NACD - National Association of Corporate Directors

The center of gravity for the local director community.

Led by fellow board members who volunteer their time and leadership, NACD's 22 Chapters provide directors with a forum for sharing experiential knowledge, seeing over the horizon, and enhancing leadership. No matter where you work, play, live, or travel, each local NACD Chapter is ready to welcome you to a program.

The NACD Chapter system convenes programs that bring awareness, education, and networking to directors across the country at local venues. It is also a powerful grassroots proving ground for NACD's research and policy efforts. NACD members vet relevant issues in Chapter-led peer roundtables, ensuring that NACD guidance is practical and actionable in the boardrooms. Chapter programs also provide members with direct access to leading experts in leadership, governance, compensation, audit, and law on topics ranging from cyber risk to CEO succession planning, activist shareholders to regulatory compliance.

Get Involved

  • Access: As a member of NACD you may participate in any NACD Chapter program across the U.S. (Non-members may attend two chapter programs before joining NACD.)
  • Earn NACD Fellowship Credits: Attending Chapter programs earns credits for NACD members working toward attaining or maintaining NACD FellowshipThe Gold Standard Director Credential®.
  • To be placed on the invitation list for one or more Chapters: Make your request here.
  • To learn more about the Chapter in your area, or to contact one directly: visit the Chapter's website by searching below.



Please e-mail or call NACD if you would like more information about getting involved with a local Chapter.

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