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Commissioner Mitchell

Charlotte Mitchell,

Commissioner Charlotte Mitchell was appointed to the North Carolina Utilities Commission by Governor Roy Cooper for a term that commenced on July 1, 2017 and ends on June 30, 2023. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Mitchell moved to North Carolina to study at UNC-Chapel Hill as a Morehead Scholar. She earned a BA in Anthropology and Romance Languages at UNC-Chapel Hill, where she also lettered in Women’s Soccer. She earned a Juris Doctor from UNC-Chapel Hill, serving as Publication Editor for the North Carolina Law Review, as well as a Master of Environmental Economics and Policy from Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment.

Prior to joining the Commission, Mitchell engaged in the private practice of law, focusing on energy, environmental and land use regulatory matters. She is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association and she is a former member of both the NC Mining and Energy Commission and NC Sedimentation and Control Commission. She active in civic and community affairs, having recently served on the Board of Directors of the Women’s Center of Wake County and as a Wake County Guardian ad Litem. She resides in Raleigh, North Carolina

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