Our Board includes 18 members: three "Faith-Based Groups," and 14 at-large directors, holding board specific skill sets of which one at-large director must reside in each of the international program areas in which the organization carries out its charitable work.
The Board of Directors also includes the Chair and Vice-Chair of Heifer International Foundation's Board of Trustees- the Vice Chair is a non-voting liaison. To view a list of our current Board members click here.
Director elections are held annually in the fall. All at-large directors are elected by a majority vote of the Board. A term is a period of three years and Directors are eligible to serve three terms. Directors come from a wide range of backgrounds in the business, agriculture, academic, faith-based and private sectors. The Board of Directors meets three times per year with specific Board Committees meeting throughout the year as necessary.