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Toward a more Inclusive Board…

10/04/19 Every nonprofit we’re working with, expresses the desire to have a more diverse board. Yet every year, board chairs, Finance and Governance committee chairs, and Board Treasurers continue to be mostly white. The desire is there but not a proactive plan based on assessment of what the board needs and assignments for a recruitment Read More…

New Year and New Board!

06/10/19 I am now ashamed of how I used to orient new board members, as a new Executive Director myself. I’m also aware of how inadequate the activities were I offered to integrate new board members and officers in a new leadership team. Even only a few new board members change the group dynamics and Read More…

Knowing When and How to Leave

02/01/19 Nonprofit executive directors are committed to a mission and have intertwining paths between their own life purpose and the organization they serve. Grateful board members don’t usually entertain the idea that the leader might have any thoughts of leaving. Nonprofit leaders don’t like to acknowledge it either. What would happen to their organization, their Read More…