How much should a nonprofit executive be paid? [News, 7/17]


I don’t know the answer, but I do know it’s not a fun day to be Food & Friends’ CEO or on the F&F board of directors (WaPo, 7/17). “Out of line” executive compensation, and what one blogger called the “strong CEO/weak board syndrome,” were hot topics about nine months ago, after the release of the 33 Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice for nonprofits, which didn’t address those issues.

CHILD WELFARE
D.C. Child and Family Services Director Resigns (WaPo, 7/17)

ENVIRONMENT
Climate Report from COG Sets Goals for the Region – “This is not just about changing light bulbs,” says George S. Hawkins, director of the D.C. Department of the Environment. (WaPo, 7/17)
Gov. Kaine encourages teleworking (WaPo, 7/17 – scroll down) – happy to oblige, Guvnah.

WG MEMBERS
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History has received a $15 million gift from the Roger and Victoria Sant Founders’ Fund of the Summit Fund of Washington. (6/26)