helping organizations focus on customers, develop capacity, and create results
helping boards focus on making the world a better place
ACoRN see HIV/HCV Resource Center.
Addison County Prevention Partnership, Middlebury, VT. Planning retreats to develop board infrastructure.
Adrian Duckworth Museum, Meriden, NH. Strengthen fundraising program.
AIDS Council NE NY, Albany, NY. Retreats to develop board goals in service to the organization’s strategic plan.
Alice Peck Day Hospital and Health Center, Lebanon, NH. Strategic planning, based on Appreciative Inquiry, multiple summits with the leadership team and staff, co-facilitated with Alex Jaccaci and Susan Woods. See also Women’s Wellness.
Alice Peck Day Hospital and Health Center Auxiliary. Design, facilitate strategic planning process, using Technology of Participation (ToP)
American Red Cross, Vermont Chapters, Burlington VT. 2-Day Fundraising Seminar, facilitated with Christine Graham.
Antioch New England Nonprofit Management Seminars, Keene, NH. Development and Philanthropy section of curriculum.
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), formerly National Society of Fund Raising Executives (NSFRE), Alexandria VA. Faculty, First Course. Northern New England chapter conferences: Moderator for Ethics Panel, Workshops on Donor Stewardship, Asking for Money, Major Gifts Sight Raising, Through the Looking Glass: Public Scrutiny of Nonprofits, Policy Governance for Board Leadership. Massachusetts chapter conference: Strategic Planning.
Association of Fundraising Professionals Northern New England Chapter. Multiple workshops on Donor Stewardship.
Bennington-Rutland Opportunity Council (BROC), Rutland VT. Facilitate 2-day board retreat to initiate strategic planning process. Facilitate 2-day staff retreat to revise strategic plan. Board training. Facilitate 1-day staff, 1-day board planning retreats to integrate existing strategic plan into new federal Office of Economic Opportunity goals and outcomes measurements.
Bethany Birches Camp, Plymouth, VT. Board and staff planning retreat.
Bi-State Primary Care Association, Montpelier, VT. Annual retreat training in development and fundraising.
Burlington VT Community and Economic Development Office. Design and facilitate staff retreat on mission and goals, self-directed teams, and reorganization action planning.
Camp Thorpe, Goshen, VT. Development and Governance Assessment in preparation for a campaign.
Capitol Center for the Arts, Concord, NH. Complete major donor fundraising for $2.5 million campaign.
Capital District Community Loan Fund, Albany, NY. Board training in fundraising.
Cedarcrest, Keene, NH. Development audit. Board development. Strategic planning.
Central Vermont Community Action Council (CVCAC), Barre, VT. Strategic staff planning process integrating Appreciative Inquiry and Balanced Scorecard planning models.
Chamber of Commerce Central Vermont, Barre, VT. Board and staff workshop on roles and responsibilities.
Chamber of Commerce, Quechee, VT. Planning retreat.
Chandler Center for the Arts, Randolph, VT. Facilitate planning process and board Annual Retreat. Pre-campaign Planning Study. Counsel for a $3.5 million capital campaign.
Charlotte Children’s Center, Charlotte, VT. Advise on implementation of Carver’s Policy Governance.
Child Care Resource, Williston, VT. Board workshop on roles, responsibilities, structure, committees.
Clarina Howard Nichols Center, Morrisville, VT. Board/staff retreat on roles/responsibilities, decision-making and communication, and long-range planning.
Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) Child Development Center, managed by Cradle & Crayon, Hanover NH. Board training in leadership issues, organizational growth, and board roles and responsibilities.
CONFR (NH Council on Fund Raising), Concord, NH. Multiple public workshops on leadership, organizational growth, board roles and responsibilities, Raise it Right! fundraising workshop.
Connecticut River By-ways Council, CT River Joint Commission, Charlestown, NH. Board/staff planning retreat.
Connections (early child care/education services), Burlington, VT. Board/staff planning retreat.
Copper Cannon Camp, Franconia NH. Board overview of strategic and development planning.
Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), San Antonio, TX, Presentation on Computers in Alumni and Development Operations: Tickler Systems; Communication, Users and Technical Staff.
COVER, White River Junction, VT. Strengthen board recruitment. Planning process using Technology of Participation (ToP)
Dartmouth College Rassias Foundation, Hanover, NH. Long-range planning.
Dartmouth College SEEDS, Hanover, NH. Workshops on nonprofit financial management and board engagement.
Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business, Hanover, NH Experiential learning and team development with freshmen classes, with TeamWorks, Hulbert Outdoors Center, Fairlee, VT
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Boyle Community Pediatrics Program, Lebanon, NH. Revise fundraising brochure, help develop Advisory Committee, identify community needs.
Dartmouth Partners in Community Service, NY, NY. 2-day planning retreat, first of 3-phase process, using Technology of Participation (ToP)
David’s House, Lebanon, NH. Board retreat to resolve differences among constituencies.
Dorset Nursing Association, Dorset, VT. Recommend improvements in fundraising programs, including major donor and planned giving strategies. Future project: facilitate strategic planning process based on Drucker’s Self-Assessment and Appreciative Inquiry.
EarthRight Institute, White River Junction, Vt. Board workshop on organization development and development planning; counsel for specific fund raising projects.
Essex County Community Foundation, Danvers, MA. Donor Stewardship, Board Fundraising Skills, two workshops part of day-long Institutes for Trustees. (Annual) Fund by Any Other Name, half-day workshop for eastern Massachusetts nonprofits.
8 Rivers Roundtable, Atlantic Salmon Federation, Brunswick, ME. 3-Day Planning Conference based on Appreciative Inquiry, with capacity-building and fundraising sustainability study as follow-up. With Demont and Associates, Portland, ME.
Essex Children’s Choir, Williston, Vt. Board retreat on strategic planning.
Farm and Wilderness Camp, Plymouth, Vt. Board/staff retreat on strategic planning.
Federal Women’s Conference, Randolph, Vt. Workshop on Lions, Foxes, St. Bernards (Directors, Planners, Nurturers), based on Porter’s Relationship Theory.
Federated Women’s Program Council of Vermont Annual Meeting, Burlington VT, Team building.
Foodworks, Montpelier, VT. Staff introduction to total quality management techniques for strategic planning.
Frost Place, Franconia, VT. Strategic planning. Counsel on executive leadership transition. Second strategic planning using Technology of Participation (ToP)
Gifford Medical Center, Randolph, VT. Pre-campaign planning study. Campaign counsel for $5 million campaign for renovations for private rooms and a new campus for a Senior Community of independent living, assisted living, and a nursing center.
Gilman Housing Trust, Newport, VT. Facilitate board/staff retreat on governance and planning.
Giving Monadnock, Keene, NH. Workshops on donor stewardship, sustainable board development, succession planning. Fundraising Institute, workshops with numerous nonprofit boards throughout NH.
Good Beginnings of the Upper Valley, West Lebanon, NH. Program and service negotiations with another organization.
Good Neighbor Health Clinic, White River Junction, VT. Board retreat, organizational issues.
Governor’s Institutes of Vermont, Montpelier, VT. Facilitate board retreat: board training in leadership issues, organizational growth/board roles, fund raising and development. Second retreat: board self-assessment, board goals, prioritize goals toward 25th anniversary.
Grafton County Senior Citizens, Lebanon NH. Board seminar on fund raising and development planning.
Green Mountain Club, Waterbury, VT. Pre-campaign Planning Study, with Demont and Associates.
Green Mountain Horse Association, Woodstock, VT. Campaign Counsel for $2.5 million capital campaign. Pre-campaign study for $4.75 million. Counsel for $200,000 scholarship campaign and $300,000 renovation campaign. Counsel for $2.5 million capital and endowment campaign.
Groundworks Collaborative, Brattleboro, VT. Pre-campaign planning study.
Hannah House, Lebanon, NH. Board/staff strategic planning. Casey Foundation core capacity assessment.
Hanover Conservation Council, Hanover, NH. Pre-campaign counsel with Development Committee.
