Sedimentation Control Commission

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
North Carolina Sedimentation Control Commission
Environmental Quality
Governor Appointments 
Total Board Positions 
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 143B-299
Term Length 
3 Years - 2 consecutive
The commission adopts administrative rules relative to the Sedimentation Pollution Control Act (SPCA) of 1973. It approves and oversees local ordinances and Department of Transportation delegation on sediment control. The commission also oversees the implementation of SPCA regulations and is very active in public education programs. *No member may serve more than 2 consecutive terms.

Current Members

Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Susan N. White 10/16/2013 Ex OfficioDirector Of N. C. Water Resources Research Institute
Hartwell E. Carson 10/5/20176/30/2023LimitedNon-governmental Conservationist
Benjamin A. Brown 10/21/20206/30/2023LimitedLeague of Municipalities & Association of County Commissioners Rep.
Mark A. Taylor 10/5/20176/30/2021LimitedProfessional Engineers Of N. C. Representative
Marion Elliott Deerhake 9/17/20196/30/2022LimitedEnvironmental Management Commission Representative
Michael D. Willis 9/5/20186/30/2022LimitedSoil & Water Conservation Commission Representative
Susan Foster 9/23/20196/30/2022LimitedNC Home Builders Association Representative
Michael G. Taylor 10/21/20206/30/2023LimitedAssociation Of General Contractors Representative
LeToya F. Ogallo 10/5/20176/30/2022LimitedUtility Company Representative
Emily C. Sutton 9/2/20206/30/2023LimitedNon-governmental conservationist
Richard A. McLaughlin 1/21/20206/30/2022LimitedNCSU Soil Science Department faculty rep.
Robert J. Conner 9/17/20196/30/2022LimitedMining Commission Representative

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