Secretary, Department of Commerce
State of North Carolina
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Michael R. Van Scott, Ph.D.
Chief Research Officer, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor
Division of Research and Graduate Studies
East Carolina University
Bhaskar R. Venepalli, Ph.D., MBA, FRSC
President and Chief Executive Officer
Robert G. Wilhelm, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor, Research & Economic Development
Executive Director, Charlotte Research Institute
Professor, Mechanical Engineering & Engineering Science,
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Benjamin R. Yerxa, Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer
Counsel and Assistant Secretary
Parker, Poe, Adams and Bernstein L.L.P.