Board of Directors & CIAS Members

CIAS is governed by a Board of Directors operating under a set of Bylaws.

The Members of the Board are listed below. Please click on a name to see his or her biographical information.

CIAS Members of the Board and Advisory Board Members

Mica Nguyen Worthy, Cranfill Sumner LLP, Chair

Chase Saunders, Superior Court Judge, Ret’d, SaundersLaw PLLC, Chair Emeritus

James (Jim) Gronquist, Former Assistant Public Defender MCPD, Vice Chair

Jack Wright, Cranfill Sumner LLP, Secretary

Kaumil Shah, Frazier Deeter, Treasurer

Melanie Huffines, Cranfill Sumner LLP, Social Media Chair

Madison Boyer, Wake Forest Law School, Membership Chair

Savannah Putnam, Campbell Law School, Publications Chair

Norma Abbene, ASG Consulting

Ana Barros, Wake Forest Law

Demian Betz, Wells Fargo Advisors

Christopher Campbell, International Arbitration Specialist

Carolyn Carlburg, AAA/ICDR Arbitrator

Jim D. Cooley, Miles Mediation & Arbitration

Eric Cottrell, Parker Poe

Steven Dunn, Miles Mediation & Arbitration

Alan S. Gordon, Alan Gordon Immigration Law

Deborah Hylton, Arbitrator/Mediator, Hylton ADR Services

John Floyd, Moore & Van Allen

Ryan Grover, K&L Gates

Reinhard von Hennigs, Bridgehouse Law

Julius “Sam” Hines, Hines & Gilsenan Law

Howard King, Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

Kurt E. Lindquist, Cozen O’Connor

Susan Luck, Pfeiffer Professor of Business Communications

Daniel McClurg, K&L Gates

Nicole Murphy, ForrestFirm

Nancy Norelli, Miles Mediation & Arbitration

Apoorva Patel, WilmerHale

Daniel Piar, Arbitrator, Piar Liccione

Marla Tun Reschly, K&L Gates

David S. Robinson, Nexsen Pruet

Andrea Carska-Sheppard, Workplace Options LLC

Sterling Spainhour, Miles Mediation & Arbitration