Heather Jacobs Deck

Heather joined the staff of Sound Rivers in July 2003, and over the years has led our advocacy, volunteer and educational programs. With nearly 20 years of…

Matthew Starr

Matthew began his involvement with Sound Rivers in 2012 as a program coordinator leading the foundation’s Neuse River cleanups and the Muddy Water Watch program, aimed at…

Katy Langley Hunt

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

Jillian Howell

Jillian grew up in Saugus, Massachusetts, just outside of Boston. She received a B.A. in environmental studies and global studies from Colby College in 2012 before returning…

Clay Barber

Clay joined the Sound Rivers team in August 2019 as our Environmental Projects Coordinator. Having spent most of his life along the rivers and coasts of eastern…

Corinne Everett Belch

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

Vail Stewart Rumley

Vail is the most recent addition to Sound Rivers, joining our team in November 2020 as Sound Rivers’ communications director.  Vail comes to Sound Rivers after…

Lesley Castle

Lesley joined Sound Rivers in 2013. Lesley is the Staff Accountant and Business Manager, and she works behind the scenes to keep everything running as smoothly as…