MERRYMEETING MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS
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
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.