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

Happy retirement Judy!

Western Region Consultant

NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, 176 Riceville Road, Asheville, NC 28805

Please Contact Main Office

NC State University, Campus Box 8004, Raleigh, NC 27695-8004
Phone: (919) 513-7118
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: (919) 513-5951
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