Yolanda J. Gorman, Ph.D. has been elected to the board of directors of The African American Board Leadership Institute (AABLI), a nonprofit organization that connects forward-looking organizations with board candidates.

Senior Advisor to the Chancellor of the University of California, Los Angeles, Dr. Gorman has more than 25 years of experience as a successful organizational consultant specializing in nonprofit management. She has assisted nonprofit organizations with infrastructure and resource development, and has provided program and strategic planning, research and evaluation, board training and organizational development services.

“Dr. Gorman will provide AABLI with valuable insights and leadership in its strategic planning,” said AABLI President and CEO Yvette Chappell-Ingram. “Her expertise in organizational capacity building will serve AABLI well as it prepares for a greater national role.”

“We welcome Dr. Gorman to our dedicated board,” added AABLI Board Chair Virgil Roberts. “Her contributions to our important work will be felt in all the communities we serve.”