To meet the demands of a fundamentally different operating reality, private company directors and boards are reshaping how they think, operate, and interact with the business. There is no better time to become a PDA member. 

PDA members benefit from support specific to private company boards with a robust national network and resources that help transform information into meaningful action, ensuring that knowledge yields results.

Join the Private Directors Association today and gain access to exclusive content, excellent educational programming, and unparalleled networking opportunities.

Learn more about each type of PDA membership below and JOIN TODAY.


Corporate Full Board Members receive practical learning opportunities designed to augment the skills they bring to the boardroom, have access to exclusive full board member resources and discounts, and enjoy a wide variety of peer-to-peer networking opportunities.

In addition to all benefits available with an Individual membership, these exclusive benefits are available for Corporate Full Board members:

  • All roster members are immediately eligible to earn the PDA Certificate in Private Company Governance at no additional fee
  • 30% discount on all Director Education products
  • Complimentary board position posting service, both director and advisory
  • Enhanced posting approach, supporting a faster process with highly qualified candidates

Corporate Full Board Membership Investment: 
$3,150 for up to a ten-member roster. 
Additional members are $300 per person.

To join immediately, please contact Paula Gardzelewski, Senior Manager of Business Development, at (281) 404-3725 or [email protected]


  • Digital Access to the PDA Body of Knowledge
  • Access to PDA Chapter programming
  • Monthly newsletter featuring the latest governance best practices for private company boards
  • Complimentary subscriptions to Directors & Boards and Private Company Director magazines
  • Access to the PDA Private Company Director Placement Program and the multiple director position listings throughout the year.
  • Your profile is listed in the PDA member directory on the Private Directors Association website.
  • Member pricing at PDA programs nationwide

Individual Membership Investment: $350