Emily Heard is the Director of Health Center Governance Training at the National Association of Community Health Centers where she develops and implements governance training and technical assistance for health center boards of directors. She has over 15 years of experience and specializes in nonprofit governance. Emily has served as a Senior Consultant at BoardSource, a nonprofit dedicated to building exceptional nonprofit boards, and has held governance-focused positions at various nonprofits and associations. She has extensive experience designing curriculum, supporting CEO and board partnerships, and providing direct governance consultation. She is a published author on the topic of nonprofit governance.