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The Carter Center Appoints Atlanta Leaders to Board of Councilors

Contact: Paige Rohe, 404-420-3824

ATLANTA....The Carter Center, a not-for-profit organization advancing peace and health worldwide, recently appointed 26 new members to the Board of Councilors, bringing its total membership to 184.

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, Mrs. Rosalynn Carter, and staff give updates on Center activities to board members throughout the year.

"The Board of Councilors features some of Atlanta's most dynamic business leaders," President Carter said. "When we founded The Carter Center, Rosalynn and I envisioned a Board of Councilors that would help to create an intimate link between the Center, the city of Atlanta, and the state of Georgia. These new members will continue to promote the work of the Center in their communities."

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, Charles M. Brewer, principal, Las Catalinas Holding Company.

Following is a list of the new members:

Miles Alexander, Co-Chairman, Kilpatrick Stockton

James F. Barksdale, President, Equity Investment Corporation

Kelly Barrett, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Program Management, The Home Depot

Joshua and Sarah Carter

Richard A. Denny Jr., Retired Partner, King & Spalding

Steven S. Dunlevie, Partner, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice

M. Michael Egan, Senior Partner, Owen, Gleaton, Egan, Jones & Sweeney

Michael Fahey, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Ernest L. Greer, Co-Managing Shareholder, Atlanta, Greenberg Traurig

Henna Inam, President, Americas Region, Ciba Vision Corporation

Jack Izard, Retired Partner, King & Spalding

Tasia Katapodis, North Atlanta Regional President, Branch Banking & Trust

Bert Lance, Principal, Kris Company

Dennis P. Lockhart, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

James R. Margard, Principal, Rainier Investment Management

John H. Mobley II, Senior Partner, Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan

Mary S. Moore, Founder, Cook's Warehouse

Edward R. Muller, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mirant Corporation

Bernie Mullin, Principal, Aspire Group

Daniel E. O'Neill, President, O'Neill Management Consulting

Egbert L. J. Perry, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Integral Group

Shi Shailendra, Chief Executive Officer, Shailendra Group

Suzanne Sitherwood, President, Atlanta Gas Light Company

Ron Terwilliger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Trammell Crow Residential

Detlev von Platen, President and Chief Executive Officer, Porsche Cars North America


The Carter Center was founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University, to advance peace and health worldwide. A not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization, the Center has helped to improve life for people in more than 70 countries by resolving conflicts; advancing democracy, human rights, and economic opportunity; preventing diseases; improving mental health care; and teaching farmers to increase crop production. Please to learn more about The Carter Center.

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