Stepping Up, Staying Engaged

Succession Planning and Executive Transition Management for Nonprofit Boards of Directors

Posted January 1, 2006
By The Annie E. Casey Foundation
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This publication focuses particularly on board leaders. It provides a set of practical perspectives, hands-on tools, brief case studies, and useful resources to help board chairs, officers, and members take a proactive approach to preparing their organizations for a transition.

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Key Takeaway

A 2004 study of 2,200 nonprofit leaders found that 65% of the executives intended to leave their positions by 2009.

Another survey found that 75% of more than 1,900 executives polled planned to leave within five years.