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Accredited Interim Executive Directors for Nonprofits

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Who We Are

NAAIED ensures a level of professionalism through requiring criteria for membership for Interim Executive Directors and Interim Directors through a vetting process, peer review

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For Boards of Directors

Interim Directors are highly experienced individuals or teams that specialize in taking the helm quickly to guide the company for a short time, generally 3-12 months

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For Interim EDs

Membership is reserved for experienced executives dedicated to taking on interim assignments. Members  meet the high criteria to receive all benefits

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Submit Your Case Study for a Book Publication

In partnership with Spirit House Productions, NAAIED is publishing a book on the work and philosophy of Interim Executive Director’s.

For more information on how to submit a case study, please visit our Publications page.

NAAIED is a membership organization dedicated to advancing the practice of engaging Interim Executives Directors and Interim Directors during leadership transition. Members are trained interim professionals using best transition practices, to ensure a sustainable future for nonprofits.

NAAIED is the only national organization of nonprofit Interim Executives. Nonprofit Board members can be assured that NAAIED members have qualifications that they seek.

Over the years, we have learned what is required of Interims and what differentiates an IED from a permanent executive. Interims are not just placeholders for the incoming Executive Director during a search process, they provide expert, reliable, proven leadership.

Interims can provide services in Executive leadership, Finance, Fundraising Development, Human Resources and more.