Board of Directors

Officers and Membership of the Board of Directors

Mona Dixon*
Tempe, Arizona
Nominated Jan. 8, 2015; term expires Oct. 6, 2018
Mona Dixon is a graduate student at Arizona State University where she is pursuing a master’s degree in Communication Studies with an emphasis in Advocacy. She serves on the board for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the East Valley – Tempe Ladmo Branch. Previously, she served on the board for UMOM New Day Centers, the largest homeless shelter in Arizona. Ms. Dixon received a Bachelor of Science and Business Management from Arizona State University.  

Shamina Singh (Chair)
New York City, New York
Nominated April 13, 2015; term expires Oct. 6, 2019
Shamina Singh is Executive Director of the MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth, where she is responsible for the Center’s consistent achievement of its mission to advance sustainable and equitable economic growth and financial inclusion around the world. Previously, she served as Global Director of MasterCard’s Government Social Programs. Prior to joining MasterCard, Ms. Singh headed Government and Public Affairs for Nike and spent five years with Citigroup's Global Community Development Group. Over the course of 15 years in the public sector, she held senior positions within the Clinton Administration, the US House of Representatives, electoral campaigns and national non-profit organizations. Ms. Singh is a Young Global Leader with the World Economic Forum and a Henry Crown Fellow with the Aspen Institute.  Ms. Singh received a B.S. from Old Dominion University and an M.P.A. from The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.

* Section 1.05(b) of the CNCS Board bylaws states that a voting member of the Board whose term has expired may continue to serve on the Board until the date on which the member’s successor takes office, which period shall not exceed one year.

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