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JohnH

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American Youth Soccer Organization
May 13, 2011

While most of the comments by the other reviewers are basically accurate with regards to the actual local programs, the organization as a non-profit leaves something to be desired. Executive salaries are too high when measured against budget and the board of directors has long been plagued with micromanaging the organization. The fact that over the past ten years or so the organization has gone through five or six executive directors shows the fickle nature of leadership.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

attending national section conferences, national board meetings and having my children in the program.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Restructure how the board is elected, institute term limits for presidents, institute board member training, etc.), require board members to contribute financially, restructure executive salaries.

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How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Okay

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A little

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Unlikely

What is unique about this organization?

Nothing really. There are many similar organizations.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

MY ROLE:
Professional with expertise in this field & I have consulted with many regions on fundraising and sponsorships.

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