Portrait of Terri Thao

Terri Thao

Board Chair

Program Director, Nexus Community Partners

Terri Thao is a program director at Nexus Community Partners, a non-profit community building intermediary where she runs the Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute (BCLI). Terri has spent her professional career in the fields of community economic development, community building, leadership development, and philanthropy.

In addition to the F. R. Bigelow Foundation Board, she currently serves on the boards of Minnesota Housing and Voices for Racial Justice. She obtained her Bachelors’ and Masters’ degrees from the University of Minnesota.