CEO Applications and Nominations
NAD Announces CEO Profile and Deadline
Posted January 5, 2010
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) calls for candidates for a visionary Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who will lead broad advocacy efforts covering the breadth of a lifetime and impacting future generations in areas such as early intervention, education, employment, health care, technology, telecommunications, and youth leadership.
The NAD CEO Search Committee (CSC) has developed a CEO profile and position announcement with input from Deaf America on the character, skills, experience, and educational background for the next chief executive of the NAD. More than 80 delegates representing four NAD regions submitted input during caucuses at the National Leadership Training Conference held October 28-31, 2009 in Columbus, Ohio. Click here to view vlog: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acgQC7qHkJY.
“The feedback provided by grassroots members was terrific and very helpful as we developed the CEO profile and position announcement,” said CSC Chair Kirsten Poston. “We got a clear feel for the type of leader that members want for the NAD. The challenge now is to find prospective applicants who meet this profile and have the vision to take the NAD to greater heights.”
Current CEO Nancy J. Bloch, appointed in 1992 as the first female executive director, will depart by March 31, 2011. The CSC was formed by the Board of Directors in the fall of 2009 to facilitate the search effort, which will screen candidates and recommend finalists to be considered by the Board as the next CEO of the NAD.
The NAD encourages community participation in the CEO search effort. "We invite Deaf America to help spread word that t