Sauer Elected as Board Chair
for the National Council of Nonprofit Associations
Albany, New York (12/6/07) - - The New York Council of Nonprofits (NYCON), Inc. is pleased to announce Doug Sauer, CEO, has been elected to chair the Board of Directors of the National Council of Nonprofit Associations (NCNA), a network of 40 state associations representing over 20,000 nonprofits. Doug has previously served on the NCNA Board of Directors as Second Vice Chair.
“We are thrilled with the new leadership that Doug will bring to NCNA. The extensive experience and talent of our board is a vital asset to the organization as we advance our mission to strengthen state associations and the nonprofit sector as a whole,” said Audrey R. Alvarado, Executive Director of NCNA.
Since 1980, Sauer has provided leadership at NYCON. He s currently President of the Board of Directors of Council Services Plus (a for-profit insurance brokerage subsidiary of NYCON) and serves on the board of the National Association of Planning Councils (NAPC) where he previously served as President and Treasurer. In addition, he has served on the boards of the NYC-based Governance Matters, the Center for Women in Government at Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, the Grafton Free Library, the Albany Community Development Credit Union, and, as an elected official, to the Berlin Central School District. Doug also served as a gubernatorial appointee on the NYS National Commission on Community Service (Americorps).
The National Council of Nonprofit Association (NCNA) is the network of state and regional nonprofit associations serving over 20,000 members in 41 states and the District of Columbia. NCNA links local organizations to a national audience through state associations and helps small and midsize nonprofits. NCNA is also the convening organization for the Nonprofit Congress, an unprecedented effort to unite nonprofits and strengthen the charitable sector.
NYCON is the premier governance, management and support services organization serving charities in the state. NYCON has a membership of 1,300 charities. Its corporate office is based in Albany and has regional offices in New York City, Buffalo, Poughkeepsie and Oneonta.