Board of Directors

CE3’s Board of Advisors is a diverse group of experts that include in-house counsel, private sector attorneys, public policy experts, former government officials, scholars, and students.

  • Gardner Altman – Private Practice
  • Philip Blumenthal – Director, Blumenthal Foundation
  • Laurence Cobb – private practice, Nexsen Pruet, Raleigh
  • Ambassador C. Boyden Gray – C. Boyden Gray and Associates
  • Latham Grimes – Principal, Cooperative Solar LLP
  • Donald Hornstein – Aubrey L. Brooks Professor of Law, UNC School of Law
  • James Y. (Jim) Kerr II – Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Southern Company
  • Kate Konschnik – Lecturer in Law and Director, Harvard Law School Environmental Policy Initiative
  • Brian Murray – Duke University’s Nicholas Institute and Energy Initiative
  • John M. O’Sullivan – Kellogg Foundation Endowed Chair, Sustainable Agriculture (NCA&TSU, retired 2014)    
  • Erin Grubbs – Current Student President of ELP, UNC School of Law
  • Jo Anne Sanford – Sanford Law Offices, PLLC
  • Maria Savasta-Kennedy – Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Externship Program, UNC School of Law
  • Theodore M. Shaw – Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights, UNC School of Law
  • Daniel Simon – Private Practice, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, LLP (Washington, D.C.)
  • Katherine D. Skinner – NC Nature Conservancy
  • Lawrence B. “Bo” Somers – Deputy Counsel, Duke Energy
  • Tom Taft – Private Practice, Taft Family Offices
  • Susannah Tuttle – NC Interfaith Power & Light
  • Andy Yates – Associate Professor, UNC Department of Economics