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Current Projects

Arts Council of Indianapolis (IN): sector reopening facilitation

Association of Government Risk Pools - AGRiP (NY): Virtual Assembly facilitation **

Cardinal Stage et al (IN): merger facilitation

City of Edina (MN): arts center project

County Road Association Self-Insurance Fund - CRASIF (MI): strategic planning **

Independent Cities Risk Manage-ment Authority - ICRMA (CA): various projects **


Indiana Arts Commission (IN): planning for Indiana Arts Homecoming 2021 +++

Kansas County Multiline Pool - KCAMP (KS): strategic facilitation **

SELF (CA): strategic facilitation (year 2) **

Wabash Carnegie Public Library (IN): follow-up coaching (3rd year)







Association of Government Risk Pools - AGRiP (NY): Webinar Series for Governing Bodies





TAC - Technical Assistance Collaborative (MA): subcontractor for HUD technical assistance grant 2013 - 2016 

Photo Credit: Poppy Mills

Projects 2011- present


Advocacy, Education, Housing, & Social Service

  • American Student Achievement Institute (IN): executive coaching, research

  • Bloomington Housing Authority (IN): strategic planning

  • Coalition for Homelessness Intervention & Prevention (IN): 

             community planning process with Carroll, Franck & Assoc.,

             steering committee facilitation, governance charter development

  • Domestic Violence Network (IN): environmental scan

  • Indiana Blind Children's Foundation (IN); strategic planning

  • Martha’s House / New Hope Family Shelter (IN): collaborative facilitation

  • Monroe County Humane Association (IN): interim executive leadership

  • Peace Development Fund (MA): strategic facilitation +++

  • Transforming Center (IL): grant research


Arts & Culture

  • Arts Alliance of Greater Bloomington (IN): start-up planning **

  • Art Education Association of Indiana (IN): strategic planning **

  • Arts Place, Inc. (IN): strategic planning, community engagement

  • ArtsWORK Indiana (IN): strategic planning

  • Barr Foundation & Klarman Family Foundation (MA): Capacity Building Initiative evaluation +++

  • Bloomington Chamber Singers (IN): governance advice

  • Bloomington Creative Glass Center (IN): strategic facilitation

  • Bloomington Pops Orchestra (IN): strategic facilitation

  • BCT Management, Inc. (IN); community engagement research

  • Cardinal Stage Company (IN): strategic facilitation

  • Columbus Area Arts Council (IN): strategic planning, bylaws revision, board development +++

  • Columbus Museum of Art & Design - CMAD (IN): +++

organizational development

grant process and guideline development

  • Confidential Client (IN): executive resume coaching

  • Fort Wayne Children's Choir (IN): strategic planning

  • Greencastle Arts Council (IN): strategic planning and bylaw revisions **

  • Hendricks County Arts Council (IN): facility planning **

  • Indiana Artisan (IN): strategic facilitation

  • Indiana Arts Commission (IN): +++

             grantmaking support while staff on maternity leave

             facilitationformula revision, consortium, panel and foundation roundtable 

             grantee planning and colloquium assistance

             cultural planning: Evansville, Fort Wayne, Madison, Nashville, Shelbyville, and Zionsville

             strategic planning for the commission 2017-2021

             roundtable design and facilitation for NEA Creativity Connects grant

             design and planning for Indiana Arts Homecoming 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020

  • Indiana Coalition for the Arts Foundation (IN): strategic facilitation **

  • Indiana Music Education Association - IMEA (IN): strategic facilitation**  

  • Ivy Tech John Waldron Art Center (IN): strategic facilitation

  • North Dakota Council on the Arts (ND: strategic planning, organizational development projects +++

  • Prairie Arts Council (IN): strategic facilitation **

  • Shelby Cultural Team (IN): business/facility planning and subsequent update

  • Society of North American Goldsmiths (OR): strategic planning with Carroll, Franck & Assoc**

  • Tippecanoe Arts Federation (IN): strategic facilitation, regional training, community engagement +++

  • Wabash Carnegie Public Library (IN): strategic planning, coaching (3 years)

  • WFIU Public Radio (IN): strategic planning

Funders & Foundations

Funding clients listed in other categories are marked with +++

Membership Associations

Association clients listed in other categories are marked with **


  • Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy - AAPIP (CA): field survey

  • Indiana Beekeepers Association / Indiana State Beekeepers Association (IN): merger

  • International Association of Public Participation (CO): member facilitation 

  • IAP2 USA (CO): governance design, policy development, documentation

  • National Women's Studies Association - NWSA (MD):

strategic facilitation, bylaws revision, transition facilitation


Municipalities, State Leagues & Public Entity Insurance Pools

  • Arizona Municipal Risk Retention Pool (AZ): situational analysis facilitation **

