Coastal Resiliency Planner and Manager

Margaux Kerr joined the Federation in January 2023 as a Coastal Resiliency Planner and Manager. Her duties focus on coastal resiliency and restoration initiatives being conducted out of the Wanchese Office. She graduated from East Carolina University in 2012 where she received a Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Planning with concentrations in Environmental Sciences and Recreation and Leisure. After graduating, she moved to Wrightsville Beach where she was a volunteer for the Federation. Margaux then accepted a position in the northern Outer Banks and started work in 2015 with Currituck County as a development technician and then in 2016 became a town planner and Coastal Area Management Act local permit officer for Nags Head. She is a Certified Flood Manager and Certified Zoning Official. Margaux’s primary responsibilities include planning and managing projects that protect and restore living shorelines, wetlands, water quality, and reduce flooding. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors and surfing.