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Executive Director Turnover, Resignation, and Termination

Turnover is inevitable, at all levels and for different reasons from retirement, job changes, and termination. Organizations and boards need to be prepared to handle any turnover, especially at the senior level. Executive director transitions require additional planning and response. In this report, we’ll address how to prepare, respond, and manage an executive director’s departure, and how to handle a termination properly.

TREC is committed to providing new and pertinent information, tools, and samples to meet your Human Resources (HR) needs. Please note that this resource is not intended to be all-inclusive; we make every effort to present thorough and accurate information. However, numerous federal, state and local laws and regulations may vary regarding some of the issues; we encourage all organizations to review local laws and regulations and seek legal counsel when implementing new HR policies and procedures.

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