What is the Executive Director Search Task Force (EDTF)?
Choosing a new association executive director is one of the most critical decisions that any organization can make. The Executive Director Search Task Force will assist the RID Board of Directors in ensuring the most appropriate executive is identified and chosen for RID.
Task Force Members
Margaret Ransom Cobb
Melissa Draganac Hawk
What is the Scope of Work?
For the term 2011-2013, the Executive Director Search Task Force (EDTF) members are charged to complete the following tasks:
Review the RID Strategic Challenges and RID Strategic Plan
Review articles and resources provided by the RID Board of Directors and the ED Search Consultant
Participate in a comprehensive association assessment to determine the association’s strategic direction and the issues the association faces thus identifying the characteristics of the ideal candidate
Based on the above assessment, develop a profile / position description identifying the key characteristics and skills required of the ideal ED candidate (Board of Directors to approve)
Develop a timeline to complete the task force scope of work by June 30, 2012
Develop an advertisement for the ED position
Develop a press release and identify appropriate media to advertise the position
Screen resumes and check references of candidates
Conduct telephone interviews with top 6 – 8 candidates
Recommend to the Board of Directors the final top 2 – 3 candidates to complete the interviews for final consideration.