Why do some nonprofit organizations seem to be able to balance their books easily while others have to scramble for every month’s bills? Or successfully keeping their board of directors engaged, and staff members productive? Paul L. Dann, PhD, of Contoocook, has experience in these issues, having founded a multiple service behavioral health organization NFI north there. He also lectures at the University of New Hampshire and has authored a new book on nonprofit management. Podcast producer Roger Wood talks with him about his thoughts on nonprofits and their challenges.
Paul L. Dann, PhD is a nationally recognized trainer and presenter in leadership, organizational development, change management and organizational culture. He serves as the executive director of NFI North, a multiservice behavioral health organization that provides services across the life continuum, he has served on multiple boards of directors and provides consultation for nonprofit organizations. He also teaches at the University of New Hampshire in the Carsey School of Public Policy and at New England College in the School of Graduate and Professional Studies. In his free time he’s the frontman for a Chicago Style Blues Band.
He lives in New Hampshire with his wife.
Roger Wood is an award winning radio, podcast, newspaper and television journalist, with over 40 years of experience in the media. Roger has spent his entire professional career in New Hampshire. Roger currently serves as associate publisher and podcast producer at InDepthNH.org. In 2021 and 2022, he was recognized by the New Hampshire Press Association for his work in news podcasts. Prior to that he was honored for his work in broadcast radio news and public affairs. He has produced news and special feature reports for InDepthNH, New Hampshire Public Radio, NPR, and other public and commercial radio stations. He also produced spot news for CBS Radio. He has produced and narrated some 50 audiobooks and has written three novels. Roger has also moderated political forums for Seacoast Area Chambers of Commerce in Senate, gubernatorial and congressional races. He has also facilitated public policy discussions locally and statewide. Roger and his wife Elaine reside in Portsmouth.