  • AWC – Risk Management Service Agency (WA): strategic facilitation **

  • BerkleyRisk (MN): planning assistance for program management client

  • City of Edina (MN): strategic facilitation (3 years)

  • City of El Segundo (CA): strategic planning

  • City of North Mankato (MN): strategic facilitation

  • City of Shoreview (MN): strategic facilitation

  • Colorado Intergovernmental Risk Sharing Agency - CIRSA (CO): strategic facilitation **

  • Government Entities Mutual, Inc. - GEM (NH): strategic planning **

  • Independent Cities Risk Management Authority - ICRMA (CA): **

strategic facilitation (4 consecutive years)

transition support and RFP coordination (3)

consolidation and redrafting of governing documents

vendor performance review (2) and contract negotiations

data structure, defense cost containment, report card project

  • Iowa Municipalities Workers’ Compensation Assoc. (IA): strategic facilitation **

  • Kansas County Multiline Pool - KCAMP (KS): strategic facilitation **

  • League of Minnesota Cities (MN): strategic facilitation (7 consecutive years) **

  • League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust (MN): strategic facilitation (13 consecutive years) **

  • New Jersey School Insurance Group - NJSIG (NJ): strategic facilitation **

  • NLC Mutual Insurance Company (DC): strategic facilitation (2 cycles) **

  • NLC Risk Information-Sharing Consortium (NLC – RISC) (DC): strategic planning **

  • Penn PRIME Insurance Trust (PA): strategic facilitation **

  • SELF (CA): strategic facilitation **

  • South Dakota Public Assurance Alliance (SD): strategic facilitation **

  • TMLIRP (TX): senior management and departmental facilitations **

  • The Pool (TN): strategic facilitation **

  • Virginia Risk Sharing Association (formerly VMLIP) (VA): strategic facilitation (3 cycles) **

And More Before...

Arts & Culture

Aljira a Center for Contemporary Art (NJ)

American Composers Forum (MN) **

Arts Midwest (MN) ** +++

Center for Cultural Innovation (CA) 

Dance/USA (DC) **

Feminist Press at CUNY (NY)

First Nations Composer Initiative (MN)

Great American History Theater (MN)

MacPhail Center for the Arts (MN)

Milkweed Editions (MN)

Minnesota Inventors Congress (MN)

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts (MN)

Provisions Library (DC)

Skewed Visions (MN)

Textile Center of Minnesota (MN) **

Twin Cities Public Television (MN)



Embedded throughout the list & marked with **

Community & Social Service

Catholic Charities of Minneapolis/St. Paul (MN)


Hearthstone of Minnesota (MN)

MACC (MN) **

Ramsey Action Programs (MN)

Rebuild Resources (MN)

Sabathani Community Center (MN)

SAGE Federation (OH) **

Urban Coalition (MN)

Funders & Foundations +++


Andy Warhol Foundation (NY)

Clearway (MN)

Cleveland Foundation (OH)

Community Foundation of Greater Ft. Wayne (IN)

Ford Foundation (NY)

Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation (NJ)

Greater Twin Cities United Way (MN)

Initiative Fund of Southeast & S. Central MN (MN)

James Ford Bell Foundation (MN)

James Irvine Foundation (CA)

Jay and Rose Philips Foundation (MN)

McKnight Foundation (MN)

Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund (GA)

Northwest Area Foundation (MN)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (NJ)

Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (MN)

Southwest Minnesota Foundation (MN)

Target Corporate Relations (MN)

The Bush Foundation (MN)

The Katherine B. Andersen Fund (MN)

United Way of Kandiyohi County (MN)

Women's Fund of the CMCF (MN)


City of Wilmar (MN)

Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MN)

Minnesota State Arts Board (MN)

St. Cloud Area School District (MN)

Higher Education

Caribbean Studies Association (TT) **

National Council for Black Studies (GA) **

National Women's Studies Association (MD) **

Spelman College (GA)


American Indian Housing Corporation (MN)

Family Housing Fund (MN) +++

Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minn. (MN)

Homeownership Preservation Foundation (MN)

Southside Neighborhood Housing Corp. (MN)

Research, Law & Advocacy

Catholic Legal Immigration Network (DC)

Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota (MN)

Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy (MN)

League of Women Voters of Minneapolis (MN) **

NCRW (now re:gender) (NY) **

Youth & Education

Athletes Committed to Education (MN)

Bonanza Education Services (MN)

East Side Learning Center (MN)

First Children's Finance (MN)

Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau (MN)


National Youth Leadership Council (MN)

Pacer Center (MN)