Public Affairs Council Leadership

board of directors leadership
26 Nov, 2013


board of directors leadership


Board of Directors

The Public Affairs Council is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of approximately 190 top executives in the corporate, association and nonprofit worlds.

Nominations for the Board of Directors are solicited each spring. Members may nominate themselves or their peers. Board members serve a two-year term. There is no limit to the number of terms an individual may serve.

The board meets twice a year: in the spring in Washington, D.C., and in the fall on the west coast. Upcoming meetings are as follows:

  • April 17-18, 2023 • Washington, D.C.
  • October 16-18, 2023 • Half Moon Bay, Calif.
  • April 2024 • Washington, D.C.
  • October 2024 • Southern California
  • April 2025 • Washington, D.C.
  • October 27-29, 2025 • Half Moon Bay, Calif.

Executive Committee

The Council’s Executive Committee, which provides the day-to-day governance for the organization, is comprised of 16 executives who currently serve on the board.

Senior Management Team

Our Senior Management Team has primary responsibility for meeting Council objectives and overseeing all of the organization’s programs and services.


Brenda Plantikow
Manager, Board Relations
202.787.5965 | email