David Heinen

Vice President for Public Policy and Advocacy
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David advocates on issues affecting NC’s nonprofit sector, monitors and analyzes state and federal public policy issues, keeps nonprofits and media across NC informed about important legal and policy developments, engages in research about the sector, provides training on advocacy and legal compliance, and convenes coalitions of nonprofits from diverse fields. He joined the Center in 2007. Previously, David was an attorney with Dorn & Klamp, P.C., a Washington, D.C. law firm serving nonprofits. He has served on the boards of local and national nonprofits and currently serves on the board of Nonprofit VOTE and on the public policy committee of the National Council of Nonprofits, where he received the 2013 Flo Green Network Champion Award. He is a graduate of Duke University and the William and Mary School of Law.