“So the stakes are high for raising these issues and winning this particular long game. Therefore, today, I call for heightened attention to HR in every nonprofit. Staff leaders should actively be building their bench. Boards of directors must own their responsibilities as employers as well as champions of mission. Given the daily contributions made by nonprofit organizations, we all have a stake in the continued success of our nonprofits.”
The Bayer Center’s director Peggy Outon penned a powerful piece for NEXT Pittsburgh on the board’s role in HR and, as a direct result, the success and growth of the nonprofit sector.