Named To County Bay Plan Post
...Scott Rae has been named Gloucester County's environmental programs administrator.He
succeeds Dianna Wilkinson, who has taken a job with the Virginia Department of Transportation's Wetlands Division in Richmond.Rae
, 33, is no newcomer to Gloucester.Most recently, he served as district manager and conservation specialist for Tidewater Soil and Water Conservation District.
Where that job served clients in the counties of Gloucester, Mathews and Middlesex, Rae
new post finds him at work only in Gloucester.Ron Peaks, director of codes compliance, said Rae administers the Chesapeake Bay Protection Ordinance for the county.
conducts case review of that go before the county's Wetlands Board, Peaks said, as well as reviews for Chesapeake Bay encroachment cases that will go to public hearing under new regulations that go into effect with the new year.
Kevin Landry of Gloucester, environmental inspector, assists Rae
worked 5½ years at Tidewater S&WCD.Before becoming district manager in the summer of 2002, he had worked for that agency as ag/water quality specialist.Before working there, Rae worked at Corbin Hall Farm in Middlesex County and also at a Middlesex farm owned by relatives.
Born in New Orleans, Rae
traveled often as his
father was in the U.S. Army
.He earned a bachelor's degree in biology at Christopher Newport University. He
resides at Waterview in Middlesex County with his
wife Sarah is a homemaker.