Katie Cullipher, Principal Environmental Education

Mrs. Cullipher joined the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission in January 2011. Prior to that, she worked for the city of Virginia Beach where she concentrated on spreading the word about the value of tap water, wise water use and healthy drains. Katie has lived and worked in Chesapeake, Norfolk and Virginia Beach. As a Hampton Roads native, she’s excited to now be working on a regional level to help improve the community she has always considered home.

Rebekah Eastep, Senior Environmental Education Planner

Ms. Eastep joined the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission staff in July 2013.  Having lived or worked in Poquoson, Newport News, Hampton, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Suffolk, she is truly a member of the greater Hampton Roads community.  Rebekah has an educational background in environmental policy with a particular interest in water resources management.  She has previously worked with small towns in eastern North Carolina to advocate economic development through investment in local assets such as arts, entrepreneurs and natural resources.   Rebekah is excited that as part of the team she will be able to educate the public about the value of our region’s natural resources and the simple things we can all do to protect them.