Affiliations and Resources
- Bay Area Consultants Network
- Bay Area Interim Executive Directors Network
- Center for Strategic Facilitation
- Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership
- Institute of Cultural Affairs in the U.S.A.
- Leadership Search Partners
- Metis Partners
- Olive Grove Consulting
- Technology of Participation Trainer & Certified Facilitator Network
Interim Directions Favorite “Picks”
Executive Transition Series from “Search Our Resources” on The Annie E. Casey Foundation site
A broad range of nonprofit resources to filter by content type, topic, program area and/or series. The following two resources can be found under “Executive Transition Series” along with seven other relevant publications.
Interim Executive Directors: The Power in the Middle, Compasspoint, Executive Transitions Monograph Series, 2005
The classic overview of the value of utilizing Interim Executive Directors during transitions and why this strategy can impact an organization’s success in the long term.
Building Leaderful Organizations: Succession Planning for Nonprofits, Compasspoint, 2008
A targeted report for boards and executives to proactively address the inevitable change in leadership, including tools, approaches and alternative models to consider.
Table for Two: Can Founders and Successors Co-Exist so Everyone Wins?, Management Assistance Group, 2009
Strategies and case studies of the founder’s changing role presented in great detail with different perspective
The Interim Executive Directors (IED) Solution, The Support Center
Nonprofit boards increasingly embrace Interim Executive leadership during executive transitions
Interim EDs: Making a Good Thing Work for You, Compasspoint, 2012
Good advice for understanding the specific role of the Interim Executive Director and how to best make sure they are doing what your organization needs and wants.
Proactively Plan for the Inevitable: A Guide to Leadership Transition and Succession, Olive Grove Consulting, 2014
The latest and most honest guide to addressing leadership change and succession planning, presented in a practical and direct way.
Helping Organizations Achieve Successful Leadership Transitions, Association of Small Foundations, 2008
A summary of the inevitable leadership changes affecting the sector and how to prepare for them.
Interim Executive Management: Seven Benefits to Consider, Jackie Eder-Van Hook, 2015
Potential benefits that nonprofits that employ transition consultants may experience