National Association of Independent Schools, USA
Donna Orem was named president of National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in November 2016. Orem served as NAIS’s chief operating officer for 11 years before becoming president. In that capacity, she directed the organization’s strategic planning and provided vision and leadership for new initiatives, products, and services.
Orem speaks frequently about leadership, governance, trends in independent education, and workforce development. She is the author of numerous book chapters and articles. Most recently, she co-authored the NAIS Trustee Handbook, 10th edition, published in September 2015.