Science, Technology, and Innovation

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
North Carolina Board of Science, Technology and Innovation
Department 
Commerce
Governor Appointments 
22
Total Board Positions 
25
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 143B-472.81
Ethics 
Yes
Term Length 
4 Years
Purpose 
To advise and make recommendations to the Governor, the General Assembly, the Sec. of Commence and any North Carolina non profit corporation with which the Dept. of commerce contracts pursuant to G.S.143B-431A on the role of science, technology and innovation in the economic growth and development of NC.

Current Members


Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Requirements 
Michael R. Cunningham 11/15/2017 Ex OfficioGovernor or Governor`s designee
Jeffrey Kaplan 11/25/20196/30/2021LimitedRep. Of Private Industry
Scott D. Dorney 2/1/20216/30/2021LimitedRep. Of Private Industry
Vacant9/20/2016 Pleasure of The GovernorNC State rep. nominated by UNC President
Frank L. Johnson 10/26/20206/30/2021LimitedAt-Large
Jason W. Botts 11/17/20166/30/2023LimitedAt-Large
Michael D. Quillen 11/15/20196/30/2023LimitedAt-Large
George B. Abercrombie 11/22/20196/30/2021LimitedRep. of Private Industry
Katrinka McCallum 1/28/20216/30/2023LimitedAt-Large
Patricia Brown 11/15/20196/30/2021LimitedRep. of Private Industry
Margaret N. Rosenfeld 8/25/20206/30/2023LimitedAt-Large
Catherine W. Horne 10/16/20176/30/2023LimitedAt-Large
Richard C. Webb 6/6/20186/30/2023LimitedAt-Large
Algie C. Gatewood 8/11/201512/31/2020LimitedRep. of the NC Community College System
Claudia Isabel Walker 11/15/201912/31/2024LimitedRep. K-12 public education
William F. Walker 1/27/2021 Pleasure of The GovernorRep. of Duke University nominated by Duke President
Richard Tankersley 1/21/20206/30/2023Pleasure of The GovernorComponent of UNC System nominated by UNC President (other than UNC-CH or NCSU)
Judith A. Cone 11/28/2016 Pleasure of The GovernorUNC-Chapel Hill rep. nominated by UNC President
Kimberly M. Bankston 10/16/20176/30/2021LimitedRep. Of Private Industry
Olga Pierrakos 10/16/2017 Pleasure of The GovernorPrivate college or university rep. nominated by Assoc. of Independent Colleges (school other than Duke)
Tonya Smith-Jackson 1/21/20206/30/2023Pleasure of The GovernorHBCU Component of UNC System nominated by UNC President
Glenn William Brown Jr. 11/26/20196/30/2021LimitedRep. of private industry


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