JEN BOOHER, TRUE NORTH CONSULTING & GRANT WRITING LLC

Email: jenbooher7@gmail.com
Phone: 989-619-4358
Services: Board Development, Fund Development, Marketing, Meeting Facilitation, Organizational Capacity Assessment, Strategic Planning
Counties: any

Jennifer Booher brings leadership experience from both nonprofit and for-profit sectors. Since 2002, she has worked with nonprofit organizations and foundations in developing strategy that leads to strengthening infrastructure and maximizing impact. Her focus is on positioning organizations to better fulfill their missions and achieve long-term sustainability.    Jennifer began her career representing national and international clients in the automotive industry through various marketing efforts. During this time she managed cause-related marketing programs for clients resulting in her desire to work with nonprofit organizations directly. After leaving the for-profit world, Jennifer served as Sponsorship Manager for the Detroit Zoological Society followed by her position as the Director of Fund Development for Camp Daggett.    In her experience as a consultant she has been successful in working with various nonprofit organizations and foundations to increase their effectiveness. Jennifer has advised individuals with diverse backgrounds and personalities ranging from executive directors of sophisticated, national organizations to first-time board members of grassroots, start-up organizations. In doing so, her approach is to guide clients toward reaching their full potential.  

LUCILLE CHRISMAN, COMMUNICATION WORKS

Email: lchrisman.coach@gmail.com
Phone: 517-290-6719
Services: Coaching, Communications, Community Engagement, Executive Leadership Development, Executive Transition, Meeting Facilitation, Network/Collaborative Support, Organizational Capacity Assessment, Team Building/Conflict Resolution, Training/Professional Development
Counties: Statewide

Lucille Chrisman, CPCC, is a Certified Executive Coach fueled by the belief that small change over time yields tremendous results, and that leaders aren’t born; they are coached. She provides 1:1 and team coaching to create new levels of awareness, choice and performance, working with the whole person to bring their best self forward. With over 30 years experience as a professional trainer, a tenacious business leader, and administrator in higher education, Lucille helps individuals, teams, organizations and networks increase their readiness and capacity to meet complex challenges. As a certified facilitator of the Intercultural Development Inventory, Lucille provides frameworks, tools and skills for creating a culture of trust, inclusion and diversity. Adaptive leadership, effective communication skills, and peer learning circles are core components of the programs she offers. Lucille’s past experiences as vice president of public affairs and executive director of development at Saginaw Valley State University and associate director of philanthropy for The Nature Conservancy, have given her broad and deep understanding of the complexities and challenges of being a leader. In addition to her executive positions, Lucille has been a university professor of communications and organizational development. Her desire to build human capacity began when she was a corporate trainer and facilitator for the American Management Association. From this experience, Lucille started her own business, CommunicationWorks, developing customized programs for businesses, organizations, city government and educational institutions. Today, Lucille is a credentialed executive coach with a mission to create impact in the world one person at a time.

TIM ERVIN, TIM ERVIN & ASSOCIATES LLC

Email: timervinassoc@gmail.com
Phone:
231-794-0089
Services: Board Development, Business Development, Community Engagement, Fund Development, Meeting Facilitation, Organizational Capacity Assessment, Program Development, Strategic Planning, Succession Planning
Counties: Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau

Executive, board and management experience in government, business and nonprofits. Focus is support for change, transformation and organizational growth involving strategy, personnel, funding & evaluation. Current areas of focus are community & economic development; conservation and ecosystem protection and restoration.

PAMELA W. EVANS, DUALITY CONSULTING

Email: pamelaevans000@gmail.com
Phone:
231-883-8388
Website:
dualityconsulting.wordpress.com

Services: Board Development, , Community Engagement, Executive Transition, Fund Development, Meeting Facilitation, Needs Assessment, Network/Collaborative Support, Organizational Capacity Assessment, Program Development, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Succession Planning, Systems Practice, Team Building/Conflict Resolution, Training/Professional Development, Mergers/Partnerships
Counties: Any in Michigan

Pamela W. Evans, MS, CFRM, has over 30 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations, foundations, social enterprises in the areas of organizational development, collaborations, joint ventures, revenue diversification, governance, fund development, and strategic planning.    Pam was employed by Trinity Health System for 17 years working for its flagship unit, St. Joseph Health System, as director of planning and marketing and as Vice President of Marketing & Strategic Planning for GNA, a national physical rehabilitation company headquartered in Grand Haven, Michigan.  In her role at GNA, she consulted with hospitals and clinics throughout the country in the areas of planning, marketing and business development.    Pam currently serves as a consultant for Rotary Charities of Traverse City, the Council of Michigan Foundations, and the Community Advancement Network, Midland. For these organizations, she works with over 40 nonprofit organizations and foundations annually in organizational capacity building, strategic planning, fund development, succession planning and governance. She has lead over 70 strategic planning projects during the past seven years.    Pam has an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree from Central Michigan University. She has a certification in fund raising management from Indiana University’s School of Fundraising and is a certified business counselor with the Michigan Small Business Association. Pam has completed “Train the Trainer” from The Monitor Institute of Deloitte Consulting in the “What’s Next for Community Philanthropy”,  governance consulting training through Board Source, and is a certified DiSC administrator.  She currently chairs the West Shore Healthcare Foundation, Manistee, MI.  

