FACILITATION FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

Building community, one meeting at a time

Current Non-Profit Service

 

 

The Boston Foundation

 

Free for All Fund Grants Panel 2018

Boston Indicators project participant from 2000

Recognized by Civic Leadership Award 2004

Facilitated Arts Sector Convening 2006

Featured in Annual Report 2010; 2012

Moderated Centennial Dinner on the Future of the Performing Arts 2014

 

 

Boston Philharmonic Orchestra

 

 Board of Overseers 2015 – present

Member of Core Planning Team creating Zander Media Center 2014 - 2018

Facilitated bi-monthly Board-Staff Steering Committee Meeting 2013 - 2015

Facilitated Board of Directors Annual Retreat, 2014, 2015

 

 

Urbanity Dance

 

Advisory Council, 2014 - present

Mentor of Artistic Director 2012 - present

Facilitated Board Retreat 2013, 2015

 

 

Boston Landmarks Orchestra

Presented with Distinguished Service Award 2018

 Board of Overseers, 2001-2017: chair 2009 - 2011

 Community Outreach Committee, 2003 - 2013

Board of Trustees, Executive Committee, 2006 - 2011

Chair, Strategic Planning Committee, 2004 - 2008

 

 

Emerald Necklace Conservancy

 

Project Review Committee 2003- present; Chair

Stewardship Council, 2008 - present

Board of Directors, 2001 - 2007

 Board Liaison to Park Overseers in formative year 2007

 Chair, Strategic Planning Committee, 2002 - 2006

 

 

Institute for Nonprofit Practice at Tufts University

 

Mentor, 2008 - present

 

 

Prior Non-Profit Service

 

Friends of Bay Village Parks

President, 2012 - Feb. 2018 merger with Bay Village Neighborhood Association

Founder/President, 2002 - 2004

Led Renovation of Elliot Norton Park 2012 - 2014

 

Shelter Music Boston

Board of Directors, Treasurer 2014-2017

Mentor for Executive Director - 2011-2013

 

Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston

Co-Founder; Vice-Chair Board of Directors

Executive Committee 2000 - 2007

 Leader of Business Volunteers for the Arts program

(BVA was A&BC’s predecessor: volunteer 1993 - 1999)

    Facilitator and designer of Business on Board program

  Designer and Facilitator (with Michael Maso) of Arts Leadership Initiative

 

Boston Lyric Opera

Board of Overseers 2000 - 2006

   Co-Chair, Opera Overture Committee

   Co-Chair, Long-Range Planning Committee

 

Boston History and Innovation Collaborative

Advisory Council: lead facilitator 2000 - 2009

Recognized with History Maker Award, 2000

 

Boston Center for the Arts

 Board of Visitors (founder) 2002 - 2007

Recognized as Volunteer of the Year 2004 - 2005

Helped revive BCA Ball, 2016

 

American Society for Training and Development

Mass. Chapter Board of Directors 1985 - 1989

Chair of Community Development Committee

 

Boston Management Consortium

 Board of Directors 1989 - 2000 (Founding Chair)

 Board President 10 years

 

United Way of Mass Bay Volunteer Resources

Advisory Council on volunteerism 1995 - 2003

Helped develop volunteersolutions.org

 

Boston 2000 (Millennium Commission)

 Staff to Board of Directors, 1999 - 2000

 

Initiative for a Competitive Inner City

Founding member of Boston Board 2000

Consulting Operations committee 2000 - 2003

 

Innovation Index

of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative

Steering group for economic development indicators 2000 - 2003

 

Cloud Foundation

Advisory Committee  2003 - 2006

Consultant on strategy and development

 

World Computer Exchange

International Advisory Council 2000 - 2004

 

New Profit Inc.

 Executive Partner 2000 - 2004

 Rep. to Boston After School for All Partnership

 

New England Creative Economy Council

 Steering Committee 2001-2003

Lead facilitator, Tanglewood 2003