Serving Nonprofits. Strengthening West Virginia.

Presenter Bio: Tasha Anderson

Tasha Anderson, PhD is the Program Director for the USDA Rural Community Development Initiative Grant, a project shared between the WV Nonprofit Association and Philanthropy WV. She is originally from South Dakota and currently living in southern WV. With experience in both nonprofit and private business, her background includes serving as executive director for both crisis service and enrichment service nonprofit organizations. Tasha has a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of South Dakota with a concentration in Public and Nonprofit Administration and Public Policy. Her specific research focuses on board governance and nonprofit effectiveness in rural nonprofits. Tasha holds an undergraduate degree in Business Management and Marketing as well as a Master’s in Business Administration. After working over 15 years in the nonprofit sector, she is focused on nonprofit administration, board governance, and capacity building.