David Styers has an extensive 25-year history working on the forefront of nonprofit and civic engagement in volunteer and leadership development and is a certified rapid innovation lab facilitator, certified governance trainer, civic change leadership trainer, and youth leadership trainer. At the Presidio Trust, an innovative federal agency created to save the Presidio in San Francisco and transform it into a new kind of national park, Styers serves as the director of learning and development and is responsible for directing the Trust's organizational training strategy and programs and supporting operational excellence and organizational development initiatives. He also serves as the EEO counselor for the trust, and as acting chief human resources officer when necessary. Additionally, since 2007, Styers has served as a senior governance consultant for BoardSource. He holds a specialization in design thinking and innovation from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and a degree in English and religion from Wake Forest University. Styers pursues his passion for the arts as a singer in the San Francisco Symphony Chorus and lives with his partner in El Cerrito, California. From 2014-17, Styers worked at the Presidio Institute, an initiative of the Presidio Trust, where he developed, managed and implemented leadership development programs and convening events that equipped and connected champions for change. For two years prior, Styers was director of consulting, education, training services/senior board governance consultant for the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership where he was responsible for developing and managing all aspects of the consulting practice work. From 2000-07, Styers served as senior director in a number of capacities at the Points of Light Foundation. He began his career in symphony orchestra management and oversaw training and educational programs for the American Symphony Orchestra League from 1992-99. Active on nonprofit boards, Styers is VP programs of the Association for Talent Development Golden Gate Chapter, past treasurer of the International Association for Volunteer Effort, past chair of the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration, and past president of Volunteer Alexandria.