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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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22 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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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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My 2014 Annual Report

In 2014, my 9th year of consulting, I’m pleased to report I served 31 clients (11 returning organizations or collaborations & 20 new ones…see below for details). To date, I have now served 133 clients! In 2014, I facilitated 42 retreats or meetings and led 6 trainings attended by over 235 people.

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Serving Sustainable, Equitable Transportation in Los Angeles

Having served as the founding Executive Director for the LA County Bicycle Coalition, I’m passionate about making sustainable and equitable transportation a reality in Southern California. I’m happy to have played a role in the growing bicycling movement and continue to ride … Continue reading

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Manager Influence on Collaborative Change Initiatives

Earlier, I wrote about my research interest in collaborative change initiatives in Southern California, which builds upon my existing consulting practice of serving collaboratives. I’m pleased to share with you experts from my masters thesis, which is something I worked … Continue reading

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Organization Development Reading List

It’s hard for me to believe I’m just about to wrap up my graduate school program in Organization Development! I have learned so much through my participation in this program: how to most effectively serve organizations as a consultant, how to … Continue reading

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