Understanding Stakeholder Perceptions
Stakeholders agree that there a problems with Jordan Lake’s water quality, that they have a role to play in solving the problems, and that they want to be a part of finding a fair solution, but they disagree on the definition of “fair”.
- How do various stakeholders view Jordan Lake and the proposed regulatory structure?
- Stakeholders agree that there a problems with Jordan Lake’s water quality, that they have a role to play in solving the problems, and that they want to be a part of finding a fair solution, but they disagree on the definition of “fair”.
Kathleen Gray | UNC-Chapel Hill
Dr. Gray is the associate director for outreach and public service in the UNC Institute for the Environment, manages the Center for Public Engagement with Science (CPES), with a mission of enhancing public understanding of current environmental science and health research and its relevance to daily life, and empowering North Carolinians to make informed decisions that protect the environment and public health. She also directs the outreach and research translation efforts of two federally-funded research centers in UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health. Dr. Gray has over 20 years experience conducting environmental health education with community audiences and assisting businesses and government agencies in making sustainable choices. Dr. Gray earned a Ph.D. in science education from NC State University, an M.S.P.H. in environmental sciences and engineering from UNC-Chapel Hill and a B.S. in mathematics from Vanderbilt University.
Grant Parkins | UNC-Chapel Hill
Grant Parkins engages community-based organizations, environmental science professionals, and High School Students in water-related educational activities. He also serves as co-coordinator of the North Carolina Watershed Stewardship Network, which seeks to empower more effective stewardship in North Carolina by collecting and sharing information on watershed groups and by reporting conditions in local watersheds. Prior to joining the Institute for the Environment, Grant served as the Manager of School Programs for the North Carolina Botanical Garden and as a Science Educator for UNC’s DESTINY Travelling Science Learning program.