Our meeting facilitation experience spans over 25 years of design and implementation of projects that involve facilitating group discussions and developing planning documents to implement new programs, recruit program participants, form public policy, evaluate government and not-for-profit programs, and chart the future direction of government agencies and nonprofit organizations. Our facilitation services may include:
Focus group facilitation
Group decision making facilitation
General meeting facilitation
Investigation and research facilitation
Content development and logistics management of conferences, workshops, observational visits, peer internships, and international professional exchanges
Our Facilitation experience includes:
Planned and facilitated meetings post-implementation of Brown Act and Maddy Act; and facilitated Upstream Investments Portfolio Review Committee meetings
Client: Sonoma County Human Services Department, Santa Rosa, California
Services: Facilitation of the Upstream Investments Portfolio Review Committee meetings. Planned and facilitated meetings in alignment with Brown Act and Maddy Act requirements.
Cannabis legalization meeting facilitation and reporting for county agency
Client: Sonoma County Economic Development Board, Santa Rosa, California
Services: Facilitation of Cannabis Task Force and board/staff planning meetings and documentation of outcomes and decisions regarding the economic impact of cannabis legalization in Sonoma County.
Community outreach for federally qualified health clinic
Client: Alliance Medical Center, Healdsburg, California
Services: Facilitation of community outreach events and projects to educate the public on AMC's mission and programs. Additionally, have provided fund development and board retreat facilitation.
Facilitation of meetings to support film institute's 3-year strategic plan
Client: California Film Institute / Mill Valley Film Festival, San Rafael, California
Services: Facilitated meetings with staff, board, and donors resulting in the development of a three-year strategic plan and a one-year detailed work plan.
Board planning retreat facilitation and follow-up planning consultation for Latino family resource center
Client: La Luz Center, Sonoma, California
Services: Facilitation of a board planning retreat and follow-up planning consultation with the staff for an organization that primarily serves Sonoma's Latino Community. Conducted stakeholder interviews to obtain organizational public perception.
Fund development plan facilitation for grief center
Client: Social Advocates for Youth Grief Services, Sonoma, California
Services: Facilitation of a fund development plan with the board and implementation of strategies to increase donor and community involvement with the organization.
Board retreat facilitation for nonprofit senior center
Client: Vintage House, Sonoma, California
Services: Facilitation of a board planning retreat and follow-up planning consultation, with the staff for an organization that serves people over 55 years of age, resulting in a one-year action plan.
Focus group facilitation and data reporting for United Way
Client: United Way of the Wine Country, Santa Rosa, California
Services: Facilitation of focus groups and data analysis to develop the annual evaluation for two programs: (1) School Readiness Backpack Program and (2) Earn it! Keep it! Save it! free tax preparation services for income-eligible community members.
Facilitation of a planning retreat and documentation of session outcomes for health department
Client: Sonoma Department of Health Services, Santa Rosa, California
Services: Facilitation of a planning retreat and documentation of session outcomes and decisions for a major universal preschool community key informant discussion.
Fund development plan facilitation for art museum
Client: Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, California
Services: Facilitation of planning discussions with board and staff members, resulting in the creation of a three-year fund development plan.
Facilitation of early youth development program meetings
Client: Sonoma County Human Services Department, Petaluma, California
Services: Selected as the consultant to facilitate the Petaluma READY (Road to Early Achievement and Development of Youth) Team meetings.
Facilitation of meeting to address homelessness
Client: Sonoma County Community Development Commission, Santa Rosa, California
Services: Facilitated a meeting of community representatives to determine short-term strategies to address homelessness in the Lower Russian River Area.
Facilitation of community meeting regarding updates to child care and education plan
Client: Child Care Planning Council of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, California
Services: Coordinated, planned and facilitated a community meeting to discuss the Council's 2016-21 Countywide Plan for Child Care and Education.