NCPLA Leadership

As a professional association, NCPLA provides its members with updated resources, leadership opportunities and networking opportunities with fellow peers and legislators in North Carolina.

Officers

PRESIDENT

PRESIDENT

Maeve Gardner

GlaxoSmithKline

VICE PRESIDENT

VICE PRESIDENT

John Hardin

Manning Fulton & Skinner, P.A.

SECRETARY / TREASURER

SECRETARY / TREASURER

Whitney Christensen

Ward and Smith, P.A.

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

David McGowan

American Petroleum Institute

Board of Directors

Mia Bailey

Mia Bailey

Charter Communications

Term Expires 9/30/23

Sarah Bales

Sarah Bales

Brubaker & Associates

Term Expires 9/30/23

Thomas Bugbee

Thomas Bugbee

NC Outdoor Advertising Association

Term Expires 9/30/24

Whitney Christensen

Whitney Christensen

Ward & Smith

Term Expires 9/30/24

Kim Crouch

Kim Crouch

NC Advocates for Justice

Term Expires 9/30/23

David Ferrell

David Ferrell

Nexsen Pruett, LLC

Term Expires 9/30/24

Amy Fullbright

Amy Fullbright

BrightWay Strategies

Term Expires 9/30/23

Maeve Gardner

Maeve Gardner

GlaxoSmithKline

Term Expires 9/30/24

John Hardin

John Hardin

Manning Fulton

Term Expires 9/30/24

Lori Ann Harris

Lori Ann Harris

L. A. Harris & Associates, Inc.

Term Expires 9/30/23

Cameron Henley

Cameron Henley

Moore & Van Allen, PLLC

Term Expires 9/30/24

Doug Heron

Doug Heron

Duke University

Term Expires 9/30/23

Kevin Howell

Kevin Howell

The University of North Carolina

Term Expires 9/30/23

Amy McConkey

Amy McConkey

NC Beverage Association

Term Expires 9/30/23

David McGowan

David McGowan

NC Petroleum Council

Term Expires 9/30/24

Alex Miller

Alex Miller

Alex Miller Government Affairs

Term Expires 9/30/24

Ryan Minto

Ryan Minto

Duke Energy

Term Expires 9/30/23

Ashley Perkinson

Ashley Perkinson

Perkinson Law Firm, P.A.

Term Expires 9/30/23

Elizabeth Robinson

Elizabeth Robinson

NC Retail Merchants Association

Term Expires 9/30/23

Carlos Sanchez

Carlos Sanchez

AT&T

Term Expires 9/30/24

Sarah Sonnenberg

Sarah Sonnenberg

Williams Mullen

Term Expires 9/30/23

George Teague

George Teague

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP

Term Expires 9/30/23

Johnny Tillett

Johnny Tillett

McGuireWoods Consulting, LLC

Term Expires 9/30/24

 

Committees

Education Committee

Whitney Christensen, Chair

Events Committee

Jake Cashion, Chair

Legislative Committee

John Policastro, Chair

Community Service

David McGowan, Chair

Standards & Conduct Committee

George Teague, Chair

Young Lobbyists Committee

Thomas Bugbee, Chair

 

NCPLA Staff

Stephen Aber

Executive Director

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Past Presidents

2020-2021 – David McGowan

2018-2020 – Kim Crouch

2016-2018 – Elizabeth Robinson

2014-2016 – Doug Heron

2012-2014 – Estherine Davis

2010-2012 – Amy Fullbright

2008-2010 – John Policastro

2006-2008 – Susan Valauri

2004-2006 – Christie Barbee

2002-2004 – Bill Scoggin

1998-2002 – Tom Morrow

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