- exposing the crisis in nonprofit fraud leadership…a crisis of pervasive and monumental waste, fraud, abuse, mismanagement, and malfeasance throughout the charitable sector which costs taxpayers and contributors tens of billions of dollars annually; and,
- seeking reforms that will restore the public’s lost confidence in the sector.
Red Cross’ response was “marginal at best” at the Mississippi flooding.
“The problem is their inability to develop tactical plans for their relief operations.”
It has been extensively reported that the Red Cross ’ to Superstorm Sandy in 2012 and its after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
The Mississippi emails also show the effects of to the charity’s network of local chapters made by CEO Gail McGovern, who has struggled to get the Red Cross on stable financial footing since she took over the charity in 2008. The Red Cross closed several Mississippi chapters since McGovern became CEO. The downsizing hasn’t been limited to local offices. Last month, a Red Cross senior vice president sent an informing his staff that positions in the Disaster Cycle Services would be cut.
Mississippi emergency management officials said the state has suffered from the Red Cross’ cutbacks. (Source)
- Silence: The Impending Threat to the Charitable Sector (Xlibris, 2011)
- Nonprofits: On the Brink (iUniverse, 2006)
- The Michigan Nonprofit Management Manual, Governance Section