National Human Services Assembly

Board of Directors

Meet our Board of Directors

Darlyne Bailey, Ph.D., Professor and Dean Emeritus, Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, Bryn Mawr College

Peter V. Berns, CEO, The Arc of the United States

Donna M. Butts, CEO, Generations United

Melissa Cordish, Philanthropist and Community Volunteer

Susan Danish, Executive Director, Association of Junior Leagues International (Board Chair)

Shawn Dove, CEO, Campaign for Black Male Achievement

Susan N. Dreyfus, President and CEO, Alliance for Strong Families and Communities

Adolph Falcon, Executive Vice President. National Alliance for Hispanic Health (Treasurer)

Jeff Fleischer, President & CEO, Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (Vice Chair)

Jatrice Martel Gaiter, Executive Vice President of External Affairs, Volunteers of America (Immediate Past Chair)

Melanie Lockwood Herman, Executive Director, Nonprofit Risk Management Center

Monisha Kapila, Founder and CEO, ProInspire (Equity Committee Co-Chair)

Frances Kunreuther, Co-Director, Building Movement Project

Brian J. G. Lachance, Esq., Chief of Staff, United Way Worldwide

Gail Manza, Ph.D., Fellow, FrameWorks Institute (Secretary)

Susan Tomlinson Schmidt, President, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (Equity Committee Co-Chair)

Jill A. Schumann, Executive Director, LeadingAge Maryland (Governance Committee Chair)

Lee Sherman, President & CEO, National Human Services Assembly

Col. Jeffrey Smith, National Chief Secretary, The Salvation Army

Mala B. Thakur, Senior Program Director, MDC

David L. Thompson, Vice President of Public Policy, National Council of Nonprofits

Rick Wartzman, Director of the KH Moon Center for a Functioning Society, The Drucker Institute, Claremont Graduate University

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