Independent Sector, a research and advocacy group for nonprofits, has named board directors and officers.
Elected as officers:
*Chair — John Seffrin, CEO, American Cancer Society, Atlanta.
*Vice chair — Art Taylor, president and CEO, BBB Wise Giving Alliance, Arlington, Va.
*Secretary — Christopher Gates, president, National Civic League, Washington, D.C.
*Treasurer — Marilda Gandara, treasurer, president and executive director, Aetna Foundation, Hartford, Conn.
Named as directors:
*Angela Glover Blackwell, founder and president, PolicyLink, Oakland, Calif.
*David Eisner, senior vice president, AOL Time Warner Foundation, New York.
*Kevin Klose, president and CEO, National Public Radio, Washington, D.C.
*Paula Van Ness, president and CEO, Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, Phoenix.
*Gary L. Yates, president and CEO, California Wellness Foundation, Woodland Hills, Calif.