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Introducing The Strategic Nonprofit Podcast

We want to proudly introduce you to The Strategic Nonprofit podcast, where we discuss all things related to Not-For-Profit Organizations. Join us for our monthly episodes, where expert guests join our hosts Tom Abbott and Trista McIver, to discuss all things NPO. Covering topics such as Board Governance, Strategic Planning, Recruitment & Retention, Increasing Membership, Fundraising, and even software to help run your NPO.

Our Mission

Our mission is pretty simple. It’s to help boards and staff come together in synergy. Quite often, there’s conflict or confusion about roles and responsibility. However, we believe that they’re all equal and that their roles complement each other. By bringing staff closer together, we help them with governance and strategic planning to better serve their communities and reach their all-important goals.

So if you’re a volunteer or a paid staff member or have an interest in the not-for-profit sector – this is the podcast for you. We’re going to cover every topic from advocacy issues, Conflict of Interest guidelines, Board Staff Relations, recording sufficient minutes, planning effective meetings, board appraisals and staff appraisals, you name it – we discuss it.

Tom (TJ) Abbott

Tom is an authority on Governance and Strategic Planning and is the Managing Director of AMC NPO Solutions. Tom has over 25 years of experience as CEO, President and board director of several not-for-profit organizations. He is also a Certified Speaking ProfessionalTM, a designation held by 1.5% of speakers globally.

Trista McIver

Trista is the Program Advisor for AMC NPO Solutions and advises not-for-profit organizations about our governance workshops and strategic planning sessions. She has over 15 years of experience as both staff and volunteer of several not-for-profit organizations. Trista loves Cuban Salsa dancing, spending time on her family powerboat and going to classic car shows with her son.

About Tom (TJ) Abbott

Tom (TJ) Abbott, CSP is the Managing Director of AMC NPO Solutions and an authority on Governance. He has over 25 years experience as CEO, President and board director of several not-for-profit organizations. Tom has also spoken in over 20 countries.

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