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Carter Center Appoints New Members to Board of Councilors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Deanna.Congileo@cartercenter.org

ATLANTA ― The Carter Center, a not-for-profit organization advancing peace and health worldwide, has appointed 20 new members to its Board of Councilors, bringing total membership to 225.

The Board of Councilors is a leadership advisory group that promotes understanding of The Carter Center and its activities among opinion leaders and the broader community. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, and staff members give updates about the Center’s activities to board members throughout the year.

“Our Board of Councilors creates an intimate link between The Carter Center, the city of Atlanta, and the state of Georgia by helping us to promote the work and mission of the Center in their communities,” President Carter said. 

Since its founding in 1987, the Board of Councilors has been led by some of Atlanta's most distinguished civic leaders, including its current chair, Shyam K. Reddy, chief administrative officer, senior vice president, corporate development, BlueLinx Corp.

The most recent meeting of the Board of Councilors can be viewed here.

Following are the new councilors:

  • Justin Berman, founder & CEO, Berman Capital Advisors
  • Kevin M. Collins, president, Invesco Mortgage Capital
  • Colin Connolly, president and chief executive officer, Cousins Properties
  • David B. Crawford, president, Crawford Investment Counsel
  • David D. Cummings, founder, Atlanta Tech Village
  • Emma Foulkes, managing partner, Greenwood Wealth Management
  • Kevin Gooch, partner, DLA Piper
  • Shawntel Hebert, partner, Taylor English Duma
  • Terri Jondahl, chairman & CEO, CAB Incorporated
  • Subodh Karnik, chairman & CEO, ManaAir and ExpressJet Airlines
  • Dave Lentz, chief operating officer, Fisher & Phillips
  • Roderick M. McLean, vice president and general manager, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
  • Ryan Millsap, CEO, Blackhall Studios
  • George Mori, president and co-founder, SolAmerica Energy
  • Hon. Samuel S. Olens, counsel, Dentons US
  • Jerrold G. Rose, president, Technology Consulting Associates
  • Thomas R. Saylor, Principal, Rolyas LLC
  • Karen Jones Squires (pending PC OK)
  • Hon. Stephanie Stuckey, president and CEO, Stuckey's
  • Justin Sullivan, senior vice president, PNC Financial Services Group (pending PC OK)

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"Waging Peace. Fighting Disease. Building Hope."
A not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization, The Carter Center has helped to improve life for people in over 80 countries by resolving conflicts; advancing democracy, human rights, and economic opportunity; preventing diseases; and improving mental health care. The Carter Center was founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, in partnership with Emory University, to advance peace and health worldwide.

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