JOHN IACOANGELI, BECKETT & RAEDER INC

Email: jri@bria2.com
Phone:
734-646-6901
Website:
www.bria2.com
Services: Community Engagement, Meeting Facilitation, Needs Assessment, Organizational Capacity Assessment, Strategic Planning, Local Government- Public Administration Services
Counties: Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee

John joined Beckett & Raeder, Inc. (BRI) as a Principal in 1991 and is a Professional Certified Planner and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. John has over thirty years experience working with public, private and non-profit sector clients on a variety of community and economic development based projects. He has been involved in the preparation and implementation of downtown and neighborhood revitalization, community development, economic development, historic preservation, and natural resource-based projects for numerous communities throughout the Midwest. His area of specialization is assisting clients to develop implementable strategies that enhance their quality of life and economic sustainability.    He serves as an advisor-consultant to planning commissions and a variety of redevelopment authorities (DDA, CIA, BRA) and is a frequent instructor for the Michigan Association of Planning and the MIPlace program.

LISA KNOWLTON, ED.D., WYATT ADVISORS

Email: lwyattknowlton@gmail.com
Phone:
269-209-2608
Website:
http://wyattadvisors.com

Services: Applied Research, Board Development, Business Development, Coaching,Communications, Community Engagement, Environmental Assessment, Ethics, Evaluation, Executive Leadership Development, Executive Transition, Human Resources, Meeting Facilitation, Needs Assessment, Network/Collaborative Support, Organizational Capacity Assessment, Program Development, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Succession Planning, Systems Practice, Training/Professional Development, Volunteer Recruitment/Management
Counties: any

Lisa champions learning, she is known as competent, compassionate and focused on results.    Her work history includes senior roles with social sector organizations, including CEO (twice). Lisa holds a doctorate in in Education Leadership, a Masters of Public Administration and Bachelors in International Relations. Her experience spans many areas of community development in the social sector and the private sector. She is knowledgeable in all aspects of managing and leading.    Lisa is a national Kellogg Leadership Fellow with international experience. She authored  The Logic Model Guidebook: Better Strategies for Great Results. This text is a field standard in the design, planning and management of both programs and evaluation. It is used worldwide among leading organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Harvard University and the Packard Foundation.     Her passions include great plans, critical thinking, innovation, skillful facilitation, insightful management and related processes that support organization development. She has provided extensive customized executive education and taught for both Notre Dame and Grand Valley State Universities. Lisa is committed to the success of others.     At “home” in northern Michigan and a Traverse City native, Lisa advocates for the Great Lakes, adoption and is an avid cyclist. See: www.wyattadvisors.com.  

TERESA SCOLLON

Email: tjscollon@gmail.com
Phone:
231-383-2958
Services
: Board Development, Communications, Community Engagement, Diversity & Inclusion, Needs Assessment, Organizational Capacity Assessment, Strategic Planning, Training/Professional Development
Counties: Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, Wexford

Teresa Scollon has a broad experience base in administration, organization development, education, publishing/writing, and human resources. She has worked as an internal and external consultant for clients—nonprofits, government, corporations, and grassroots communities—in many fields. She has a proven record in starting and rebuilding programs, and building effective partnerships with internal and external partners.. She works with stakeholders to find a common vision, and to determine practical steps toward making that vision a reality. She believes that the answer to most challenges is already in the room; her role is to help an organization clarify and implement answers. She prefers to work towards clarity and simplicity, while making sure that all relevant stakeholders are connected.

LESLIE STARSONECK, STARSONECK CONSULTING

Email: lstarsoneck47@gmail.com
Phone:
919-624-3487
Services
: Board Development, Community Engagement, Environmental Assessment, Executive Transition, Meeting Facilitiation, Network/Collaborative Support, Organizational Capacity Assessment, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Training/Professional Development
Counties: Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska

Leslie Starsoneck has been a consultant to nonprofit organizations for the past 13 years.  She has served as a Senior Advisor with the firm of Armstrong McGuire, a multi-service consultant firm to nonprofits, based in the Triangle area of North Carolina for the past three years (see her bio and blog for background on that work).  Leslie performs organizational assessments, and has particular expertise in coalition assessment and capacity building, and executive searches.  Her content expertise and experience are in the human services, child and family well-being and violence prevention areas in the areas of policy and training and program development.  She is the Program Director for Adler University’s graduate degree program in Nonprofit Management for the online campus.

JULIE TARR

Phone: 908-928-0117
Website:
LinkedIn
Services: Business Development, Community Engagement, Evaluation, Grant Writing, Needs Assessment, Network/Collaborative Support, Organizational Capacity Assessment, Program Development, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Systems Practice
Counties: Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau

Dr. Julie Tarr has worked successfully over the last 20 years to implement local, state and federal programs across numerous communities. Julie has special expertise in working with foundations, government agencies and nonprofit organizations on systems change, strategic planning, capacity building and evaluation of place-based initiatives. Currently, she works part-time as the Executive Director of a nonprofit dedicated to senior citizens in Leelanau County, MI.     Prior to moving to Michigan she worked as a consultant with a national firm in Philadelphia and as a program officer and the director of evaluation at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. She received her Doctorate in Education from Rutgers University and a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign.   Clients in Michigan include the following: Office of Great Start, Michigan Department of Education; Rotary Charities of Traverse City; Leelanau Township Community Foundation; Traverse Bay Intermediate School District; Legal Services of Northern Michigan; Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan, Land Information Access Association; The Watershed Center; Leelanau Montessori Public Schools Academy; and the Greenspire School.