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Donna Dabney

Executive Director, The Conference Board Governance Center

Donna Dabney

Donna Dabney joined The Conference Board as Executive Director, Governance Center, in August, 2012. In her current position, Donna leads The Conference Board efforts in the areas of corporate governance and sustainable value creation.

Prior to joining The Conference Board, Donna was Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Corporate Governance Counsel of Alcoa Inc. and she participated for over fifteen years in board and committee meetings of Alcoa and Reynolds Metals Company. As part of her work with the Alcoa Board of Directors, she gained experience with sustainable development in the Amazon region of Brazil.

Donna is a member of the board of directors of American Forests, the oldest national conservation organization in the US, the New York Advisory Board of the Society of Corporate Secretaries, and Governance Professionals and previously served on the board of a public/private consortium promoting development in Richmond, Virgina.

Donna is a 1980 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and a member of the Order of the Coif legal honorary society.

Publications by Donna Dabney

Executive Action Report Research Report