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Macaela Stephenson pens a note as Nonprofit Connect's new 2021 Board President.
Nonprofit Connect Board President, Macaela Stephenson
For many of us, the pandemic has caused us to revert back to the basics of our missions. We have been challenged to deliver that mission with a new sense of urgency. I hope you will hold on to this mindset and continue to innovate as we move into the new year. The calendar doesn’t drive change, you do. Using what we’ve learned, we have the tools to ensure that 2021 can be the year of change.
Nonprofit Connect Welcomes three new directors to the 2021 Board Of Directors, and announces the new officers for 2021.
In the start of the new year, Nonprofit Connect's leader reflects on personal, organizational and community purpose as it relates to nonprofit work. What's your purpose?
Luann Feehan, President & CEO
We’re back at our desks and ready to take on a new year. It’s exciting to think about what big shifts will occur for nonprofits in 2016. It seems our sector is gaining more attention and more credibility. As we continue to accomplish our good work, we are garnering the respect we deserve and gaining recognition for the impact we make in our community.
When I have spoken about this topic with nonprofits it seems to get their attention more than other topics like lost donations from using a PC form for a mobile donor. The topic of which I speak is one I’ve blogged about here and it’s the Google search rank change that goes into effect on April 21 2015. As a refresher, if your primary web domain does not have a “mobile-friendly” version per Google’s mobile search bot software program your domain will get demoted in search rank.
It was my great honor in January to begin a term as President of the Board of Directors of Nonprofit Connect. My career in human services includes 33 years as an executive director, many of those years served at United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Kansas City. I left that post in 2013 to form an executive coaching and consulting firm to support the many missions we find in Kansas City. After relying on Nonprofit Connect for many years in my professional life, I was elected to the board in 2011 and have