Author Archives: Ron Milam

About Ron Milam

Ron Milam, MSOD, works to transform the Pacific Coast into a sustainable region through leadership and organization development for collaborative change initiatives. Since 2005, Ron has served over 150 clients as an organization and network development practitioner.

My Pacific Coast Bike Tour: 10 Year Anniversary

During the summer of 2006, I bike toured down the mighty Pacific Coast, from Vancouver, Canada to Los Angeles, California. Along the way, I connected with friends, family and a network of  local leaders creating sustainable communities. It was a … Continue reading

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33 Places to Retreat Along the Pacific Coast

Ten years ago, I biked toured down the beautiful Pacific Coast, from Vancouver, Canada to Los Angeles, visiting leaders working on urban sustainability and meeting up with friends and family along the way. It was a transformative time for me, … Continue reading

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45 Climate Change Initiatives in Southern California

As part of my work coordinating the Los Angeles Funders’ Collaborative, I organized a funder briefing exploring the intersection of climate change, health and equity in Southern California. I researched organizations and collaboratives in Southern California (from the nonprofit sector) … Continue reading

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My 2015 Annual Report

Celebrating my 10th year of consulting, I continued to evolve my organization development practice. Throughout year, I coordinated the Los Angeles Funders’ Collaborative, which connected me to multiple leaders, organizations and collaboratives working towards healthy, sustainable and equitable places. In … Continue reading

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OD Practitioner Article

I’m pleased to share key findings from my masters thesis on managing collaborative change in the OD Practitioner, a peer-reviewed quarterly journal of the OD Network. My article looks at manager influence at six Southern California collaboratives, which is a role I’m now serving … Continue reading

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Collaborating for a Healthy, Equitable and Sustainable Los Angeles

Late last year, I started coordinating the Los Angeles Funders’ Collaborative, which aims to harness the changes being catalyzed by landmark transportation and environmental policies to create equitable, healthy, sustainable communities in Los Angeles County. I’m thrilled to put my learning from … Continue reading

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