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Lucia Constantine
Ruth Dahl
Bobby Funk
Hallee Haygood
Karla Jimenez-Magdaleno
Aubrey Klein
Mary McCall Leland
Andreina Malki
Catherine Miller
Erin O'Quinn
Phillippa Owens
Juhi Patel
Hannah White



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Review Board

Jeanne Bonds, Professor of the Practice, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
Ashley Brown, Director of Research Services, Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise
Jack Cassidy, Communications Associate, NC League of Municipalities
Carolyn Fryberger, Assistant Director of Economic Development, NCGrowth
Misty Herget, Vice President of Programs & Strategic Partnerships, NC Rural Center
Nichola Lowe, Associate Professor, UNC Department of City and Regional Planning
Jonathan Morgan, Associate Professor of Public Administration and Government, UNC School of Government
Timothy Webster, Policy Analyst, Hometown Strong