Board & Volunteers

About our Board & Volunteers

Chapter Officers are elected annually to the Board at the November and December chapter meetings to serve January through December of the following calendar year. A call for nominations and a slate of candidates will be provided by the Board to the membership for elections.

In addition, members are encouraged to chair or serve on Standing/Adhoc Committees:

  • Chapter Membership
  • AEE Scholarship
  • Bill Gilbert Memorial Scholarship
  • Website
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Historian
  • Student Chapter Startup
  • Outreach & Service Projects

If you are interested in serving as an officer, committee chair or on a committee, please contact us (via the link above) or by emailing any officer listed below. We welcome your participation and your ideas!

2020 Board Members


Dale Cranford, PE, CEM
Energy Engineer, Piedmont Service Group

Vice President

Phil Korest, CEM
Sales Engineer/System Expert Energy, Cylon Retail Solutions


Kathleen Stahl, PE, CEM
Energy Manager, Meredith College


Ralph Taylor, PE, CEM
Building Systems Engineer, NC State Construction Office


2018 Committee Chairs

Scholarship Committee Chair

Walter Bright, PE, PEM
Mechanical Engineer, Dewberry


2018 Volunteers

Website Assistant

Walter Bright, PE, PEM
Mechanical Engineer, Dewberry