council on CCMP implementation and meaningful community engagement activities. Committee members serve as liaisons to citizens, agencies, tribes, and communities regarding environmental and natural resource management relevant to CCMP implementation. The Committee aims to engage regional communities and organizations in decision-making in order to represent diverse perspectives within the estuary partnership Management Conference.
The CAC offers expertise and on-the-ground knowledge and experience from communities all throughout the Albemarle-Pamlico Estuary System. The membership of the Citizen Advisory Committee is broad-based and include leaders and experts in natural resource management interests within the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system: local governments; local or regional planning; environmental equity; commerce and industry; education; recreation; tourism; fishing or seafood industry; agriculture; forestry; military; tribal organizations; local, state, or national conservation organizations; soil and water conservation districts; finance; communications and media; local and state agencies; and federal agencies.
|Tom Allen (Co-Chair, LC Rep.)||Old Dominion Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Holly White (Co-Chair, LC Rep.)||NC Office of Recovery and Resiliencyemail@example.com|
|Schumata Brown||Town of Maysvillefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Pete Campbell||U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (Retired)||email@example.com|
|Heather Deck||Sound Riversfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Lora Eddy||The Nature Conservancyemail@example.com|
|Roy Flanagan||Virginia Tech University / V.A. Soil & Water Conservation Districtfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Karen Forget||Lynnhaven River Nowemail@example.com|
|Colleen Karl||Chowan Edenton Environmental Groupfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Candace Lowry||N.C. Commission of Indian Affairsemail@example.com|
|Lindsey Smart||The Nature Conservancyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Kay Winn||Farmer (Retired)||email@example.com|