NACD Membership Brochure

NACDMembership Exclusively for Board Directors

‘‘ Directors need to continually strive to inspire confidence, gain foresight, and optimize performance. NACD helps directors do just that. ’’ Raymond V. Gilmartin Former Director, General Mills; Former Chair, President, and CEO, Merck

Why Join? NACD empowers more than 21,000 directors to lead with confidence in the boardroom. As the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices, NACD helps boards to strengthen investor trust and public confidence by ensuring that today’s directors are well prepared for tomorrow’s challenges. World-class boards join NACD to elevate performance, gain foresight, and instill confidence.

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OF DIRECTOR MEMBERS SAY THAT NACD MEMBERSHIP HAS IMPROVED THEIR BOARDROOM IMPACT SOURCE: 2018–2019 NACD PUBLIC COMPANY GOVERNANCE SURVEY

NACD, the NACD logo, Director Professionalism, NACD Fellowship, NACD Fellowship—The Gold Standard Director Credential , and Advancing Exemplary Board Leadership are trademarks or registered trademarks of the National Association of Corporate Directors. All other trademarks remain the property of their respective owners. ©2020 National Association of Corporate Directors. All rights reserved.

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NACD EVENTS & PROGRAMS OVERVIEW

CONTENTS

MEMBERSHIP ............................................................................................................................4

RESEARCH, ANALYTICS, AND EDITORIAL ..................................................... 6

DIRECTOR CREDENTIALS ............................................................................................8

EVENTS AND PROGRAMS ........................................................................................... 9

CHAPTERS ..................................................................................................................................10

BOARD SERVICES ...............................................................................................................11

Access a full spectrum of governance knowledge.

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MAKE THE MOST OF YOURMEMBERSHIP

Whether you are seeking world-class expertise, networking opportunities, or customized board services, NACD membership offers you opportunities to engage with experts, connect with peers, and gain strategic insights, and provides you with access to resources and educational programming that help you to address key board challenges. NACDMembership Options FULL-BOARD MEMBERSHIP

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP Designed to equip new, small-private-company, or nonprofit directors with the tools and resources needed to cultivate their directorship careers. Receive limited access to NACD benefits.

Designed to increase strategic awareness and enhance continuous board improvement and board effectiveness. Gain complete access to NACD benefits for the entire roster of your directors and top executives.

‘‘ NACD helps you build confidence in the areas of expertise you bring to the board. ’’ TomWaechter Director, NETGEAR

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MEMBER BENEFITS AT A GLANCE

NACD provides hundreds of essential resources that help you and your board to stay at the forefront of the directorship profession.

FULL-BOARD MEMBERSHIP

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

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Dedicated, Personal Board Advisor

Board Benchmark Report & Custom Consultation Exclusive Invitations to Intimate Peer-Exchange Forums NACD Directorship Essentials Virtual Learning Series NACD Art of Directorship Virtual Learning Series

General Counsel Resources & Events

Printed & Digital Access to NACD Directorship Magazine 50%Savings on NACD Directorship Certification ® 25%Savings on Group Summit Registrations 10%Savings on Select National Courses & Events Custom In-Boardroom Education Programming* Custom In-Boardroom Evaluation Services* Access to NACD Local Chapter Programming*

Join the world’s largest network of directors.

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NACD Directors Daily ®

Digital Access to NACD Research & Analytics

NACD Webinars & Podcast Series

$10,700 For up to 10 members

$1,350

*Additional fees may apply.

