Dave Coleman


Principal, BoardTrek Nonprofit Consulting

Tacoma, Washington
(253) 355-4060

Service Area:

  • Virtual
  • Local


  • Principal/ management and board governance consultant (2012-present)
  • Program Director and grant maker, M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust (Vancouver WA)
  • Regional and national executive leadership, Youth for Christ/USA
  • Executive Director, Youth for Christ Chapters (Tacoma, Spokane)
  • Community volunteer : Rotary president, church, public schools, ministry organizations


  • Board governance studies, Portland State University
  • M.S. in Human Resources Management, Chapman University
  • M.A. in Theological Studies, George Fox Evangelical Seminary
  • B.A. in History, Whitworth University


  • Board Essentials: 12 Best Practices of Nonprofit Boards (Andrew-Wallace Books)


  • Board governance effectiveness
  • Strategic planning
  • Leadership and management effectiveness
  • Organizational change
  • Succession planning and leadership transitions
  • Small fundraising campaigns
  • Grant writing (selective and limited)
  • Meeting and retreat facilitation

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