National Committees

Below are the Private Directors Association®  standing National Committees and Chairs. All of the Committee Chairs and Members volunteer their time to support the organization. The Committees meet on a regular basis. As a Member of the Private Directors Association®, you are welcome to serve on any Committee. To do so, please contact the Chair of the Committee as listed below. Interested in learning more about one or more of our committees, CLICK HERE to read the full committee definitions.

Executive Committee

TITLENAMECOMPANY NAME
Chairman and Director Lawrence M. Molinari Perlick Corporation
Director and Former President & CEO Kenneth B. Hoganson, Jr. RBI Advisors, LLC
Director and Vice President for Financial Services Phil Grybas Great Plains Communications
Director and Vice-President & Corporate Secretary Paul Marcela Governance Partners Group LLC
Director Bob Buddig Carl Buddig & Co.
Director Joe Poehling Prometheus Group, Inc.

 

Audit & Risk Committee

TITLENAMECOMPANY NAME
Chairman and Director Steve Barth Foley & Lardner LLP
Director Don Delves Willis Towers Watson
Director Phil Grybas Great Plains Communications
Director and Former President & CEO Kenneth B. Hoganson, Jr. RBI Advisors, LLC
Director Eileen Kamerick  
Director Mat Klein  
Director Dave Watkins Formerly East Balt Bakeries

 

Compensation Committee

TITLE NAME COMPANY NAME
Chairman, Director and Former President & CEO Kenneth B. Hoganson, Jr. RBI Advisors, LLC
Director  Don Delves Willis Towers Watson
Director Eileen Kamerick  
Director Maryann Waryjas  

 

Nominating & Governance Committee

TITLENAMECOMPANY NAME
Chairman and Director Bob Buddig Carl Buddig & Co.
Director and Former President & CEO Kenneth B. Hoganson, Jr. RBI Advisors, LLC
Director and Vice-President & COO Dennis Kessler Midwest Family Business Advisors
Vice President for Membership Raphael Lavin Standard Professional Services, LLC
Director and Vice-President & Corporate Secretary Paul Marcela  Governance Partners Group LLC
Chief Strategy and Development Officer Diane Meister Meridian Associates, Inc.
Director Joe Poehling  Prometheus Group, Inc.
Chairman of the Board and Director Lawrence M. Molinari  Perlick Corporation
Director Roy Verstraete  

 

National Committee Leadership

TITLENAMECOMPANY NAME
Chairperson Board Opportunities Bets Lillo Positive Coaching Alliance Chicago
Chairperson Body of Knowledge Shepherd Pryor Teamwork Technologies
Chairperson Chapters M. Jay Heilbrunn The Distributor Board, Inc.
Co-Chairperson Digital Matt Hartzman RedMane Technology LLC 
Co-Chairperson Digital Gail Holmberg Fortium Partners
Chairperson Director Development & Referral Bill Edwards Renewal Alliance LLC
Co-Chairperson Diversity and Inclusion Sherrin Ingram Int'l Center for Strategic Planning
Co-Chairperson Diversity and Inclusion Kim Theiss Independent Board Member
Chairperson e-Newsletter Editorial Barbara Ford Phoenix Strategic Advisors
Chairperson Family Business Centers David Spitulnik Spitulnik Advisors
Co-Chairperson Marketing Scott Steer Steering IMC, LLC
Co-Chairperson Marketing Tracy Till T4 Verge, Inc.
Chairperson Membership Raphael Lavin Standard Professional Services, LLC
Chairperson Model Board Meeting Rob Sligh The Family Business Consulting Group
Chairperson Resource Shepherd Pryor Teamwork Technologies 
Chairperson Speakers Bureau Deby Glidden Core Point Partners, LLC
Chairperson Sponsorship Cindy Burrell DIVERSITY in BOARDROOMS
Co-Chairperson Webinars Ann Joyce  
Co-Chairperson Webinars Arti Singh Breakthrough Improvement Now