From the Hunt Institute's website:
Michael Lee, has joined The Hunt Institute’s Board of Directors. Established in 2001, The Hunt Institute is a nonprofit that honors the legacy of James B. Hunt, Jr., the former governor of North Carolina who distinguished himself as an ardent champion of education.
“We are delighted to have Michael join our Board of Directors and look forward to his contributions,” said Governor James B. Hunt, Jr., Chairman, The Hunt Institute. “Michael is a leader in North Carolina who brings an important understanding of public policy, especially in education. His expertise will be invaluable to The Hunt Institute.”
While in the Senate, Lee chaired the Education Committee, the Appropriations Subcommittee on Education and the Legislative Ethics Committee. Lee chaired The Hunt Institute’s 2018 Holshouser Legislators Retreat, which brings together North Carolina policymakers, state and national research experts, and education practitioners for candid dialogue about critical issues on public education.
“I am excited to be joining The Hunt Institute’s Board,” said Senator Michael Lee. “I look forward to working alongside the other Institute Board Members to help The Institute continue to drive educational improvements both here in North Carolina and on the national level.”