PLANNING

Eric Landon, AICP . Director of Planning and Government Services
elandon@crc.ga.gov  (912)-437-0870
Masters of Public Administration and Bachelors of Political Science, Georgia Southern University.
16 years of Planning experience in the coastal region as Camden County Planning Director, Glynn County Planner/MPO Transportation Planner, Nassau County Planner, Effingham Graduate Study. 

Russell Marane . Special Projects Manager
rmarane@crc.ga.gov  (912)-437-0891
Graduate Studies in City Planning/Public Administration, University of Memphis
Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Tennessee
50 years of city planning, site design, and economic development experience including work at the Tennessee Valley Authority, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Trust for Public Land, and the St. Simons Land Trust.

Quentin McPhatter, ICMA-CM . Economic Development and Grants Manager
qmcphatter@crc.ga.gov  (912)-437-0891
Masters of Public Administration, North Carolina Central University
Bachelor of Arts, Wake Forest University
17 years of local government and city administration experience. 8 years of experience in the coastal region of Georgia.

Russell Oliver . Senior Planner II
roliver@crc.ga.gov  (912)-437-0872
Masters of Environmental Planning & Design, University of Georgia
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Clemson University
10 years of overall Planning and Design experience. 4 years of Planning experience in the coastal region of Georgia. 

GIS

Hunter Key, GISP . Director of GIS/IT
hkey@crc.ga.gov  (912)-437-0876
Graduate Certificate in GIS from West Florida University
Bachelors of Arts in History from Temple University
15 years of Government Geospatial leadership as Coastal Regional Commission GIS/IT Director, Glynn County GIS Manager, 
McIntosh County GIS Coordinator, Certified Hazus Professional, URISA Leadership Academy.

Tara Lopez . Senior GIS Analyst
tlopez@crc.ga.gov  (912)-437-0883
Masters in GIS, Penn State University  (May 2020)
Bachelor of Science in Geography, Georgia Southern University
2 years of Geospatial experience. Volunteer researcher at St. Catherines Island, GA. 

Meizi Wolven . GIS Analyst / Economic Development Research Specialist
mlai@crc.ga.gov  (912)-437-0892
Masters of Arts in Survey Research, University of Connecticut (May 2019)
Bachelor of General Business with concentration in Economics, College of Coastal Georgia
10 years of marketing experience in China. 4 years of research and work experience in the coastal region of Georgia.

Heather Cummings . GIS Analyst
hcummings@crc.ga.gov  (912)-437-0873
Bachelor of Science in Ecology, Northern Michigan University
1 year of Geospatial experience.