Eastern Region Advisory Committee
The following community leaders donate their time and expertise to shape the growth of life science in the Eastern Region of North Carolina.
Chair: H. L. (Steve) Stephenson, III, Attorney, Ward & Smith, P. A.
Immediate Past Chair: David Peele, Ph.D., President, Avoca, Inc
Bill Bullock, Senior Vice President, Statewide Operations and Economic Development, North Carolina Biotechnology Center
Joe Cascone, Vice President, Operations, Mayne Pharma USA
John D. Chaffee, President and CEO, NCEast Alliance
Rod Gurganus, Beaufort County Extension Director, North Carolina State University
Flint Harding, Director, Business Development, Avoca, Inc.
Phillip Hodges (Phil), Manager, Nano Ventures, LLC
Mark Phillips, Executive Director, Eastern Office, Vice President Statewide Operations, North Carolina Biotechnology Center
Carl Rees, Senior Economic Developer, ElectriCities of North Carolina
Mike Renn, Pharmaceutical Consultant, Pitt Community College
Vann Rogerson, Senior Vice President, NCEast Alliance
Edmund (Ed) Stellwag, Ph.D., Director, Genomics Core Facility and Associate Professor, Department of Biology, East Carolina University
Christy Weeks, Director of Biotechnology, Pitt Community College