AMERICAN HARP SOCIETY, INC. Parent
AMERICAN HARP SOCIETY, INC.
The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.
Kathryn McManus enjoyed a 25-year career as a professional harpist including the principal chair of a major regional orchestra, university and private studio teaching experience, and the development of an adult beginner harp curriculum. After twelve years on stage as principal harpist at The Florida Orchestra, Kathryn McManus moved on to lead the Orchestra as executive director for nine more years. In that role she brought the organization from near bankruptcy to solvency in the ranks of the nation’s finest orchestras.
Senior leadership roles at several premier Florida non-profit organizations followed. In March, 2015, Kathryn was named executive director of the American Harp Society, blending her musical and nonprofit careers together.
Ms. McManus holds degrees in harp performance summa cum laude from the Cleveland Institute of Music & Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH and the North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC.
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AMERICAN HARP SOCIETY, INC.Board of directors
as of 07/26/2023
Board of directors data
Board leadership practices
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Board orientation and educationDoes the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
CEO oversightHas the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
Ethics and transparencyHave the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
Board compositionDoes the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
Board performanceHas the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No
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Race & ethnicity
Equity strategiesLast updated: 10/22/2021
- We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
- We have a promotion process that anticipates and mitigates implicit and explicit biases about people of color serving in leadership positions.
- We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
- We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.