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November 1, 2015

Sauer Elected to National Nonprofit Board

Over the summer, the National Council of Nonprofits (Council of Nonprofits) announced the election of respected nonprofit leaders from across the country to its Board of Directors.

At the Council of Nonprofits’ annual meeting on August 20th, the following were elected: 

  •     Doug Sauer, CEO, New York Council of Nonprofits
  •     Liz Moore, Executive Director, Montana Nonprofit Association
  •     Donna Murray-Brown, President and CEO, Michigan Nonprofit Association
  •     Marnie Taylor, President and CEO, Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits

Re-elected to the Council of Nonprofits’ Board of Directors were: 

  •     Doug Bauer, Executive Director, The Clark Foundation
  •     Renny Fagan, President and CEO, Colorado Nonprofit Association

“We are privileged to have such accomplished individuals helping to guide the Council of Nonprofits,” said Tim Delaney, President and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits. “As we work with nonprofits in their local communities across the country achieve greater impact, these informed leaders will help advance our organization and the sector as a whole.”

“I couldn’t be more excited about the new leadership joining our Board of Directors,” said Kyle Caldwell, Executive Director of the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University and Chair of the National Council of Nonprofits Board of Directors. “The diverse viewpoints and expertise that Donna, Doug, Liz, and Marnie will add to the national board will increase our network’s impact in the coming years.”

A full list of the current Board of Directors, with links to biographies and photos, can be found at


The National Council of Nonprofits is a trusted resource and advocate for America’s charitable nonprofits. Through our powerful network of State Associations and 25,000-plus members – the nation’s largest network of nonprofits – we serve as a central coordinator and mobilizer to help nonprofits achieve greater collective impact in local communities across the country. We identify emerging trends, share proven practices, and promote solutions that benefit charitable nonprofits and the communities they serve. Learn more at

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