As part of the “TED family,” the TEDx Santa Cruz team was granted a free license to live-stream one day of the live TED 2011 conference for a public audience. License is one thing, but the ability to stage a large, public screening event with 3 weeks notice is a whole other ball of wax.Continue Reading →
Inner Light Ministries was founded in 1997 as as part of the global New Thought spiritual movement, but today finds itself in a different world, with respect to media and connection with a broader audience. While this organization’s thinking and activism has always been cutting edge, its use of technology has typically [...]Continue Reading →
I was on the facilitator team for breakout groups during a 2-day workshop with Dr. Riane Eisler, author of The Chalice and the Blade and The Real Wealth of Nations.Continue Reading →
From July to October 2009 I co-produced Green Business Camp Santa Cruz 2009, sponsored by Inner Light Ministries. My participation evolved into serving as the project manager, communications director, and emcee for this event. The event engaged over 100 participants and several sponsors who are passionate about creating positive environmental and social impact through their businesses.Continue Reading →
Articles and posts of mine that various media outlets have published.Continue Reading →
My values are the qualities, things, or ends that I serve in the world. Where they are present, I encourage them. Where they are absent, I plant seeds. Where they are threatened, I protect them. At all times, I model them through my actions.Continue Reading →
Below are instances I have appeared as a guest on TV and radio media:
EcoReview on Santa Cruz Public TV, 2009 July 28 – Discussed my involvement with the Greater Seabright Community Project on this episode about Transition Towns and building vibrant, resilient local communities. EcoReview [...]Continue Reading →
I initiated a meditation group at the Presidio Graduate School while getting my MBA, and led meditations for 2.5 years every Sunday during class weekends.Continue Reading →
I was a member of the first Climate Action Team in the City of Santa Cruz. This inaugural group was the test case for Santa Cruz’s CAT program, and was a training ground for future team leaders. That first team, “Team Sweat Pea,” reduced 13,872 annual pounds of CO2 by the end of the one-month program, and pledged to reduce 8,360 lbs/year more in the near term.Continue Reading →
What I Do
- Project & program management
- Curriculum development, lab design, and training delivery for technical subjects
- WordPress development and training
- Marketing communications and social media strategy
- Group facilitation & training
- Freelance and technical writing
- Community development
- Be authentic.
- Focus on people.
- Rally around a vision.
- Get the job done right.