Headrest, Lebanon, NH. Board fundraising committee planning.
High Horses Therapeutic Riding Program, Hanover, NH. Board training in leadership issues, organizational growth/board roles, fund raising and development.
Hildene, Manchester VT. Board seminar on fund raising and development planning.
Howe Public LIbrary, Hanover, NH. Board and staff workshop/focus group on mission statement.
HIV/HCV Resource Center (formerly ACoRN), Lebanon, NH. Strategic planning.
Hubbard Brook Research Foundation, Woodstock, VT. Board and staff planning retreat.
ILEAD (Institute for Lifelong Education at Dartmouth), Hanover, NH. Planning focus group. Pre-campaign feasibility study for $8.25 million capital campaign.
Indoor Recreation Orleans County, Derby, VT. Fundraising counsel.
Institute of Range and the American Mustang, Fargo, ND. Feasibility study and counsel for $30 million capital campaign, including business planning; one of five-person team.
The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), Burlington, VT. Conflict resolution and mediation, review of board roles and responsibilities, policies, and planning.
Justin Morrill Homestead, Strafford, VT. Board/staff strategic planning, resulted in Educational Symposium in honor of 150th anniversary of Morrill’s Land Grant Act and first Executive Director.
Killington Mountain School, Killington, VT. Feasibility study for $1.1 million capital campaign.
King Arthur Flour, Norwich, VT. Staff team building, with the Hulbert Outdoor Center.
Kurn Hattin Homes, Westminster, VT. See New England Kurn Hattin Homes.
Lake Champlain Housing Development Corporation, Burlington, VT. Staff training: systems thinking, problem-solving skills.
Lake Champlain Housing Development Corporation, Mississquoi Health Clinic, and Northwest Medical Center, Swanton, VT. Facilitate the planning and collaboration between three agencies for a health clinic and elderly housing in the Swanton Central School, an historic building.
Landmark Bank, Lebanon, NH. Counsel for $2 million capitalization program.
Libraries. See Howe Public Library. See Norwich Public Library. See Norman Williams Public Library. See Vermont Board of Libraries.
LISTEN (Lebanon In Service to Each Neighbor), Lebanon, NH. Strategic planning process with staff and board; facilitate staff and board retreats in preparation for planning process.
Little Rivers Health Clinic, Bradford, VT. Board training in development and fundraising.
Little School, Weston, VT. Board development, infrastructure development.
Long Trail School, Dorset, VT. Board development and counsel for $l.4 million capital campaign.
Lund Family Center, Burlington, VT. Planning study for $3 million campaign.
Lyme Academy, Lyme, NH. Counsel on $310,000 capital campaign for renovations.
Lyme Foundation, Lyme, NH. Strategic planning process using Technology of Participation (ToP)
Maine Media Workshops and College, Rockport, ME. Board and staff planning retreat.
Marathon of Brattleboro, VT. Facilitate collaborative planning process among regional human services agencies in preparation for grant proposal.
Mascoma River Greenway, Lebanon, NH. Pre-campaign planning and campaign counsel for $2.2 million campaign.
Massachusetts Nonprofit Network, Boston, MA. Donor Stewardship workshop for area nonprofits.
Merck Forest and Farmland Center, Rupert, VT. Counsel on $1.8 million remaining balance of $6 million endowment campaign.
Middlebury College Library, Middlebury, VT. Facilitate a day and a half initial retreat for a strategic planning process for a new library and new services.
r.k. Miles, Manchester, VT. Staff training in problem-solving skills and customer service.
Millennium Institute, Washington DC. Facilitate board/staff discussions in planning for transition from founder president to sustainability; mediate conflict and founder/new president transition.
Milton (VT) School District. Future Search Conference: Strong Schools, Stronger Communities, Successful Youth, lead facilitator.
Mississquoi (VT) Health Clinic, See listing for Lake Champlain Housing Development Corporation.
Mount Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, Windsor, VT. Pre-campaign planning study, $11 million. Second pre-campaign planning study, $9 million. Campaign counsel for $7 million campaign for renovations for private rooms; consolidation of services and facility/equipment for state-of-the-art rehabilitation facility. See also Women’s Wellness.
Mountain Valley Medical Clinic, Londonderry, VT. Board/staff strategic planning retreat.
Morrill Homestead, Strafford, VT. See Justin Morrill Homestead.
National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA), New England Technical Assistance Conference, Mt Ascutney, VT. Systems approach to stakeholders and fund raising.
National Community Capital Association (NCCA), formerly National Association of Community Development Loan Funds (NACDLF), Philadelphia PA. Annual training conferences: Building Relationships for Long-Term Support, Evaluating the Executive Director and Organizational Outcomes, Defining Board and Staff Roles, Strategic Planning, Succession Planning. Board Role in Organizational Development. Board Role in Strategic Planning.
National Recreation and Park Association, New England Regional Conference, Burlington, VT. Workshop on development planning, fund raising, and solicitation skills.
The Nature Conservancy New Hampshire, Concord, NH. Development assessment, with Demont and Associates.
Neighborhood Connections, Londonderry, VT. Annual workshops on board self-assessment and governance.
New England Association of State Veterinary Boards, Nashua, NH. Facilitate strategic planning retreat for professional license reciprocity in New England.
New England Kurn Hattin Homes, Westminster, VT. Pre-campaign feasibility study for $10 million endowment campaign.
New England Museum Association, Arlington, MA. Annual conference workshops on development and fundraising, strategic planning leading to capital campaigns.
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Upper Valley Region, Concord, NH. Co-facilitate Board Chair/Executive Director and Funders forums, with Lizann Peyton.
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Wellborn Fund, Hanover, NH. Facilitate focus groups as part of program assessment.
New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits, Concord, NH. Co-facilitate Upper Valley Executive Director Peer Learning Circles, 2009-2013, with Lizann Peyton. Funded by participants 2011-2013.
New Hampshire Council on Fund Raising (CONFR), Manchester NH, Presentations on Strategic Planning and Sight-Raising for Leadership Donors.
New Hampshire Energy and Climate Change Coalition, Concord, NH. Facilitate strategic planning retreat.
New Hampshire Housing and Finance Authority, Bedford, NH. For the 6 workforce housing coalitions, conduct organizational, board, and development assessments in order for each coalition to achieve financial sustainability in the future. Tools: Core Capacity Assessment Tool, Corporate Fund Board Self-Assessment, Yellow Brick Road Development Assessment, all online assessment tools.
New Hampshire Organization of Nurse Executives, North Conway, NH. Design and facilitate Planning Retreat based on Future Search model.
New Hampshire Philharmonic Orchestra, Manchester, NH. Board retreat design and facilitation.
New Hampshire Preservation Alliance, Concord, NH. Board/staff planning retreat. Counsel for membership audit. Counsel for barn preservation program.
New Hampshire Project Learning Tree. Orient board to roles, responsibilities in development and fundraising.
New Hampshire Rivers and Watershed Council Annual Training Conference, Concord, NH. Fundraising workshop aimed at rivers, watershed, and environmental organizations.
New Hampshire State Advisory Council on Children with Chronic Illness and Disability, Concord, NH. Facilitate planning retreat.
New Jersey Community Loan Fund, Trenton NJ. Board self-assessment in preparation for a retreat on board effectiveness, organizational development, and fund raising.
Norman Williams Public Library, Woodstock, VT. Strengthen staff and board fund raising skills, strengthen development program in preparation for an endowment campaign. On-going development counsel.
North American Riding for the Handicapped Association, Vermont Network, Burlington, VT. Seminars on board leadership and fund raising.
North Country Aquatic Center, see Upper Valley Aquatic Center.
North Universalist Chapel Society, Woodstock, VT. Feasibility study, campaign counsel for $650,000 campaign. Planning retreat.
Northern Stage, White River Junction, VT. Counsel for the development program. Pre-campaign feasibility study for $25 million capital campaign.
Northshire Civic Center, Manchester, VT. Design, facilitate board retreats on transition from capital campaign to operating to governance board, roles and responsibilities.
Northwest (VT) Medical Center, See listing for Lake Champlain Housing Development Corporation.
Norwich Public Library, Norwich, VT. Strengthen staff and board fundraising skills.
Opera North, Hanover, NH. Board and staff training in fundraising and solicitation skills. Board/staff strategic planning. Design and facilitate annual board retreats.
Orton Family Foundation, Rutland, VT. Evaluation process for 4 projects of Rutland County community video project.
Outward Bound USA, Greenwich, CT. Counsel on alumni associations.
Parent to Parent of Vermont, Winooski, VT. Assessment, board development, facilitate strategic planning process based on Balanced Scorecard and Appreciative Inquiry.
Parish Players, Thetford, VT. Feasibility study for $178,000 campaign for renovations.
Pentangle Council on the Arts, Woodstock, VT. Facilitate board/staff planning retreats.
Pine Ridge School, Williston, VT. Train management team on organization development, change management, systems problem-solving skills.
Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, Williston, VT, Customer-focused Quality Initiative project with staff; annual board and staff retreats, with Susan Edsall.
Pony Farm (now Touchstone), Temple, NH. Board training in development, fundraising. See also Touchstone.
Pyralisk Arts Center, Montpelier, VT. Counsel on Annual Fund, major donor and pre-campaign.
Race for the Cure, Central New York, Syracuse, NY. Board retreat on planning, fund raising.
Race for the Cure, Maine. Board retreat on organizational planning, Komen Foundation model.
Race for the Cure, Vermont, Manchester, VT. Board retreats on Komen Foundation planning model, fund raising, Race debrief.
Randolph Area Food Shelf, Randolph, VT. Counsel for $300,000 capital campaign.
Rivendell Trails Alliance, Orford, NH. Board development. Strategic planning retreat.
Rockingham Meeting House, Rockingham, VT. Pre-campaign counsel for $175,000 for renovations.
Safer Society, Brandon, VT. Consult on organizational growth/board roles, fund raising, and development.
Safeline, Chelsea, VT. Board retreats on board roles and responsibilities and fundraising planning.
Saving Special Places, UNH Cooperative Extension, Durham, NH. Workshop on Donor Stewardship.
Shaker Museum, Enfield, NH. Pre-campaign counsel.
Sharon Academy, Sharon, VT. Fundraising counsel, board workshop on fundraising, solicitation skills. Advice on financial planning in support of the strategic plan.
Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. Board development, YBR Associate Cornelia Purcell.
Society for the Protection of NH Forests, Concord, NH. Feasibility study for $10 million campaign, with Alan Popp.
SouthEast Vermont Community Action (SEVCA), Westminster, VT. Training with Management Team on leadership, team building, communications, conflict management. Facilitate Strategic Planning Process and train department managers in planning process.
Spaulding Youth Center, Tilton, NH. Pre-campaign feasibility study for $ 7 million capital campaign, with Demont and Associates.
Spectrum Youth and Family Services, Burlington, Vt. Board Workshop, fundraising and solicitation skills.
Spirit of Health, Royalton, VT. Planning retreat.
Springfield (MA) Public Schools Future Search Conferences on Creating Safe Schools, one of six facilitators, with Denise Cormier.
Stratton Foundation, Stratton Mountain, VT. Train Board and staff in fundraising and solicitation skills. Facilitate Board Retreat. Second board retreat: self-assessment and board goals, factors that contribute to success, vision for 25th anniversary.
SUNY Cobleskill, Cobleskill, NY. Study Director, Pre-campaign Planning Study, with Demont and Associates.
Thetford Academy, Thetford, VT. Pre-campaign feasibility study for $2.25 million capital campaign.
Third Sector New England, Boston, MA. Day-long Donor Stewardship and Solicitation workshops for Boston-area nonprofits.
Touchstone, Temple, NH. Planning retreat to combine two for-profit and one non-profit programs into one nonprofit organization.
Turtle Island Day Care, Montpelier, VT. Workshops on board/staff roles, responsibilities.
Twin Pines Housing Trust, Lebanon, NH. Board workshop on fundraising solicitation skills.
University of Massachusetts/Amherst, College of Food and Natural Resources, Department of Pre-Veterinary and Animal Science, Hadley Farm, Amherst, MA. Feasibility study for $2.5 million capital campaign.
University of Rochester, Simon School of Business, Rochester NY. Team development with freshmen classes, with TeamWorks, Hulbert Outdoor Center, Fairlee, VT.
University of Vermont, Affirmative Action and Human Resources, Burlington, VT. Planning and mission statement development.
University of Vermont Career Services, Burlington, VT. Problem-solving skills, strategic planning.
University of Vermont, Schools of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, Burlington, VT. Planning retreat with new Dean.
University of Vermont, Friends of the Horticulture Farm, Burlington, VT. Board planning retreat.
Upper Valley Aquatic Center (UVAC), Hanover, NH. Pre-campaign planning study for $18 million campaign to build an aquatic center in the Upper Valley.
Upper Valley Community Foundation, see New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Upper Valley Region.
Upper Valley Educators Institute, (formerly the Upper Valley Teacher Training Institute), Lebanon, NH. Board strategic planning and development planning.
Upper Valley Land Trust, Hanover NH. Board workshop on development planning, solicitation skills.
Upper Valley Trails Alliance, Norwich, VT. Board strategic planning and development planning, with Lizann Peyton. Ongoing development counsel.
Vermont Achievement Center (VAC), Rutland, VT. Facilitate strategic planning process based on Drucker’s Self-Assessment Tool and Appreciative Inquiry.
Vermont Agency of Administration, Department of Buildings and General Services, Montpelier, VT. Initial planning process: Future Search, incorporating Appreciative Inquiry and Balanced Scorecard; facilitation with Oversight Team and Initiatives Teams. Second planning process: 3-day Planning Summit based on Appreciative Inquiry.
Vermont Agency of Administration, Department of Libraries, see Vermont Library Association.
Vermont Agency of Human Services, Assistive Technology Project, Waterbury, VT. Board development with new 501(c)3 to assess assistive technology needs state-wide and develop delivery system. Facilitate planning retreat.
Vermont Agency of Human Services, Child Care Division, Vermont School-age Care Network, Randolph, VT. Planning retreat
Vermont Agency of Human Services, Community Action Agencies See BROC, CVCAC, SEVCA, VACCRRA, Vermont Community Action Programs Directors, Vermont Weatherization listings.
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, Parks Division, Waterbury, VT. 2-Day Planning Summit based on Appreciative Inquiry.
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, Forestry Division, Waterbury, VT. 3-day Planning Summit based on Appreciative Inquiry.
Vermont Alliance for Arts Education, Montpelier, VT. Board retreats for strategic planning.
Vermont Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations (VANPO), Montpelier, VT. Public workshops on Strategic Planning, Introduction to Fundraising, Annual Fund and Major Donor Cultivation and Stewardship, 2-day Fundraising Institute with Christine Graham.
Vermont Area Health Education Center, Burlington, VT. Board retreat on development and fundraising and board development.
Vermont Arts Council, Montpelier, VT. Board retreat on Dodge Foundation’s Essential Feedback model and board organization in support of the strategic plan.
Vermont Association of Child Care Referral and Resources Agencies (VACCRRA). Planning retreats and facilitate follow-up meetings.
Vermont Association of Snow Travelers (VAST). Workshop on board/staff roles and responsibilities; board retreat on strategic planning, training with individual board committees.
Vermont Board of Libraries. Design and facilitate retreat: board roles and responsibilities, goals, actions, and implementation plan.
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR), Burlington, VT. Workshop on board/staff roles, overview of Carver and Chait board models
Vermont Community Action Programs Directors, Randolph, VT. CAP Directors’ planning retreat in support of a grant application.
Vermont Community Foundation, Technical Assistance Program (VCF TAP), Middlebury, VT. Public workshops: Fundraising Institute. Fundraising Skills Lab. Group and Organization Development, Team Building, Asking for Money, Direct Mail Solicitation. (see also Vermont Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations listing)
Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF), Montpelier, VT. Manage $750,000 permanent capital campaign. Board training in leadership issues, organizational growth/board roles.
Vermont Cultural Heritage and Tourism Council, Montpelier, VT. Strategic planning retreat and follow up.
Vermont Historical Society and Museum, Montpelier, VT. Board training in development and fundraising.
Vermont Law School, So. Royalton, VT. Complete $5.2 million capital campaign, including final $1 million for $3.25 million building project. Nonprofit Management Course class on philanthropy and nonprofits. Mentor major gift officer.
Vermont Library Association and Vermont Department of Libraries, Rutland and Killington, VT. Annual Conferences, workshops on team building, recruiting and motivating trustees. Design and facilitate annual board retreat: self-assessment, visioning the future, establishing priorities among goals.
Vermont Marketing Partners, Montpelier, Vt. Facilitate a planning retreat among marketing interests of the Departments of Agriculture, Economic Development, Fish and Wildlife, forest Parks and Recreation, Historic Preservation, Tourism and Marketing, Information Centers, Employment and Training, and the Vermont Arts Council and Film Commission.
Vermont Museum and Gallery Alliance, Woodstock, VT. Board and staff retreat on strategic planning and implementation.
Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC), Montpelier, Vt. Board and staff training in development planning and fundraising, solicitation skills.
Vermont Network Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. Facilitate meeting, teach decision making and conflict management skills.
Vermont Nonprofit Management Education Project (needs assessment for individual professional development), with CPG Associates.
Vermont Public Educational Government (PEG) TV Access Retreat design and facilitation, contract with cable company, long range planning.
Vermont Public Interest Research Group (VPIRG), Montpelier, VT. Counsel on major gift program, strategic advice on organizational, board issues. Mentor Director of Development.
Vermont Public Television, Colchester, VT. Facilitate board retreat on future board activities. Facilitate Community Listening sessions (focus groups).
Vermont State Veterinary Board, Montpelier, VT. Board workshop on strategic planning toward professional license reciprocity in New England.
Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC), Winooski, VT. Team building, systems thinking, and quality management problem-solving skills for Educational Loan Fund Management Team., with Susan Edsall.
Vermont Community Action Weatherization Programs, Waterbury, VT. Design and faciliation for state-wide weatherization staff retreat on Best Practices and Service Improvement.
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, Waterbury, VT. Campaign counsel, $3.5 million campaign. Board development. Improvements in fundraising programs.
Visiting Nurse Alliance of Vermont and New Hampshire, White River Junction, Vt. Counsel on development. Pre-campaign planning. Board workshop on philanthropy, solicitation skills.
Vital Communities, White River Junction, Vt, with the League of Women Voters. Facilitate one of four retreats to promote inter-agency collaboration among elected officials.
Waldorf School, Norwich, VT. Board fundraising planning.
Washington County Youth Services Bureau, Montpelier, VT. Strategic planning process using Appreciative Inquiry.
Wellborn Foundation, NH Charitable Foundation. Service on Advisory Board. Assistance with assessment long-term assessment and conduct focus groups.
West Central Behavioral Health, Lebanon, NH. Strategic planning with board, staff.
White Mountain Aquatic Center, North Conway, NH. Development assessment and planning for pre-campaign planning study.
Winchester Therapeutic Riding Center, Newfane VT. Fundraising, board development, and long-range planning.
Windsor County Partners, Windsor, VT. Fundraising, board development, and long-range planning.
Windrush Therapeutic Riding Center, Boxford, MA. Counsel for $3 million capital campaign.
WISE, Lebanon, NH. Board training in fundraising and development.
Women’s Wellness Program, Mt. Ascutney/Alice Peck Day Hospitals, Windsor, VT. Board workshops on program goals, organization development, and strategic planning.
Woodstock Public Library. See Norman Williams Public Library.
Yestermorrow Design/Build School, Warren, VT. Board and staff retreats on planning. Pre-campaign counsel, overview of feasibility/planning study for capital campaign.