Contact CBF's Hampton Roads, Virginia Office

CBF Hampton Roads Office
142 West York Street, Suite 618
Norfolk, VA 23510
757-622-1964
hamptonroads@cbf.org
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Christy EverettChristy Everett, Hampton Roads Director. Christy serves as the lead spokesperson for CBF in Hampton Roads, building and strengthening relationships with government and agency representatives, community leaders, conservation partners and others working to protect and improve local water quality. She also plays a leadership role in the development of CBF's Hampton Roads workplan, from local outreach efforts to partnership initiatives. Christy is CBF's point of contact on Pleasure House Point. She also manages the programs and staff of the Hampton Roads office. ceverett@cbf.org

Chris MooreChris Moore, Hampton Roads Senior Scientist. Chris leads policy development and technical support for a variety of Chesapeake Bay water quality and fisheries restoration efforts. His water quality work involves a wide range of activities from on-the-ground restoration to working with elected officials through all levels of government to ensure legislative decisions that ensure enhancement of the Bay watershed. Mr. Moore also works to build sustainable fisheries issues through oyster restoration efforts and proactive management of important Bay fisheries such as blue crab and Atlantic menhaden. He is also a US Coast Guard Licensed Captain and runs educational and restoration boat trips for volunteers, media, elected officials, and decision makers. cmoore@cbf.org

Kate WilsonKate Wilson, Director of Development - Hampton Roads. CBF relies primarily on private donations to fund our programs and operations. Kate works with individual donors, corporate partners, and foundations to build support for CBF's work to Save the Bay. If you or your organization would like to learn more about supporting our efforts in Hampton Roads. kwilson@cbf.org

Tanner CouncilTanner Council, Hampton Roads Grassroots Coordinator. Much of Tanner's work focuses on developing relationships with the public and rallying advocates for Bay water quality issues in Hampton Roads. In addition to organizing volunteers for a wide variety of regional events and programs year-round, Tanner also coordinates a number of signature CBF programs including the Virginia Oyster Gardening program, the VoiCeS adult education course, Hampton Roads Speaker's Bureau, Clean Water Breakfast series, Alternative Spring Break, and Clean the Bay Day, one of the largest volunteer programs in the state. Tanner's work effectively connects thousands of volunteers and citizens with the CBF mission each year. tcouncil@cbf.org

CBF Eastern Shore of Virginia Grassroots Coordinator Tatum FordTatum Ford, Virginia Grassroots Field Specialist, Eastern Shore. Tatum Ford joined CBF to help defend and build capacity for the Chesapeake Bay Clean Water Blueprint on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Tatum is an Eastern Shore native, a graduate of VCU's acclaimed fine arts program, and a world traveler. She and her husband Jay run the "Shine and Rise Foundation," a 40-acre farm in Painter, where they demonstrate sustainable, environmentally friendly farming and development techniques to all comers. She comes to this position with a lot of ambition, hope and enthusiasm for the great potential we have to all become well informed and active stewards for our beautiful Bay! She is a skilled advocate and has hopes that her deep-rooted appreciation of the Bay will inspire others to join in our great mission to Save the Bay™.tford@cbf.org

Charlene IhrigCharlene Ihrig, Administrative Assistant. Charlene is the front desk and voice for CBF Hampton Roads. She makes sure the inquires we receive via telephone and email from citizens, legislators, academic partners and others get to the correct CBF staffer. Charlene also works with staff on many of the programs handled from the office including Clean the Bay Day and the Virginia Oyster Gardening program. cihrig@cbf.org

Virginia Oyster Restoration Center (Gloucester, VA)

PO Box 412
Wicomico, VA 23198
804-832-8804

Jackie ShannonJackie Shannon, Virginia Oyster Restoration Manager. Jackie manages the Virginia Oyster Restoration Center (VAORC), where CBF produces about six million oysters every year.She also runs our Virginia shell recycling program on the Virginia Peninsula. Currently, we work with several local restaurants to reclaim their shell to use in our spat-on-shell oyster restoration program. jshannon@cbf.org

Tommy LeggettTommy Leggett, Virginia Oyster Restoration and Fisheries Scientist. In partnership with VIMS, VMRC, Lynnhaven River Now, Elizabeth River Project, ACOE, NOAA and others, Tommy assists with oyster reef restoration work, scientific research, and outreach to decision makers from Shenandoah Valley farmers to local elected officials. He also deals with policy issues associated with the oyster fishery and oyster restoration. tleggett@cbf.org

Heather North, Virginia Oyster Restoration Specialist. Heather assists with all aspects of the VAORC including making and deploying reef balls, producing spat-on-shell, and managing volunteers. hnorth@cbf.org

Kalie Johnson, Virginia Oyster Assistant. Kalie will be assisting with all of the VAORC's restoration activities from April 28-November 30. kjohnson@cbf.org

Hampton Roads Education Field Team

Yancey PowellYancey Powell, Manager of Education, Bea Hayman Clark workboat education program. Yancey takes more than 2,500 students and their teachers on the water each year, educating them on the environmental health of Hampton Roads waterways.

Jimmy SollnerJimmy Sollner, Assistant Manager of Education and Captain, Bea Hayman Clark workboat education program. Jimmy is the Bea Hayman Clark captain, assisting Yancey in the work of the CBF Hampton Roads student education efforts.

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