Director, Standards for Excellence Institute
Amy Coates Madsen is the Director of the Standards for Excellence Institute, a national initiative to promote the highest standards of ethics and accountability in nonprofit governance, management, and operations, and to facilitate adherence to standards by all organizations. The Standards for Excellence Institute is a program of Maryland Nonprofits where Amy has served for more than twenty-four years. Amy is active in community organizations and served a three-year term on the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax-Exempt and Government Entities. She serves as a frequent trainer and writer in the areas of nonprofit best practices, board conduct, program evaluation, program replication, fundraising ethics and regulation, and nonprofit management.
Amy received her MA degree from the Johns Hopkins University and her BA degree from Virginia Tech and is member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Friday, October 11
12:30 PM – 4:00 PM