“I can’t tell you how many people raved about yesterday’s meeting and mentioned the terrific job you did.  Frankly, I’ve never heard such high praise for a facilitator.” 

– Joan Miles, past-Board President, Montana Health Cooperative

Headwaters Foundation – Strategic Initiative Design

Dennis & Phyllis Washington FoundationStrategic Initiative Design

“I always have high expectations when Deb is involved!”

– Montana Early Childhood Collective Impact Institute participant

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Nation – Tribal Health & Wellness – Collective Impact Coach

Tamarack Institute – Collective Impact Coach & Trainer

Montana Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education

Reach Higher Montana

Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies of Montana – Collective Impact Coach

“You’re the best facilitator I’ve ever worked with, Deb!” 

John E. Cech, PhD, – past-Deputy Commissioner of Higher Education, Academic & Student Affairs, Montana University System

Kittitas County, WA Rural Health Network – Collective Impact Coach

Student Assistance Foundation

Montana Health Cooperative

Montana Budget & Policy Center

Greater Gallatin United Way  

United Way of Lewis & Clark County Area

Empower Montana

“Strategic planning with Deb was engaging and productive.  It allowed interaction between all levels of the organization and everyone had a voice. Through movement and small group work we were able to achieve concrete goals and next steps to guide our organization forward.”

Heidi Wallace – Executive Director EmpowerMT

State of Montana – Prevention Resource Center VISTA – Collective Impact Trainer


“Nothing About Us Without Us”: Ensuring Innovation through Community Engagement workshop, Champions for Change Collective Impact Convening, Austin, TX  April 2018

Collective Impact presentation and handouts, Flathead Best Beginnings Council  March 2018

Promising Young People webinar, Ontario Trillium Foundation Collective Impact Stream, Tamarack Institute February, 2018

Collective Impact TED Talk Montana Education of the Young Child Conference October 2017

Collaboration Exchange Presenter, Philanthropy Northwest 2017 Conference October 2017

Improving Communication… through a Collective Impact Lens Montana Children’s Trust Fund October 2017

Collective Impact 2.0 Co-presenter, Montana Nonprofit Association Conference September 2017

Collective Impact Workshop, United Way of Cascade County September 2017

Montana Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Early Childhood Community Coalition Coordinators July 2017

Promising Young People webinar – Ontario Trillium Foundation Collective Impact Stream, Tamarack Institute – June 2017

Collective Impact 101 Training – 2017 Montana Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect Conference  April 2017

How to Build a Backbone Infrastructure in a Collective Impact Initiative – United Way of Missoula County April 2017

Lessons Learned from Rural Collective Impact Efforts in Montana – Collective Impact Forum Virtual Coffee – March 2017

Collaborative Philanthropy Webinar Foundant Technologies February 2017 

Connecting the Dots: How to Strengthen Your Work Through Collective Impact  Grantee Workshop – United Way of Missoula County February 2017

Collective Impact in Montana – