Board of Directors


William Brown

Professor, Director of the Center for Nonprofits and Philanthropy
Director of the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management
The Bush School of Government and Public Service
Texas A&M University


Angela Logan
St. Andre Bessette Director of Nonprofit Professional Development,
Associate Teaching Professor Management & Organization
Mendoza College of Business
University of Notre Dame


Peter Weber
Assistant Professor, Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies
College of Human Sciences
Auburn University


Heather Carpenter
Associate Professor and Director
Masters of Science in Nonprofit Administration
Louisiana State University Shreveport

Vice President for Governance

Paul Palmer
Associate Dean and Director
Centre for Charity Effectiveness
The Business School (formerly Cass), part of City, University of London

Vice President for Membership

Signe Bell
Center for Community Research and Service
Biden School of Public Policy and Administration
University of Delaware

Past President

Renee Irvin
Associate Professor
Associate School Head; Director, Master of Nonprofit Management Program
School of Planning, Public Policy, and Management
University of Oregon

Members-at-Large (in alphabetical order)

Robert F. Ashcraft
Saguaro Professor of Civic Enterprise and Executive Director
Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation
Arizona State University

John Casey
Associate Professor and Academic Director
Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management
Baruch College, CUNY

Patrick Rooney
Executive Associate Dean for Academic Programs
Professor of Economics & Philanthropic Studies
Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Indiana University

Alicia Schatteman
Associate Professor of Nonprofit Management
Director, Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies
School of Public and Global Affairs
Northern Illinois University

David W. Springer
Director, RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service
University Distinguished Teaching Professor
LBJ School of Public Affairs
University of Texas at Austin

Marco Tavanti
Program Director and Professor
Nonprofit Administration
School of Management
University of San Francisco