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OVERVIEW: Since its inception, NACD has been recognized as a premier source for thought leadership on corporate governance. Our intellectual capital is the foundation of everything we do for our members. It is all developed by our in-house Research, Analytics, and Editorial Team. The insights and knowledge we produce, together with the combined knowledge of our faculty, inform our national educational programs. They shape topics at our local chapters, and they inform the guidance provided by our advisory services. MEMBER IMPACT: More than 90% of director members reported that they were able to strengthen their personal impact in the boardroom over the last 12 months with insights gained from NACD’s intellectual capital. NACD RESEARCH, ANALYTICS, AND EDITORIAL  NACDONLINE.ORG/INSIGHTS

HOW-TO SUPPORT FOR DIRECTORS Helping members act • Director Essentials are foundational guides to essential board roles and responsibilities that are related to specific issues. • Director Handbooks are topic- specific publications that offer practical ways to strengthen oversight in new business domains or risk areas. • Director FAQs provide brief, memo- style reports with answers to specific, pressing questions from directors. • Director checklists, templates, and tools are ready to download and use in the boardroom.

LEADING INSIGHTS AND PRACTICES Helping members advance • Blue Ribbon Commission Reports are developed annually to provide recommendations on a governance topic that demands new perspective or is missing comprehensive board guidance. • Governance Challenges Report is produced annually in collaboration with NACD’s strategic content partners and provides guidance for boards on a hot-button governance issue. • Fortune 500 Advisory Council Briefs are insights gathered quarterly from four advisory councils, which bring committee chairs from Fortune 500 companies together with regulators, investors, and other stakeholders.

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TOPICAL RESOURCE CENTERS Helping members focus

More than 20 online portals that organize and integrate our most relevant content, making it easily accessible by topic. Sample resource center topics include these:

• Audit Committee • Compensation Committee • Compliance and Ethics Oversight • Corporate Governance Requirements

• M&A Oversight • Nominating and Governance Committee • Private Company Governance

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Risk Oversight

• Cyber-Risk Oversight • Diversity & Inclusion • Fiduciary Duties

• Shareholder Engagement Strategy Oversight

BENCHMARKS AND ANALYSIS Helping members validate • The Public and Private Company Governance Surveys capture the current state of board governance practices, annually. • Compensation Reports for both directors and executives provide benchmarks for all elements of pay across a variety of industries and sizes. • Benchmarking Reports provide insights to full-board members on peer public and private companies by market capitalization and revenue. • Quarterly pulse surveys on emerging issues such as technology disruptions and ESG issues.

NACD PERIODICALS

‘‘ NACD’s timely resources help keep us on top

Helping members stay current • NACD Directorship magazine is the leading publication on corporate governance and boardroom intelligence. • NACD Directors Daily ® is a global governance news briefing delivered each morning to directors. • NACD BoardTalk Blog provides perspectives from external subject-matter experts, NACD staff members, and partners.

of key issues our board needs to be considering. ’’ James Damian Former Chair, BuffaloWildWings Inc.

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NACD DIRECTOR CREDENTIALS  NACDONLINE.ORG/CERTIFICATION • NACDONLINE.ORG/FELLOWSHIP

NACD enables directors to earn distinguished credentials that demonstrate that they are prepared to understand complex issues, ask the right questions, apply leading practices, exert thorough oversight, and protect stakeholders’ long-term value.

NACD Directorship Certification FOR NEW, ASPIRING, AND MID-LEVEL DIRECTORS

NACD Board Leadership Fellowship FOR EXPERIENCED LEAD DIRECTORS, BOARD & COMMITTEE CHAIRS

The first US-based certification program of its kind equips new directors with the baseline knowledge they need to contribute to the boardroom on Day One. Directors can earn the certification by completing: • Director Professionalism

NACD Board Leadership Fellowship empowers experienced directors and board leaders with a pathway of continuous insights, boardroom intelligence, and leading boardroom practices. Directors can earn the certification by completing: • Master Class • Six (6) skill and four (4) collaborative education credits

(or equivalent board experience) • Directorship Certification Exam

Directors can maintain their certification by earning: • 32 continuing education credits every 24 months

Directors can maintain Fellowship by earning: • Six (6) skill and four (4) collaborative education credits annually

Prepare for complex, emerging board challenges.

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NACD EVENTS AND PROGRAMS  NACDONLINE.ORG/EVENTS

NACD has established the standard for director education. Using its proprietary director-education framework, NACD’s standard creates the most comprehensive director knowledge pathway—from awareness to insights to mastery.

