Director of Environmental Affairs
Elizabeth Applegate Dieck is director of DHECís Environmental Affairs. Elizabeth holds a bachelorís degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law.
Although Elizabeth most recently joined the staff of DHEC in March 2012, the Charleston native initially came to DHEC in 2007 to serve as chief counsel for DHECís Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. In that position, she was responsible for handling litigation involving coastal permitting. In addition, Elizabeth counseled program staff in environmental permitting and enforcement matters.
Prior to her work with DHEC, Elizabeth worked for Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd. Her practice focused on litigation of premises liability and personal injury arising from premises, property and toxic exposures.