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The Economic Development Board membership includes the following appointees:

Ex-officio Members

Sharon Decker  Secretary of Commerce
Lyons Gray Secretary of Revenue
Susan Kluttz Secretary of Department of Cultural Resources
June Atkinson Superintendent of Public Instruction
Tom Ross  President, University of North Carolina
Scott Ralls  President, Community College System
Elaine Marshall  Secretary of State          
Dan J. Forest Lieutenant Governor

Four Members of the Senate

Appointed by the President Pro Tempore

Senator Tamara Barringer
Senator Harry Brown
Senator Ben Clark
Senator Bill Rabon

Four Members of the House

Appointed by the Speaker

Representative Jeff Collins
Representative Craig Horn
Representative Tom Murry
Representative Paul Stam

Twenty-three Members, Appointed by the Governor 

Sheila Pierce, Jacksonville
Non-Profit Economic Development Organization Representative             

Pat Corso, Pinehurst
County Economic Development Representative

John Kane Sr., Raleigh
County Economic Development Representative

20 At-Large Appointments

Madhu Beriwal, Durham
Jack Cecil, Asheville
Charles Creighton, Edenton
Bill Graham, Salisbury
Terry Hutchens, Fayetteville
Kelly King, Winston-Salem
Vimal Kolappa, Chocowinity
John Lassiter, Charlotte (Board Chair)
Tom Looney, Morrisville
Melanie McNamara, High Point
Eric Pike, Lewisville
Glenn Sherill, Charlotte
Bill Shumaker, Mooresville
Bob Singer, Greensboro
Thomas Skains, Charlotte
Fred Smith, Clayton
Harry Smith Jr., Greenville
Chuck Swoboda, Durham
Jeff Turner, Pink Hill
Jim Whitehurst, Raleigh (Vice Chair)

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