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Executive Transitions

The Alliance has compiled this set of executive transition resources from amongst its own offerings as well as those throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.

Alliance Resources

Sample Documents

Tier 3 museum members can access a number of sample  executive transition plans and policies.


Other Resources

Guidelines for Hiring/Transitioning to a New Chief Executive in Nonprofit or For-Profit Corporations

The Free Management Library details the steps in transitioning to a new chief executive for a nonprofit organization. It discusses receiving notification of the resignation, confidentiality, board preparation, interim staff structure, hiring, and orienting the new director.

Planning for Leadership Transition

In this blog post, Elizabeth Varner seeks to raise awareness of the issues in leadership or executive transitions that can impact cultural entities.

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