David Birdsell

Dean, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, City University of New York; Board Chair, Governance Matters; Board Member, New York Council of Nonprofits; Vice President, NASPAA. Former positions with Baruch College: Special Assistant to the President for Institutional Effectiveness; Professor of Public Affairs; Interim Dean, School of Public Affairs; Executive Director of Academic Programs; Associate Professor of Public Affairs; Associate Professor of Speech; Assistant Professor of Speech; Lecturer in Speech & Director of Forensics. Former consultant, Communication, New York City Fire Department; Consultant, Institutional Research and Communication Technology, New York Public Library; Consultant, Communication Strategy, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest; Consultant, Capitol Hill Communication, Congressional Management Foundation; Consultant, Improving Nonprofit Consulting, Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management Foundation; Consultant, Patron and Staff Education for Online Research, Brooklyn Public Library; Consultant, Political Debating, U.S. Information Agency; Lecturer in Speech & Director of Forensics, University of Virginia.