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E. Allen James

Ex-Officio Director | Retired from RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment)

Cary, NC


Allen served as president of RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) in Washington, DC. RISE is the national trade association representing manufacturers, formulators, distributors and other industry leaders involved with specialty pesticides and fertilizers. The organization promotes safe use of pesticides to control pests and invasive species detrimental to our health and our environment. In retirement he devotes time to numerous historic/lineage organizations and NCSU.


B.S. Biological Sciences NC State 1967

M.B.A. East Carolina University 1977