NACD - National Association of Corporate Directors

Our members from public, private, and nonprofit boards have the best perspective on NACD membership and how it helps them to lead with confidence. Get real insights into the value of membership from those who really know: other directors from boards that have joined NACD.

"NACD helps people like me learn how to ask the right questions."

Gregg Dedrick
Denny's Corp.

"NACD has been invaluable in providing educational opportunties."

Deborah Kelly
Perdue Farms

"NACD helps you build confidence in the areas of expertise you bring to the board."

Tom Waechter

Netgear Inc.

"Great resources for thinking about the future of the board, and where you can make a difference."

Renée Hornbaker
Eastman Chemical Co.

"Anyone regardless of his or her level can gain tremendous insights on the latest trends in board governance."

Michael Montelongo
Larry H. Miller Management Corp.

"Knowing what other experts think—I personally find that information invaluable."

Jeanna Cullins
Governance Committee Chair
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Co.

"NACD helps keep me current—the world changes so fast, you have to know what is going on."

Steve Albrecht
Audit Committee Chair
Red Hat Inc.

"Having access to diversity of perspective, thought, and experience is incredibly valuable."

Jackie Rice


"Professionalism has grown tremendously and the board has improved greatly."

Brad Feldmann
Cubic Corp.

"Staying abreast of the issues that directors are dealing with—NACD is by far an excellent source."

Patricia Bedient
Lead Independent Director
Alaska Air Group

"Being a member of NACD does add value to the boardroom."

Gary King
Parker Drilling

"Helped us grasp the most important types of issues, particularly the difficult discussions that arise."

Evelyn Lewis
Governance Committee Chair
National Children’s Center