NACD Northwest Chapters Names Four to Board

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Chapter expands board leadership in Seattle and Portland

The Northwest Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the advocate for the profession of directorship, today announced the election of Kristy Clement, director, Afognak Native Corp.; Mike Millegan, director, Portland General Electric; Carol Nelson, director, Delta Dental of Washington; and Tom Palmer, partner, Tonkon Torp LLP.

“Kristy, Mike, Carol, and Tom are outstanding additions to the chapter board. They are experienced directors and seasoned business executives who will contribute significantly to our mission of providing directors in the Northwest with world-class director education programs in Seattle, Portland, and Boise,” said Elizabeth Bastoni, NACD Northwest chairman.

Clement currently chairs the Board of Afognak Native Corp. and previously chaired its Compensation Committee. Millegan currently serves as an independent public company director for Portland General Electric, where he is a member of the Audit and Finance Committees. He also serves as an independent public company director for Wireless Technology Group, where he chairs the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Nominating Governance Committee. Nelson is currently on the board of Delta Dental of Washington, where she is a member of the Investment and Audit and HR/Compensation Committees. She is also a director of Brooks Sports Inc.’s Board of Advisors and serves as vice chair of the Board of Washington State Major League Baseball Stadium Public Facilities District. Palmer has more than 40 years of experience in advising Boards of Directors on Corporate Governance matters and has served as a director of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Oregon Chapter and Portland’s Business Committee for Culture and the Arts.

To learn about upcoming NACD Northwest Chapter programs, visit

About NACD Northwest
NACD Northwest provides a forum for NACD members to exchange knowledge and discuss leading boardroom practices in the Seattle, Portland, and Boise. NACD's 21 chapters enhance the value of NACD membership by providing directors with a forum for sharing experiential knowledge, understanding tomorrow's boardroom challenges, and further enhancing responsible boardroom leadership. To learn more about NACD Northwest, please visit

About NACD
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 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. Fostering collaboration among directors, investors, and governance stakeholders, NACD has been setting the standard for responsible board leadership for more than 40 years.

To learn more about NACD, visit To become an NACD member, please contact us at or 571-367-3708. If you are already a member, contact your NACD Membership Advisor at to ensure that you are receiving the best value from your membership.

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