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An executive director reminds us of the importance of prayer


Bobby Calvillo is the Executive Director of a large housing non-profit in Texas.

Assembling Your Super Board of Directors [Infographic]

NonProfit Hub

That’s why you need your own team of superheroes to help your cause on your board of directors. Board of Directors Featured Infographics

Field Notes from an Executive Director: Help Your Board Help You

NonProfit Hub

So I share with you first-hand experiences of the dynamic relationship between the board of directors and the executive director. This applies to the executive director as well as the board. And as the executive director (hopefully you’re sticking around) you’re the continuity in board transitions. Makes sense, right?

We're Hiring an Executive Director


As part of that growth, I see an opportunity to step out of the Executive Director role and into another one to make room for a successor with the right experience and vision to lead us into the next stage of our evolution. As part of the Idealware family, we’d love your support spreading the word to help us find our next Executive Director.

Welcome Karen Graham, Idealware's New Executive Director!


Our Board of Directors has hired Idealware’s new Executive Director. I''m thrilled to share some big news. Thomas.

Year One as a Museum Director. Survived!

Museum 2.0

Today is my one-year anniversary as the executive director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History. A year ago, I put my consultant hat on the shelf and decided to jump into museum management (a sentence I NEVER would have imagined writing five years ago). People are showing up, getting involved, and sharing their enthusiasm in droves.

How a Tech Solution Saved This Executive Director’s Membership Growth Strategy

Wild Apricot Blog

The story of how one executive director managed to turn around a failing growth strategy with a software solution, hitting 25% growth in six months. membership management software membership-growth executive-directorBased on The Tech Effect webinar, which runs each month at Wild Apricot.

Please Welcome NTEN's New Membership Director: Amy Sample Ward


We're thrilled to welcome her as our new Membership Director. We're pleased to announce a new member of the NTEN Team: Amy Sample Ward.

Confessions of a Former Nonprofit IT Director: Dos and Don'ts


As always, no executive directors or board members were harmed in the writing of this article. By N.P. Techie Welcome back to “Confessions.”


Seven Secrets to a Successful Search for your Nonprofit’s Next Executive Director


Is your nonprofit about to embark on a search for a new Executive Director? Seven Secrets to a Successful Search for your Nonprofit’s Next Executive Director. Executive Director searches start every day. Some of it is generational—long-tenured Executive Directors are retiring in droves. approximately 4 months.)

Tales from the Trenches: How to Balance the Roles of Your Board of Directors

NonProfit Hub

In my other life, I serve as the Executive Director of a volunteer-run nonprofit that is focused on youth leadership development.

Five Tech Tips for Every Executive Director


Flickr photo: lovebugstudios As an Executive Director, I especially love talking to other leaders about technology. That's all it takes. TripIt.

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Tales from the Trenches: How to Balance the Roles of Your Board of Directors

NonProfit Hub

In my other life, I serve as the Executive Director of a volunteer-run nonprofit that is focused on youth leadership development. Soon though, my term as Executive Director will be coming to an end and our board of directors selected my successor, who will be vacating her seat on the board of directors. Added Perspective.

Should CEOs and Executive Directors Use Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was asked to facilitate a session on the question, "Should CEOs and Executive Directors Use Social Media?". I think it depends. . Tips.

Is Your Board Properly Supporting Your Executive Director


One of a board member’s main roles—while rarely discussed—is to support the executive director (ED). We’ve got your back,” is more like it.

Research Friday: Executive Directors’ Top Seven Roles for their Boards of Directors

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. William A. Brown, Ph.D. Associate Professor. Texas A&M University. Welcome to Research Friday ! We welcome your comments and feedback.

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Leadership Begins at Home

Connection Cafe

Human Resources executive directors leadership succession planningAs Baby Boomers age and retire, nonprofit leadership is in transition.

10 Ways Board Members Can Fundraise WITHOUT Asking for Money

NonProfit Hub

Behind her smile the development director was fuming. Board of Directors FeaturedJust ask Oprah!” She wanted to say, “Sure! Think again!

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An IT Director's Guide to Securing Your Data


IT Director. Spencer Bolles. Bay Area Community Resources. "You cannot put a price on your organization’s data, but if you are breached, you can be sure that cyber-criminals will." Data Infrastructure PCI Compliance IT Staff

Tech Tips for Executive Directors: 5 Mobile Apps for Busy Nonprofit Leaders


Your executive director and board members should be reading this quarterly digital journal for nonprofit leaders ! By Sophia Guevara. With so many apps available in the iPhone App Store and Google Play, it is difficult to find which ones could actually provide value for the needs of a nonprofit leader. What apps are you crazy about?

