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Good Leadership and Success Go Hand in Hand
A Note from Our Director

ESC Director Tom Mongeon (center) spoke with the World Affairs Council of NH about strategic planning and volunteering
In this election season, we have spent a long time considering who should lead our country. No matter what your political persuasion, I think we can all agree that strong, capable leadership is essential to the well-being of our government and our nation. This is equally true for nonprofits, which need good leadership to run their organizations  effectively and fulfill their mission.

This issue of the ESC newsletter focuses on nonprofit leadership. We examine why good leadership is important. We look at how the Seacoast Science Center has strengthened its operations through good leadership. And we introduce you to one of the many leaders in our organization who are helping nonprofits succeed. Please enjoy this issue and let us know if we can help your organization develop its leadership skills.
Seacoast Science Center 
Leading the Charge for Change

The Seacoast Science Center is located on the ocean in Odiorne State Park, Rye, NH
The Seacoast Science Center
is dedicated to helping people learn about the ocean. The Center is a vital part of New Hampshire's culture with over 80,000 visitors each year. Last year, the Center's leadership team embarked on a challenging top-to-bottom review of its operations. ESC consultants worked closely with the staff to develop a comprehensive business plan that is helping the Center continue its leadership role in the nonprofit community.

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Why Nonprofit Leadership Matters
By Paul Arruda

Successful nonprofits have leaders that instill confidence, build trust and empower the staff and board. In this article, we explore what is important to good leadership in nonprofits and how to improve leadership skills.

ESC Consultant
Anthony Sciarra
Anthony Sciarra in the Spotlight
Helping Nonprofits Continuously Improve

Meet Anthony Sciarra who joined ESC in early 2015. Anthony's 20+ years as a sales and service executive have come in handy around here. Anthony put his project management and continuous process improvement skills to work developing a "Best in Class" business model for the Seacoast Science Center . Since then, he has volunteered his time for projects at the Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ, the Portsmouth Housing Authority and Webster at Rye. 

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We Can Help. You Can Help
We'd Love to Hear from You

For many years, ESC's multi-disciplinary teams have helped all types of nonprofits improve their performance. If you need assistance with your organization's strategic planning, fundraising, board development and more, please  contact us  to learn how ESC can help.

We are always seeking volunteer consultants to support our mission of providing low-cost consulting to northern New England nonprofits. If you would like to put your management and professional experience to work with ESC, click here to find out how to join our talented team.

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Your Donation Will Make a Difference

Like all nonprofits, ESC relies on individual contributors to continue our mission. Your tax-deductible gift will enable us to work with nonprofits across Northern New England to strengthen their organizations, provide better services and help them succeed in their mission. Please help us help the nonprofit community by making a donation today.
     
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Or you can mail a check to: ESC, 80 Locke Road, Hampton, NH 03842

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