Ron Milam is a skilled, experienced and certified professional facilitator. His listening skills, enthusiasm and understanding of the group decision-making process have helped numerous organizations and collaboratives grow. An outside, neutral facilitator helps your organization make your meetings more efficient, maximizes participation and helps you make important decisions.

Ron has worked with numerous organizations to facilitate:

Ron has facilitated groups to decide: 

What Ron’s services include:

  • Prior to retreats Ron facilitates, he:
    • Reviews background on your organization
    • Meets with planning team to develop the agenda
    • Calls retreat participants to hear what is important to them
    • Gives input on retreat location and logistics
  • During the Retreat:
    • Facilitates a customized agenda using a mixture of engaging activities
    • Scribes notes on poster paper to give to client to record
  • After the Retreat:
    • Reviews notes
    • Debriefs with client to share observations

What Ron’s Clients say:

  • “GREAT! Very grounding and supportive. The retreat was well-planned, and engaging from start to finish.” Beverly Keefe, Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust“
  • “Ron used all kinds of fun and challenging techniques to engage our minds, our bodies and our spirits in digging deep to find our true inspirations and destiny. We drew upon our individual talents and collective wisdom to define roles that we should each play in the future of the organization as it grows to fulfill the needs of a city that is finally coming of age in the active transportation and placemaking worlds. Thanks to Ron for a truly inspiring weekend.” Deborah Murphy, Los Angeles Walks
  • “Wonderful! He kept us on track and set a positive tone. Would love to work with him again.” Autumn Rooney, Arroyo SECO Network of Time Banks
  • “I like Ron’s energy and creativity and the way that we interact.” Rene Castro, Long Beach Building Healthy Communities
  • “Ron has an ability to focus on what is important and relevant.” Georgia Case, City Fabrick
  • “Ron has an ability to listen and articulate what the group was saying. His attentiveness to our needs before, during and after the retreat was very valuable.” Mireya Pena, Museum of Latin American Art
  • “Connectedness” David Kietzman, Youth Speak! Collective

Looking for a place to retreat in Southern California?

Check out Ron’s list of places to retreat