Lakes and Watershed Board

Code of Ordinances

Article IV – Boards, Committees and Commissions

Chapter A-General Administration

Section 7.3 Lakes and Watershed Board

Section 7.3.1 Membership. The Board shall consist of nine (9) members who shall reside within the Village. All members shall be appointed by the Village Council. The Board includes eight (8) Board members who reside in the vicinity of, and will represent one of, the eight (8) primary Village lakes, and one (1) member at large

All members are appointed for a three (3) year term.  

Powers and Duties 
Section 7.3.2. Powers and Duties of Lakes and Watershed Board. The operation and control of the lakes are under the general authority of the Village Council of the Village of Whispering Pines. The Lakes and Watershed Board shall be responsible to inform the Village Manager of any conditions which may require emergency action by the Village Council including the closing of any or all of the lakes. The Board shall recommend ordinances, plans and rules required for the operation, control and maintenance of the lakes and access areas consistent with the provisions of this ordinance and subject to the approval of the Village Council. 


The Lakes and Watershed Board meets at 6:30 pm the last Monday of January, April, July and October at the Village Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

Mike Oriet 
Shadow Lake Representative
Term expires March 2023
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Mark Nelson, Chairman 
Thagard Lake Representative
Term expires February 2022
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Hal Dugenske
Whisper Lake Representative 
Term expires June 2022
910-949- 3047
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Bryant Mlynczak
Blue Lake Representative
Term expires November 2021
[email protected] 
John McAninch
Pine Lake Representative 
Tem expires September 2022
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Chris McEntire 
Fly Rod Lake Representative 
Term expires November 2023
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Mickey Terzigni                                                     Joshua Reidenbaker
Spring Valley Lake Representative                       Member at Large
Term expires October 2023                                  Term Expires March 2023

910-949-3539                                                       910-688-7278
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Robert Marshalek
Cardinal Lake Representative
Term expires April 2023
[email protected] 

To apply for the volunteer committee positions:

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Or fill out the  Volunteer Application Form  and send it to:

Linda Christopher 
Village off Whispering Pines 
0 Pine Ridge Drive
Whispering Pines, NC 28327 

Or email Linda

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