COMPREHENSIVE CLIENT LIST & REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

Maine Environmental Funders Network/Maine Philanthropy Center   Portland, Maine

Coordinated and facilitated funders to create a concerted approach to a variety of issue areas.  Worked on marketing and outreach to new participants. 

 

FocusMaine, an initiative of the Foundation for a Strong Maine Economy      Augusta, Maine 

Ongoing project and program management in communications, fundraising, facilitation, and operations.  Developed systems for tracking performance, created systemic efficiencies, conducted comprehensive funding research.  

Facilitation, Planning, and Training Workshops 

  • Portland Food Council 

  • Midcoast Humane 

  • Healthy Androscoggin 

  • New Ventures Maine 

 

Partners for World Health       Portland, Maine

Conducted individual donor analysis and created a strategy for the annual appeal. Provided coaching and training to volunteers, interns, and board members. Wrote copy and innovated new tactics for fund development. Evaluated vendors and prepared for conversion of both donor and volunteer information to the new database.

 

Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust    Brunswick, Maine

Developed and implemented a stakeholder engagement strategy to inform an upcoming strategic planning process. Built an online tool and conducted personal interviews and presented findings to several groups.

 

Sihanouk Hospital Center of HOPE     Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Coached a team of national staff and managed the hospital’s grants and individual fundraising programs. Pioneered donor stewardship tactics systems, innovated new communication tools, and facilitated new projects for funding. Secured $4.8M over 3 years from institutional donors, private foundations, and individual gifts.

 

Joint Climate Change Initiative     Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Researched, completed rural field visits, and wrote a document to showcase the good practices of JCCI partners as they integrated climate change adaptations into existing programs.

 

Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association  Anchorage, Alaska

Coordinated the Alaska Health Care Workforce Coalition, a public-private partnership to develop Alaska’s first statewide health workforce development plan.  Identified and cultivated stakeholders. Facilitated partners and the leadership team. Created and sustained communications and information management tools.  Prepared issue papers, briefing documents, and workforce plan for legislators and key leaders. Negotiated with the State of Alaska’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development.  Orchestrated all reporting for the Health Resources Services Administration.   

 

University of Alaska Anchorage  Anchorage, Alaska

Office of Health Programs Development

Executed a variety of contracts that included survey design and implementation, data collection and analysis, and reporting and presentations to key leaders. Projects included an inventory and assessment of distance education within the University of Alaska’s three Major Academic Units in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau and a needs assessment for employers of Direct Service Workers.

 

Providence Health and Services  Anchorage, Alaska

Developed and implemented a Community Health Funding Initiative including grant guidelines, facilitating theory of change development with leadership, and grantee technical assistance.  Formalized the Grants Office, identified and coordinated the Steering Committee, coached staff and supported the Regional Director of Strategic Planning.

 

Statewide Independent Living Council   Anchorage, Alaska

Conducted a feasibility study for establishing an Independent Living Center for people with disabilities in Bristol Bay, Alaska. Included desk and field research, report writing and presentations to the Board of Directors.

 

Camp Fire USA Alaska Council, Anchorage, Alaska

Executed projects as a senior leader of a $5M youth services organization with responsibilities in program management, facility relocation and renovation, capital campaign groundwork, and other special initiatives.  

Brunswick, Maine  USA

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