Membership Levels

Founding Member

Member of the founding group of NAAIED, and meet all criteria for Approved Members.

Charter Member

Recommended by Founding Members, and meet all criteria for Approved Members. The number of Charter memberships is limited. Reduced initial membership fee.

Approved Member

Membership is reserved for experienced executives dedicated to Interim Director assignments who meet the following criteria:

  • Previous Executive Director/CEO experience
  • More than one successful Interim position
  • Completion of IED training or equivalent
  • Five references of merit from former clients
  • Completion of an application form and submission of a resume
  • Sign and adhere to the NAAIED principals and Code of Conduct

Associate Member

Associate Interim Director membership is reserved for experienced executives dedicated to Interim Director assignments. Associate members must meet the following criteria to receive all benefits:

  • Previous Executive Director/CEO experience
  • Completion of or enrollment in approved Interim Executive Director training
  • Five references of merit from former clients
  • Completion of an application form and submission of a resume
  • Sign and adhere to the NAAIED principals and Code of Conduct

NAAIED Sponsor

We welcome corporate, business and nonprofit sponsors who are committed to social impact and understand the importance of executive transition and the Interim Executive Director role in the nonprofit sector. Please contact us to discuss Sponsorship opportunities.

Membership Fee

Annual membership is $300 per year.  A fee of $150 is required upon submission of your application. Upon acceptance the remainder of your $150 fee must be paid in full to be considered a member in good standing. If for some reason, membership is denied, your initial $150 payment will be refunded.

We reserve the right to cancel any membership for any reason at any time. If, in our discretion, we believe that a member or applicant has misrepresented his or her background or credentials or any other information we deem relevant, we reserve the right to deny an application or revoke a membership. In the event of any such cancellation of membership or privileges, no refund will be given.