About Us


What drives our success? A commitment to respect, integrity, diversity and lasting results.

SOCIAL EXCHANGE MARKET is governed as a single, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization by a worldwide, volunteer Board of Directors and is managed from its worldwide office in Arlington, Virginia USA. Because the Conservancy is organized as a single organization rather than as separate local legal entities, ultimate responsibility for the operation of The SOCIAL EXCHANGE MARKET lies with its Board of Directors. Although the Board of Directors cannot delegate its broad legal and fiduciary responsibilities, it does delegate responsibility for day-to-day operations to the president and chief executive officer, who in turn delegates responsibilities to his or her executive team

To achieve the Conservancy’s place-based mission, the Board of Directors has established chapters of SOCIAL EXCHANGE MARKET at the state and country level. Each state and country program is run by a director who manages the program’s annual plan and budget in support of the Conservancy’s mission and goals. State and country directors are managed through clear reporting channels back to the president and, through the president’s office, to the Board of Directors.  All U.S. state and several country programs are advised and assisted by volunteer Boards of Trustees. The Boards of Trustees advise chapters on strategic issues, assist in setting goals and, importantly, subject the chapter's work to additional critical thinking.

Board Meeting Dates





February 15-17, 2017
June 21-23, 2017
October 18-20, 2017

February 7-9, 2018
June 6-8, 2018
October 17-19, 2018

February 20-22, 2019
June 12-14, 2019
October 16-18, 2019

February 19-21, 2020
June 10-12, 2020
October 14-16, 2020




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