Lesley Castle

Lesley joined Sound Rivers (formerly the Neuse River Foundation) in 2013. She assisted the Executive Director with the merger of the Neuse River Foundation and the Pamlico-Tar River Foundation…

Forrest English

Forrest brings a range of experience to the position, including previous work as a water quality technician, wildlife surveyor, deckhand on commercial fishing boats, and heavy equipment operator on…

Katy Langley

Katy joined Sound Rivers as Lower Neuse Riverkeeper on June 26, 2017 and is based in New Bern.   As Lower Neuse Riverkeeper, Katy is Sound Rivers’ primary representative…

Corinne Everett Belch

In January 2017 Corinne Everett Belch joined Sound Rivers as our new Director of Development. Corinne grew up just outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has a lifelong passion for the…

Matt Butler

Matt earned his masters degree in biology from East Carolina University where his concentration was in fisheries management with an emphasis on water quality and larval fish health and…

Heather Jacobs Deck

Heather joined the staff in July 2003, and over the years has led our advocacy, volunteer and educational programs. With over 15 years of experience, as the Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper and…

Matthew Starr

Matthew began his involvement with the Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation working on our Muddy Water Watch program, aimed at reducing sedimentation pollution. In 2012, he was hired as a program coordinator responsible for organizing…