| The NESCent Oversight Committee provides independent evaluation of the performance of the Director and Associate Directors, and oversight of the Center’s strategic and financial planning. The Committee also acts as a conduit for communication between the Center and the partner institutions.
||Dr. Chris Brown - (Vice President, Research and Graduate Education, UNC General Administration)
Dr. Robert Calderbank -(Dean of Natural Sciences, Duke University)
Liana Fryer – (Director of Planning, NCSU)
Dr. Vicki Funk –( Senior Research Botanist and Curator, Smithsonian)
Dr. Rick Ree – (Botany Curator, Field Museum of Natural History)
Dr. Jim Siedow - (Vice Provost for Research, Duke University)
Dr. Carol Tresolini - (Associate Provost for Academic Initiatives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)