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Mary B. Shuping

Director, Governmental and External Affairs
Mary Shuping smiling for the camera

Mary Shuping joined NCSEAA on March 1, 2021 as Director of Governmental and External Affairs.  Most recently, Ms. Shuping worked for the NC Community College System as Director of Governmental Affairs where she was responsible for representing the System before the NC General Assembly.  She is a magna cum laude graduate of the NC Central University School of Law Evening Program where she was Senior Editor of the North Carolina Central Law Journal. Prior to joining the System Office, she was the Education Director for the North Carolina State Ethics Commission teaching the ethics and lobbying laws to elected and appointed public officials. Ms. Shuping was also an assistant district attorney in Catawba County and practiced law with the firm of Allen, Pinnix, and Nichols in Raleigh.  Ms. Shuping worked with the North Carolina General Assembly for almost 10 years staffing various legislative committees and commissions and as a policy advisor and counsel in the Speaker’s office.