Author Archives for Cecelia Larsen

NACD Staff Gives Back

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This past Friday, October 20, National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) staff packed up and readied itself for a big move. After five years on Pennsylvania Ave., NACD’s national office relocated across the Potomac River to Arlington, Virginia. NACD staff turned what could have been a stressful moving day into an opportunity to give back to the community that it works in through its first Day of Service. President and CEO Peter Gleason championed NACD’s Day of Service as a way to involve staff in volunteer activity and to demonstrate that the organization is dedicated to supporting the lives of... Read More


Explore NACD’s One-Stop Shop for the Nominating and Governance Committee

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NACD takes pride in being not only the voice of the director but also a center of knowledge on governance-related topics. Our research team generates thought leadership, issue analysis, and practical guidance in various formats throughout the year—and you may find out about these new resources through e-mail, here on the blog, or by visiting our home page. If you’re looking for detailed support on a particular governance topic, our collection of Resource Centers should do the trick. What’s a Resource Center? Resource Centers are online portals curating our most relevant and recent content about major board responsibilities, emerging issues,... Read More


Top 10 Most-Read Publications in 2016

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The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) counts nearly 17,000 directors and governance professionals among its members, and we’re proud to say that they are engaging in constant and committed learning in the spirit of doing the best for their companies. We hear these questions over and over again from our directors: “What do my peers care about right now?” “What’s the next big issue for directors?” I think that you can tell a lot about what someone values by what they read, so it’s always fascinating to take a look at the reading trends of our membership. Their choices... Read More