Founded in 2014, The Private Directors Association is dedicated to improving private companies' growth and sustainability through governance that adds value.


If you're seeking to elevate your board governance skills and qualifications, PDA offers a range of rigorous virtual and self-paced educational governance coursesincluding a Certificate in Private Company Governance course that offers participants mentorship with experienced private company directors.


Whether you're an existing board member or an aspiring board candidate, PDA provides members a forum to meet and engage with like-minded peers dedicated to making meaningful contributions to growth, diversity, cybersecurity, governance, and other topics.


PDA provides individual and corporate members the ability to post new board opportunities to our member community and enables individuals to seek new board-level positions across an assemblage of global board recruitment services and platforms.


As a PDA member, you'll have special access to thought leadership content, webinars, white papers, blogs, and podcasts delivered in-person or virtually across various topics essential to board governance.

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 Corporate member. 

The PDA Corporate Membership is specifically designed to augment the skills of directors and the C-suite with access to exclusive corporate member resources and discounts, and a wide variety of peer-to-peer networking opportunities.