CEO Evaluation

The Feedback Loop

Evaluating the CEO or Executive Director on an annual basis is a key responsibility of nonprofit boards.  When it’s done right, the evaluation process can strengthen the lines of communication, re-align priorities and build a more supportive relationship between the CEO and Board.  When it’s not done right...well, you probably already know.  Use these resources to help you get off on the right foot.

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Leadership Evaluation Template

This worksheet can be used to evaluation the CEO for small to mid-sized organizations.

Board Committees

Much of the work of the board is accomplished by standing committees or ad hoc work groups. This document describes several types of committees.

CEO Evaluation Sample Policy

Adapt this sample CEO Evaluation Policy to meet your needs.

Evaluating the Chief Executive

Use this sample process for CEO Evaluation and adjust it to fit your organization.

Executive Director Job Description Sample

Use this sample job description as a starting point for your own Executive Director Job Description.

Job Description - Leadership Position
Sample CEO Evaluation - Basic

This quick and simple tool will provide a basic evaluation for your CEO.

Sample CEO Evaluation - Expanded

This is a more in depth tool for evaluating the CEO.

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The Go Factor

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