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Cape Elizabeth Public Library (2022)
The Thomas Memorial Library in Cape Elizabeth, Maine is owned by the Town with a citizen Advisory Board. I have been hired to help the staff and board develop a strategic plan for the library.
Chalmers Group (2022)
The Chalmers Group is a family-owned group of insurance companies in western and southern Maine and in New Hampshire; leadership now includes the fourth generation of the Chalmers family. As in years past, we have been hired to facilitate a two-day strategic planning retreat for the leadership team.
ChIME – The Chaplaincy Institute of Maine (2023)
The Chaplaincy Institute of Maine – ChIME – is an institution dedicated to serving communities by offering a multitude of opportunities for individuals to explore what it is to live with integrity, Spiritual Presence and Prophetic Voice. They have hired me for a workshop at Maine Coast Waldorf School scheduled for April 1, 2023, part of which will be open to the public. We will discuss Listening Across Differences.
Church Pension Group (2022)
Based in New York City, Church Pension Group provides pension management and insurance services for clergy. They have hired me to do 4 training sessions – one per quarter – with corporate leaders.
A surrogate company that matches intended parents with surrogate women, ConceiveAbilities helps make families. Given the intimate relationship between intended parents and surrogates, ConceiveAbilities wants their staff to be grounded in consensus decision making principles in order to guide surrogates and intended parents through difficult decisions. We have been hired to provide training.
Dragon Cement (2021)
To foster good relations and communications with their neighbors, Dragon Cement of Thomaston hires me to facilitate regular meetings of their Community Advisory Panel made up of local government, nonprofit, and business leaders.
Based in Clinton, Maine, FEDCO is a cooperative, one of the few seed companies so organized in the United States. Profit is not the primary goal. Consumers own 60% of the cooperative and worker members 40%. The cooperative structure gives workers a real voice in running the company and a real stake in its success. FEDCO has hired me to help them with strategic planning.
Konbit Sante (2022)
Based in Maine, Kanbit Sante’s mission is to support the development of a sustainable health system to meet the needs of the Cap-Haitien community in Haiti with maximum local direction and support. We have been hired to do strategic planning with the Board.
Maine Health & Higher Educational Facilities Authority (2022)
The Maine Health and Higher Educational Facilities Authority (MHHEFA) provides colleges, universities, and healthcare facilities access to capital markets by issuing low cost, tax-exempt bonds and lending the proceeds to finance or refinance the acquisition, construction, and renovation of facilities. We have been hired to help the Board with strategic planning.
Maine Highlands Working Communities Challenge (2021) (2022)
A coalition of nonprofits and municipal governments in the Piscataquis County region of Maine (northwest of Bangor) has received a Working Communities Challenge Grant from the Boston Federal Reserve Bank to understand how persistent and growing poverty impacts the region and to develop collaborative and inclusive strategies for everyone in the community to thrive. I have been hired to facilitate meetings of the Leadership Team.
Maine Mineral and Gem Museum (2022)
Located in Bethel, the mission of the Maine Mineral and Gem Museum is to celebrate the mineralogy of Maine and to enlighten visitors as to the origin of Earth and beyond through dynamic exhibits, educational programming and scientific research—all designed to fire the imagination. They have hired me to help the staff and board with strategic planning.
Norway, Maine (2022)
The Town of Norway, Maine has hired me to run a multi-phase process to help the Town develop a Vision for its future, as a foundation for upcoming comprehensive planning.
York, Maine (2021) (2022)
I have been hired by the Town of York, Maine to facilitate the establishment of a 10-year plan for Fire Service Delivery. Did you know that York currently has two fire departments? And two very active call companies?