Who We Are


June Blotnick, M.Ed

Executive Director

Gerald Babao

Director of Operations



Kelly Picarsic

Membership Manager

Andrew Whelan

Marketing Communications Manager

Daniel Parkhurst

Policy Manager

Rachel McIntosh-Kastrinsky, MSPH

Medical Advocates for Healthy Air Program Manager

Calvin Cupini

Citizen Science Program Manager

Mary Stauble, M.Ed

Clean Air for Kids Program Co-Manager

Pamela Grundy

Clean Air for Kids Program Co-Manager

Board of Directors

We are actively recruiting additional board members who can contribute unique skills and backgrounds to Clean Air Carolina. For more information about joining our board, please contact [email protected].


Don Addu, Chair

Southeast Director
Citizens Climate Lobby

Kwame Alexander, Vice Chair

Project Manager
R.J. Leeper Construction Company

Stephen Allinger

Environmental Attorney
Carolina Legal

Bob Brownlee, MD

Physician, Internal Medicine
Tryon Medical Partners

Donnetta Collier

Project Manager
Self-Help Credit Union

Ericka Ellis-Stewart

Education & Advocacy Program Coordinator
Mental Health Association of Central Carolinas

Eric Hall

Research Scientist
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Brian Magi

Earth Sciences Professor
UNC Charlotte

Joy Marshall, Secretary

Sr. Manager

DeAndrea Newman Salvador

Executive Director
Renewable Energy Transition Initiative

Lorraine Piephoff, Treasurer

Certified Public Accountant

Allison Shockley

ODell Associates

Deb Watt

Chief Human Resources Officer
Foundation for the Carolinas

Board Advisors

Nancy Bryant

Founding Director
Clean Air Carolina

Betty Chafin Rash

Independent Public Policy Professional
Former Charlotte Mayor Pro tem

Lawrence Raymond, MD, ScM

Director, Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Atrium Health

Lisa Renstrom

Campaign Co-founder


Arts & Science Council
Asthma Alliance of North Carolina
Belmont Middle School, Gaston County
Blumenthal Foundation
Capital Area Friends of Transit
Carolina Raptor Center
Carolinas HealthCare Levine Children’s Hospital
Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation-Clean Air Clean Water Alliance
Central Piedmont Community College
Charlotte AHEC (Area Health Education Center)
Charlotte Regional Environmental Network
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
City of Charlotte
Davidson College
Dogwood Alliance
Duke Medical Center
Duke University Environmental Scholars Program
Duke University Climate Coalition
Duke University Stanback Internship Program
East Carolina University
ERG Associates
Fred and Alice Stanback
Great Outdoor Provision
Grubb Properties
Historic Washington Heights Community Association
Justice Action Mobilization Network
Leadership Charlotte
MAHEC (Mountain Area Health Education Center)
McDowell Park Nature Center
Mecklenburg County Air Quality
Mecklenburg County Air Quality Commission
Mecklenburg County Health Department
Mecklenburg County Medical Society

Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation
Moms Clean Air Force
Mothers and Others for Clean Air
NC Air Awareness Program
NC Conservation Network
NC Interfaith Power and Light
NC Justice Center
NC Public Health Association
NC State University Center for Human Health and the Environment
NC State University Clean Energy Technology Center
Northwood Estates Neighborhood Association
Novant Health
Oaklawn Park Community Improvement Association
One Percent for the Planet
Renewable Energy Design Group
RePower Our Schools
Rodgers Leeper
Rogers-Eubanks Neighborhood Association, Chapel Hill
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
Southern Environmental Law Center
Sustain Charlotte-Transportation Choices Alliance
Triangle Clean Cities Coalition
Trinity Episcopal School
UNC Institute for the Environment Healthy Homes Task Force
UNC Chapel Hill Appel Internship Program
UNC Health Care System, Preventative Care Residents
US Environmental Protection Agency
Vannoy Construction
Wilson Heights Neighborhood Association
Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation