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Profile of the author, Brian O'Connell

Brian O'Connell is founding President of INDEPENDENT SECTOR, a national coalition of voluntary organizations, foundations, and corporations, which seeks to preserve and enhance our American traditions of giving, volunteering, and not-for-profit initiative. He is also Professor of Public Service at the College of Citizenship & Public Service at Tufts University. He previously served as President of the National Council on Philanthropy and as Executive Director of the Coalition of National Voluntary Organizations. For 12 years, he was the National Director of the Mental Health Association. O'Connell was Chairman of the Organizing Committee of CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation and has served as a board member of and advisor to many philanthropic and voluntary organizations. He is author of America's Voluntary Spirit; Voices From the Heart: In Celebration of America's Volunteers; and with Ann Brown O'Connell, Volunteers in Action.

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