The Council on Accreditation (COA) is an international, independent, nonprofit, human service accrediting organization. COA accredits or is in the process of accrediting more than 1,800 public and private organizations serving more than seven million individuals and families internationally. COA currently accredits over 45 different service areas that apply to over 125 types of programs.
The COA community is deeply committed to promoting best practice standards, championing quality, and advocating for accreditation. With the support of over 30 national and international organizations, a cadre of 500 volunteers, and a highly skilled and dedicated board of trustees and passionate staff numbering 60, COA pursues its mission with vigor.
COA recently developed a 2020 Strategic Plan with five key goals: a differentiated, high impact value proposition; an increase in the number of accredited organizations; greater impact on beneficiary outcomes; financial sustainability; and a positive impact on the human services field through knowledge sharing. The President/CEO will be charged with the overall leadership of COA to support programmatic outcomes for individuals and families. S/he will increase revenue and market share and translate the organization’s ambitious 2020 Strategic Plan into action.
PrimeGlobal is one of the 5 largest associations of independent accounting firms in the world, comprised of approximately 300 highly successful independent public accounting firms in over 80 countries. PrimeGlobal’s independent member firms house a combined total of over 2,000 partners, 22,000 employees and combined revenue of over $2.5 billion.
PrimeGlobal’s Chief Executive Officer will join at a critical moment, as the association moves into its next phase of growth and impact. This is an outstanding opportunity for an accomplished and collaborative association leader to: refine and implement a global strategy; mentor, manage and develop a dedicated, multi-country team; and oversee innovative, value-added membership events, communications approaches for referrals, and knowledge sharing. Location is open, but most probably North America or Western Europe.
The non-profit Wikimedia Foundation hosts Wikipedia, the largest collection of free, collaborative knowledge in human history, housing more than 46 million volunteer-authored articles in more than 300 languages, and reaching nearly one billion users per month.
The expert appointed volunteer Trustee will be a steward of the fifth most vital organization on the internet. The Wikimedia Foundation is seeking a mission- and values-driven leader with a deep commitment to sharing power and knowledge, as well as experience leading—and scaling — a tech, video-streaming or multimedia platform (ideally one that is open source, open data, or community-led).
For the global yoga community, Yoga Alliance (YA) is the independent a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit member organization that advances the development and livelihood of yoga professionals and advocates for safety and accessibility in yoga. YA’s mission is to educate and support yoga teachers, schools and students to effectively share the arts and sciences of yoga with their communities. Yoga Alliance Foundation (YAF), a related 501(c)(3) public charity, develops vehicles for social impact and has a goal to bring yoga’s healing potential to populations that have historically been marginalized from it and create new service opportunities for YA members.
Yoga Alliance Foundation’s Managing Director (M.D.) will translate the organization’s vision into a portfolio of programs that amplifies opportunities for yoga to transform and heal. This is an outstanding opportunity for a leader to build a program portfolio by: identifying promising community programs; developing grantmaking approaches that support program expansion and scale; measuring outcomes; and incorporating learning into future initiatives. Humble, collaborative, and disciplined, the M.D. must bring a track record building partnerships that have led to equity and access in marginalized communities.