This directory provides contact information for the people, agencies and organizations that are involved in research, education, leasing, growing, restoration and management of oysters in North Carolina.

Shannon Jenkins

Shannon Jenkins
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries, Shellfish Sanitation Section
252.726.6827 ext.8148

Mr. Jenkins has worked in the environmental health field with the Carteret County Health Department and in private industry. He has worked with Shellfish Sanitation for the last 12 years where he managed the Shellfish Growing Areas Program, tracking water quality in shellfish growing areas.  In the interest of protecting human health the Shellfish Sanitation Section classifies coastal waters as to its suitability for shellfish harvesting. He has also managed the Inspections Program, which is responsible for the permitting and inspection of shellfish and crustacea processors State-wide. He currently serves as the Section Chief for the Shellfish Sanitation and Recreational Water Quality Section.


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