Ananda Valenzuela is the interim director for RVC, and has written about the impossible executive director role — that many of us know all too well. For the past two years, they been coaching and working with RVC staff to explore a new structure centered around liberatory power.
RVC’s new structure with four co-executive directors demonstrates distributed leadership, which they define as:
“a thoughtful, clear mapping of power, where folks can understand exactly who holds what forms of decision making and responsibility across the organization, and where there is not an excessive amount of power held by any one person in the system.”
Read more from Ananda about RVC’s new co-executive director structure.