Offices and Staff

The RRS Team is here to serve the citizens of North Carolina as we encourage excellence in recreation, parks, and outdoor space design with a goal to foster public health and inclusivity by providing knowledge and technical expertise. Let us know how we may assist your community.

Charlynne Smith, PhD – RRS Director

NC State University, Campus Box 8004, Raleigh, NC 27695-8004 Phone: (919) 515-7118 Email

RRS Region Map
RRS Service Regions

Judith Francis, AICP

Western Region Consultant

NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, 176 Riceville Road, Asheville, NC 28805
Mobile Phone: (828)-989-7862
Email

Please Contact Main Office

Central West Region Consultant

NC State University, Campus Box 8004, Raleigh, NC 27695-8004
Phone: (919) 513-7118
Email

Rashawn King

Central East Region Consultant

NC State University, Campus Box 8004, Raleigh, NC 27695-8004
Phone: (919) 513-6145
Email

Brittany Shipp, CPRP

Eastern Region Consultant

Hammocks Beach State Park, 1572 Hammocks Beach Road, Swansboro, NC 28584
Phone: (910) 212-6730
Email

Holly Henry

Administrative Support Associate

NC State University, Campus Box 8004, Raleigh, NC 27695-8004
Phone: (919) 515-7118
Email

Justin Beall

Graduate Research Student

NC State University, Campus Box 8004, Raleigh, NC 27695-8004
Phone: (919) 515-7118
Email