About the Board

These members represent the following stakeholders: North Carolina Department of Transportation, Facility Contract Locator, the Notification Center, Electric Public Utility, Telecommunications Industry, Natural Gas Utility, Hazardous Liquid Transmission Pipeline Company, League of Municipalities, Contractor Licensed under G.S. 87-10(b)(2) who does not own or operate facilities, Public Utilities Contractor licensed under G.S. 87-10(b)(3) who does not own or operate facilities, Surveyor licensed under Chapter 89C of the General Statutes, Rural Water System, Investor-Owned Water System, Electric Membership Corporation and Cable Company.

The purpose of the UDPRB is to review complaints of alleged violations of Article 8A.





  • Jonathan Holt, MemberJonathan HoltVice ChairRepresentative from a Cable Company Term ends January 1, 2026


  • Lisa D. Smith-Perri, TreasurerLisa D. Smith-PerriTreasurer Representative from a Rural Water System Term ends January 1, 2027


  • Ann Rushing, MemberAnn RushingCommunications Co-ChairRepresentative from the Notification Center Term ends January 1, 2026Linkedin


  • Amy Barron, MemberAmy BarronCommunications Co-ChairSurveyor licensed under Chapter 89C of the General Statutes Term ends January 1, 2026Linkedin




  • Keith Holden, MemberKeith HoldenMember Representative from the telecommunications industry Term ends January 1, 2026


  • Rufus Stanley Jackson, MemberRufus Stanley JacksonMemberRepresentative from an Electric Public Utility Term ends January 1, 2024


  • William Wheeler, MemberWilliam WheelerMember Representative recommended by the League of Municipalities Term ends January 1, 2027


  • Benjamin Lanier, MemberBenjamin LanierMember Highway Contractor licensed under G.S. 87-10 (b)(2) who does not own or operate facilities Term ends January 1, 2024Linkedin


  • Frederick Myles Young Jr., MemberFrederick Myles Young Jr.Member Public Utilities Contractor licensed under G.S. 87-10(b)(3) who does not own or operate facilities Term ends January 1, 2024


  • Tony Konsul, MemberTony KonsulMember Representative from an Investor-Owned Water System Term ends January 1, 2024




  • Larry Sanders, MemberLarry SandersMemberRepresentative from NC Dept of Transportation Term ends January 1, 2026


  • Daniel Robinett, MemberDaniel RobinettMember Representative from a facility contract locator Term ends January 1, 2027


  • Jacob Joplin, MemberJacob JoplinMember Representative from an electric membership corporation Term ends January 1, 2027