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Democracy NC is fortunate to have a highly qualified and deeply committed Board of Directors.

Democracy NC relies on state and local community leaders for guidance and support of our mission. And we have made a conscious effort to build a diverse Board of Directors that reflects the demographic and geographic richness of North Carolina.

  • Randy Lucas (Chair)

    Principal, Lucas Tax + Energy Consulting
    Charlotte, NC

  • Janet Colm 

    Former CEO, Planned Parenthood of Central NC
    Durham, NC

  • Meredith Emmett

    Lead Consultant, Third Space Studio
    Durham, NC

  • Ivanna Gonzalez

    Project Coordinator, Blueprint NC
    Raleigh, NC

  • Jim Overton

    Executive Staff, Self Help Credit Union
    Durham, NC

  • Ivan Parra

    Executive Director, North Carolina Latino Coalition
    Co-Founder of Durham CAN
    Durham, NC

  • Jarrette Pittman

    Assistant District Attorney
    Greenville, NC

  • Diane Robertson

    Nonprofit Development Director
    Carrboro, NC

  • Louisa Warren

    Senior Policy Advisor, Center of Budget and Policy Priorities
    Durham, NC

  • Irving Joyner

    Lawyer & Professor at North Carolina Central University
    Cary, NC

  • Greg Walker-Wilson

    Principal, Walker Wilson Non-Profit Consulting
    Asheville, NC

  • Sandy Welton

    Former Executive of Morehead Associates & Founder of Welton Community Fund
    Charlotte, NC