non-profit law & consultation
Sister Amy Hereford, CSJ
About Sister Amy
Sister Amy is a civil and canon lawyer who works with religious orders across the country, and with nonprofit organizations.
She has worked in the nonprofit world for 25 years, beginning in operations, moving into management and administration and then into consulting. As a consultant she has worked mainly with small to mid-sized nonprofits all over the US, and has a wealth of experience in assisting organizations in moving to the next level of strategic development.
She has degrees in science, law and communication, and has extensive experience as well as an excellent understanding of organizational management and development in addition to skills in strategic planning and effective use of computers and information technology to enhance management and further organizational goals.
Organizational and Strategic Planning
Facilitation and Board Development
Legal and Business Consultation
Teamwork and Staff Development
Presentations and Educational Seminars
Website Strategy and Design
Formation and incorporation
Governance and board structure, composition, roles, and responsibilities
Board/staff relationships, responsibilities, and delegation of authority
Conflicts of interest
Liability, risk management, insurance
Regulatory compliance and annual reporting
Mergers and affiliations
Corporate practices and recordkeeping