by Ashleigh Servadio
by Matthew Haas, President and Chief Executive Officer
It’s amazing how the dynamics of a Board can change with the addition of just one person. I’ve attended many Board meetings that have had meaning, passion, and maybe most importantly, direction. My personal experience tells me non-profit Boards are typically made up of two types of people - the doers and the talkers. Here’s a short list of things that may help you fill your Board with more doers, less talkers.
by Patrice Loretta, Association Management Division Manager
by Chris Stockton, Associate Executive Director
January is a good time to check up on your organization’s Membership recruitment and retention efforts!
by Marcel Bourdase, Associate Executive Director
The Presidential Election is over and whether we would like to think about it or not, the holidays are just around the corner. While this is the time of year we take inventory of things we’re thankful for, don’t forget about the obligations you may have for your nonprofit organization.
While your organization may have a fiscal yearend other than December 31, this checklist will provide you with a list of things you may still need to consider:
For many nonprofit organizations outsourcing functions to a third-party isn’t even an option on the table. When most people hear the word “outsourcing” they immediately think of American jobs being sent overseas however PESC has a different image to paint.
Who doesn’t have a tight budget in this economy? Whether your budget is large or small, who isn’t trying to balance the needs of your organization with a tight budget, like a kid playing on a teeter-totter?
A good association manager goes above and beyond, often taking that extra step for clients and partners. That includes spreading the word when they do something noteworthy, such as winning awards, scoring a big grant or the like.
Writing a press release isn't as easy as one might expect, especially these days. Newspapers are shrinking in size and "news hole" – the amount of space devoted to news stories – is smaller, so getting releases published is harder. More news outlets have substituted online blogs, which increasingly are a repository for such information.