Given that any evaluation often takes the back burner at many nonprofit boards, it isn’t so surprising that executive director reviews, especially in smaller nonprofits, might also fall victim to lack of board knowledge, time or interest.
Yes, completing your performance review is your board’s responsibility.
But do you have to keep waiting forever for your reluctant board members to organize your review? If you consider this feedback an essential element of your personal leadership development, couldn’t you engineer the process yourself?
So, it’s now six months after your Board hired your new Executive Director and you still haven’t conducted a performance review. What are you waiting for? You owe it to your new ED and to your organization to complete this review ASAP. Here’s a guide to help