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Does Your Organization Have a Succession Plan in Place?

by Rachael DeCruz

Have you thought about what you would do if your Executive Director announced he or she was leaving? Oftentimes nonprofits do not have a solid plan in place that can help guide them through a leadership transition. Join MANP on Thursday, June 10th from 9:00 am – Noon in Belfast for the SkillBuilder “Succession Planning.” Whether your organization is about to embark on a leadership transition or not, this SkillBuilder will provide you with the tools you need to ensure the long-term success of your organization. Click on either title for a full course description and to register.

Succession Planning

What do you do when your Executive Director gives notice that she or he will be leaving in six months? How do you prepare for a successful transition? Moreover, is your board ready to step up to the challenge of leading the transition? How deep is its bench? Dealing with leadership change can be one of the most challenging tasks you’ll face as board member or chief executive. But with good preparation and execution, it can also be a time for organizational renewal. Come to this half-day SkillBuilder to learn more about how succession planning can be a key to strengthening your organization today and ensuring strong leadership continuity into the future.

This SkillBuilder will include:

  • A roadmap for engaging your organization and board in succession planning
  • Development of an Emergency Leadership Plan for your organization
  • Strategies for recruiting, engaging and developing leadership on your board

Who Should Attend: Executive Directors and Board members

Presenter: Kathryn Hunt

Date: Thursday, June 10th

Fee: Member: $50, NonMember: $100

Location: Edward Reynolds House (VOA), Belfast

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