E. Jay Norris, president, Duke Energy Corporation

Stephanie Gay, vice president, Aegis Administrative Services, Inc.

Don Carter, treasurer, Columbia Forest Products

Robert Kaylor, lobbyist

Bruce Hamilton, legal advisor, Teague Campbell Dennis & Gorham, LLP

Melinda Daniel, Carolinas HealthCare System

Kathy Goforth, Tyson

Nina Greene, Century Furniture

Latanya Scott, Key Risk Management Services, Inc.

Jonathan Yuhas, The Roberts Company.