charitySTRONG Board Member Profile, Victoria Bjorklund
Victoria B. Bjorklund, Esq. is one of charitySTRONG's founding Board Members, Audit Committee Chair and an active participant in charitySTRONG's Program Committee. Bjorklund's name will be familiar to all who have completed Good Practices for Good Boards as she authored and co-presents this course. A nonprofit governance expert, Bjorklund was the founder of the Exempt Organizations Group at the law firm of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, from which she has recently retired as Partner. She also is a Lecturer-in-Law, “The Law of Nonprofits” for Harvard Law School; a post she has held since 2009.
In addition to serving on charitySTRONG's Board, Victoria is on the boards of Friends of Fondation de France, the Institute for Advanced Study, the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Princeton University, Robin Hood Foundation, and she chairs the Doctors Without Borders USA Board of Advisors. She is co-author of the treatise "New York Nonprofit Law and Practice" Third Edition, which is widely available in public libraries and online. Victoria earned her BA degree from Princeton University; an MA, MPhil, and PhD degrees from Yale University and a JD from Columbia University Law School.