NACD Board Leadership Conference NACD Chapter System

Nonprofit Directors' College

October 9, 2014
Durham, NC



RTP Sheraton Hotel

4700 Emperor Blvd

Durham NC 27703

Friday, October 10, 2014

7:30 a.m. -- 8:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast

8:30 a.m. -- 3:30 p.m. Program


The Research Triangle Chapter’s Directors' College is a unique aspect of the chapter’s focus on serving the local community by providing programs to improve the boards and caliber of corporate governance of local firms.  Since its inception, over 450 people have attended the College seeking to improve their knowledge of effective governance practices.  Attendees have included a former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, members of public company boards, directors of private companies, individuals serving on non-profit boards, and committed individuals seeking their first board position.


Location and Time


RTP Sheraton
4700 Emperor Blvd
Durham, NC 27703

Thursday, April 10, 2014

7:30 a.m. -- 8:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast

8:30 a.m. -- 3:30 p.m. Program


Speaker Spotlight


Organizational Self Assessment

Jack Finley, AgCarolina Farm Credit/North Carolina Theatre

Steve Swayne, CEO, StepUp Ministry



Robin Barefoot, Triangle Community Foundation

Allison Atkinson, Board of Directors Chair, InterAct


Director Professionalism

Bill Pappas, Partner, Parker Poe, LLP

Jewell Hoover, Fifth Third Bank/AARP and Foundation of the Carolinas


Board Decision Making

Chuck Re Corr, President of the National Association of Corporate Directors

Michael Cunningham, Red Hat


Succession Planning

Patti Gillenwater, CEO, Elinvar

Elizabeth Debiasi, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Easter Seals/UCP of NC/VA



6 NACD collaborative credits

Question about this Event?

Contact Research Triangle Chapter at (919) 829-2012.