National Council of Nonprofits Elects New Directors and Officers

National Council of Nonprofits Elects New Directors and Officers

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The National Council of Nonprofits (Council of Nonprofits) announced the election of leaders of state, regional, and national organizations to its Board of Directors.

At its most recent annual meeting, the following were elected:

  • Doug Bauer, Executive Director, The Clark Foundation
  • Henry Berman, Chief Executive Officer, Exponent Philanthropy (formerly Association of Small Foundations)
  • Chris Bray, Chief Executive Officer, Utah Nonprofits Association
  • Anne Hindery, Chief Executive Officer, Nonprofit Association of the Midlands
  • Val Porter, Director, Foundation Center - Atlanta

The Council of Nonprofits also elected new Board Officers, who will serve through the 2016 annual meeting:

  • Chair – Kyle Caldwell, Director, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Pathways Out of Poverty
  • Vice Chair/Treasurer – Renny Fagan, President and CEO, Colorado Nonprofit Association
  • Secretary – Mary Ellen Jackson, Executive Director, New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits

“We are privileged to have such accomplished individuals helping to guide the Council of Nonprofits for the next few years,” said Tim Delaney, President and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits. “As we work with nonprofits in their local communities across the country achieve greater impact, these are the informed leaders who will help advance our organization and the sector as a whole.”

“I couldn’t be more excited about the new leadership joining our Board of Directors,” said Howard Barnett, President of Oklahoma State University-Tulsa and outgoing Chair of the National Council of Nonprofits Board. “Their diverse viewpoints and expertise will increase our network’s impact in the coming years.”

A full list of the current Board of Directors, with links to biographies and photos, can be found at


The National Council of Nonprofits is a trusted resource and advocate for America’s charitable nonprofits. Through our powerful network of State Associations and 25,000-plus members – the nation’s largest network of nonprofits – we serve as a central coordinator and mobilizer to help nonprofits achieve greater collective impact in local communities across the country. We identify emerging trends, share proven practices, and promote solutions that benefit charitable nonprofits and the communities they serve. Learn more at

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