Executive Director Search

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[Hiring Process] | [Application Process] | [Community Involvement]

The board of TransPonder is excited to announce we’re hiring an executive director for TransPonder. The preliminary details of the hiring process can be found on this page, which will be updated as the process continues.

The application was posted on 2/15 to our website and Mac’s List. It closed 3/31/2021.

Hiring Process

First Steps

The board has met these dates to discuss the position. Their major goals were to establish a need for this position and write a job description in a way that would allow people from many backgrounds to qualify.

      • 11/17
      • 12/5
      • 1/10
      • Board engaged TBIPOC consultant to assist with ED search on 2/5
      • Board call with TBIPOC consultant on 2/19

Ongoing Process

      • interview panel preparation – facilitated by TBIPOC consultant – scheduled for 4/13

Application Process

  • The application was posted on 2/15 to our website and Mac’s List and closed 3/31. We posted information about this position on our social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, and through our email lists.
  • Application reviews will be complete by the end of 4/9 and next steps will be communicated to applicants the following week.

Close Date

We closed the position on 3/31/2021.


The interview portion of the process may include several interview panels, including an advisory panel, community panel, and one or more interviews with the board. More details will be posted here as the process develops.

      • Interviews will begin the 3rd week of April pending availability.

Hire Date

We aspire to have the new ED identified and announced by late May/early June.

Community Involvement

Community Feedback Survey

TransPonder created a community survey to gather feedback from the community on what desired personal and professional characteristics they would like to see in a new Executive Director, and what skills they would like them to have. This survey went live on January 24, 2021 and closed 3/31/2021. The feedback survey was provided to our TBIPOC consultant who was charged with coaching and preparing the interview panel and hiring committee to best represent our widely diverse community in the most inclusive manner.

Community Interview Panel

The community interview panel will be made up of community member volunteers, who will have the opportunity to interview candidates and provide TransPonder leadership with direct feedback and recommendations. The application went live on January 24, 2021 and closed 3/31/2021. All applicants are engaged in the process.

Stay Tuned for Details!

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