How to Build a Better Board and Staff Relationship

NonProfit Hub

Board of Directors Featured Human ResourcesSign up to get your free subscription today. You’re busy. I’m busy. We’re all busy. Never assume.

Lessons in Capital Campaign Leadership: A Reflection

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Management AFP capital campaign leadership nonprofit board of directors I expected a quality program. I got brilliance.

[PODCAST] The Cost of Poor Nonprofit Leadership | Ft. Marc Pitman

NonProfit Hub

Board of Directors Featured Fundraising HubcastBuilding upon his research, he developed the Nonprofit Sector Leadership Report 2016.

[PODCAST] Get Your Board on Board | Ft. Claire Axelrad

NonProfit Hub

Board of Directors Featured HubcastLet’s be honest, fundraising gets a bad rap. So where is the disconnect?

To BYOD or Not to BYOD: One IT Director's Take


Director of Technology Infrastructure. Darren Schoen. Broward Center for the Performing Arts. You need to be prepared for the BYOD conversation. Here are a few tales from the trenches on how to handle it, and how I have come to love, and loathe, BYOD.

Welcoming Joleen Ong as NTEN's new Marketing and Publications Director


Joleen Ong joins us as the Marketing and Publications Director (or, rather, "joined" two weeks ago already!).

Build Your Nonprofit Budget like a Boss in 7 Easy Steps

NonProfit Hub

If you’re a smaller nonprofit, Maloy said to start the conversation with the historical details between the executive director and financial manager.

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7 Tips for Running Effective Nonprofit Board Meetings

NonProfit Hub

If fundraising is the lifeblood of your nonprofit then your board of directors is the heart that keeps the organization moving forward.

How to Access and Use Big Data in the Nonprofit World

NonProfit Hub

Every nonprofit has three important areas of focus to manage: funders and contributors, the board of directors and management. Not as much.

Seven Ways a Board Member Can Support Their Executive Director and Organization


What do nonprofit Executive Directors really want from their board members? Talk to the Executive Director. Volunteer your time.

7 Ethical Dilemmas Facing Nonprofit Organizations

NonProfit Hub

Board of Directors Featured Fundraising Human ResourcesUnfortunately, life is a little more complicated than that. Tainted Money. Compensation.

The ABCs of Board Development: Recruiting the Right Nonprofit Board Members

NonProfit Hub

Board of Directors FeaturedThis post was originally featured in our May/June edition of the Nonprofit Hub Magazine. Okay, not really everything.

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Boards and User Adoption


Insights Board of Directors Board Portals Boards Decision Making ITProblems could occur down the road. Also, plan for a transition time.

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When Your Powers Combine: Why Nonprofit Mergers Should Not Be Feared

NonProfit Hub

More common is when one board of directors votes to dissolve and transfer its assets to another organization. EARTH-FIRE-WIND-WATER-HEART!).

Social Media for Executive Directors


Event Price: 40.00. EventDate: July 26, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm. Type: Live Training. As a decision-maker, you are responsible for figuring out which social media your organization should use. How do you work through all the possibilities, hype, and data to decide which channels actually make sense for your organization? event_KEY. Social Media

[MCON 2015] The Problem With Nonprofits ‘Non-Yesterday’

NonProfit Hub

Weinheimer’s main issue is the quality of board of directors. Board of Directors Featured Starting a Nonprofit a board directors Donors driven eric forum hub impact MCON mission Nonprofit sector social starting weinheimerThere is a problem with nonprofits today. a.k.a. today). It’s offensive.” Anything but nonprofit sector.

The Keys to a Great Nonprofit CEO/Board Relationship

Connection Cafe

Board Development Nonprofit Management Non-Profit nonprofit nonprofit; board of directors; communication You know what I mean.

How to Remove a Nonprofit Board Member

NonProfit Hub

Behind involved, dedicated and committed board of directors, your nonprofit can achieve great things. Resignation. Leave of Absence.

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Introducing the Community Director

AFP Blog

Introducing the Community Director : Recently, Ogilvy outlined the ways in which organizations are primed to accept the role of community director. The community director, as they see it, helps set strategies, expedites inquiries, and help incorporate the brand’s voice into other parts of the company

6 Lessons I Learned from Running a Nonprofit (Terribly)

NonProfit Hub

The Board of Directors is there to help! Board of Directors Featured Fundraising Human Resources Nonprofit Technology Social Media