Advisory Council

Our Advisory Council comprises a strategic mix of industry professionals and experts from cleantech companies and support organizations who offer both expertise and networks to advise and implement our strategic plan. 


 

Chair:

Gary Rackliffe

Vice President, Smart Grids North America, ABB Inc.

 

Members:

Suellen Aldina

Director of Engagement and Administration, Duke University Energy Initiative

 

Jeff Barghout

Prinicipal Advisor and CEO, ‎Nexus EMC

 

Stephen Barrington

Director of Business Services, Capital Area Workforce Development Board

 

Steve Carter

Director of Sales, Hoffman Building Technologies 

 

Keith Dickerson

Manager, Smart Infrastructure, Schneider Electric

 

Alyssa Farrell

Product Marketing Manager, SAS

 

Michael Haley 

Director Of Business Recruitment And Expansion, Wake County Economic Development

 

Bobbi Harris

CEO, Smart Water, Smart City

 

Greg Gangi

Associate Director for Education, UNC Institute for the Environment

 

Alicia Johnson

Leadership Associate, Government Relations, Piedmont Natural Gas

 

General Nick Justice, U.S. Army (Retired)

Executive Director, PowerAmerica Institute

 

Steve Kalland

Executive Director, N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center

 

Matthew Klein

President of North Carolina & Tennessee, Utilities, Inc.

 

Sara Lawrence

Senior Economic Development Analyst, RTI International

 

John Nelms

Economic Development Manager, Duke Energy

 

Renee Peet

Director, Global Brand and Corporate Marketing Communications, Sensus

 

Ken Pierrehumbert

Global Alliance Manager, Schneider Electric

 

Ewan Pritchard

Associate Director, FREEDM Systems Center and Advanced Transportation Energy Center

 

Vikram Rao

Director, Research Triangle Energy Consortium

 

Ben Snowden

Air Quality, Environment, and Clean Energy Lawyer, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

 

Tim Watkins

Deputy Director of the National Exposure Research Laboratory, United States Environmental Protection Agency

 

Kelly Witter 

Director of STEM & Enviormental Outreach EPA-RTP, United States Environmental Protection Agency 

 

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