Courses and Events include:

NACD CORE CURRICULUM • Director Professionalism ® (Foundation course for NACD Directorship Certification™) • Master Class (Foundation course for NACD Board Leadership Fellowship) BOARD LEADERSHIP AND TOPIC-SPECIFIC PROGRAMS • NACD Summit: Largest director forum in the world • The Future of the Boardroom: Examine how future trends will impact strategy • Cybersecurity and Privacy: Catch up on the newest risks

PEER-TO-PEER FORUMS • Advisory Councils: Bring together Fortune 500 directors • Peer Exchanges: Intimate, director-driven conversations • General Counsel Programming: Helps general counsel shape strategy in the boardroom ONLINE LEARNING • Monthly Webinars

• Directorship Essentials Series • The Art of Directorship Series • Cyber-Risk Oversight Certificate

‘‘ NACD has been invaluable in providing educational opportunities. ’’ Deborah Kelly Director, Perdue Farms

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NACD CHAPTERS  NACDONLINE.ORG/CHAPTERS

OVERVIEW: Led by fellow board members who volunteer their time and expertise, NACD’s more than 20 chapters across 35 cities enhance the value of NACD membership by providing directors with a forum for sharing experiential knowledge, understanding tomorrow’s boardroom challenges, and advancing responsible boardroom leadership.

BENEFITS: NACD chapters enhance the value of your membership:

• Members may participate in any NACD chapter program in more than 35 cities across the United States. • Chapter-event speakers include leading industry experts and Fortune 500 directors. • Programs explore timely topics that inspire boardroom confidence and enhance director performance. • Peer-to-peer dialogue helps you stay informed about topics such as cyber risk, CEO succession planning, activism, and leadership. • Attending Chapter events earns credits toward NACD Fellowship and maintaining NACD Directorship Certification ® .

MEMBER IMPACT: Members have benefited frompast chapter programs such as these (sample list): • A panel discussion on cybersecurity with Jon Rose

• A fireside chat on international business, innovation, and culture with Mike Fries, the CEO and vice chair of Liberty Global, the largest international TV and broadband company in the world. • An inside look at Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods with three former Whole Foods board members. • A briefing on the state of the US economy with the president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank, Atlanta.

(former chief security officer, Dun & Bradstreet), Marene Allison (vice president and chief security information officer, Johnson & Johnson), and Brett Yeager (supervisory special agent, FBI Newark Division’s Cyber Task Force). • Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper shared stories of collaboration across business and government starting with his experience opening a brewery in Denver.

Nominal chapter event fees apply.

LOCATIONS: • Atlanta • Capital Area • Carolinas • Chicago • Colorado • Connecticut

• Florida • Heartland • Minnesota • Nashville • New England • New Jersey

• New York • North Texas • Northern California • Northwest • Pacific Southwest • Philadelphia

• Research Triangle • Texas TriCities • Three Rivers • Utah

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NACD BOARD SERVICES  NACDONLINE.ORG/BOARDSERVICES

OVERVIEW: As the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices, NACD helps boards strengthen investor trust and stakeholder confidence by ensuring that today’s directors are well prepared for tomorrow’s challenges. MEMBER IMPACT: Our methods are based on more than 40 years of NACD research and the experience we’ve gained over years of public, private, and nonprofit board engagements. We serve as independent and objective advisors. Our only agenda is elevating board performance. FACULTY: Our faculty consists of sitting directors and subject-matter experts who have been tested in boardrooms ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies to law enforcement, defense, and intelligence agencies.

For NACD Full-Board Members. Additional costs apply.

NACD Board Services include:

IN-BOARDROOM EDUCATION EVALUATION SERVICES

GOVERNANCE REVIEWS BOARD COMPOSITION & SUCCESSION PLANNING

BOARD RECRUITMENT SERVICES ONGOING ADVISORY SERVICES

Strengthen investor trust and stakeholder confidence.

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