Family Business Center Support

In addition to its support for private companies and their board members, the Private Directors Association® (PDA) offers resources for university family business centers to support the evolution of governance in their family business networks. These include: 

  • Complimentary, non-exclusive postings of fiduciary and advisory board roles on PDA’s website, giving family businesses access to PDA’s 2200+ network of qualified board members to bring new experienced voices to their boardrooms. Interested companies or their representatives may contact the administrator to be connected with an experienced PDA team member to assist with the posting process.
  • Opportunities for qualifying university governance programs to offer one year free PDA membership to new program graduates, and to have their governance offerings featured on the PDA website. Interested universities please contact the administrator to be connected with an experienced PDA team member to assist with the process.
  • Thought leadership materials, some focused on family business matters, some topics extending broadly across private company ownership models. These materials represent can be shared with family businesses. Recent examples may be found on the Board Roles tab (include link)
  • Please contact the administrator with questions or suggestions about how the PDA can serve your Family Business Center and collaborate with you to enhance private company governance.