Staff

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Shannon Helm
Communications & External Relations Manager

Shannon Helm is the Communications & External Relations Manager for the Center. She oversees and administers public outreach and communications activities across the Center’s main program areas.  She also manages media and public relations efforts, participation in national and local events, the Center’s Industry Advisory Council, fundraising, and partner/relationship outreach and collaboration.   Before joining the Center in 2010, she worked for ABB Inc., as the Marketing Communications Manager for the Power Products and Power Systems division. She has a background in energy-related communications and community affairs, and has 15+ years of experience in the marketing communications field. Shannon holds a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication and a minor in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Master of Science in Communication from N.C. State University. She also holds a Certificate in Non-Profit Management from Duke University.  Industry involvement: Wake County Energy Advisory Commission; Society of Women in Environmental Professions (SWEP), Communications Chair; N.C. Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA). Community involvement: Leadership Triangle Goodmon Fellow Alumni.  Phone: 919-515-0353 Email: shannon_helm@ncsu.edu

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JoAnn Henry
Workforce Development Program Assistant

JoAnn Henry joined the Center in 2009 serving as Workforce Development Program Assistant. Her work involves assisting with coordinating and organizing all workshops for the Renewable Energy Technologies and Green Building Diploma Series. Before coming to the Center she worked for Client Relations assisting with different areas of event planning for the McKimmon Center at N.C. State. Phone: 919-513-4790 Email: jehenry@ncsu.edu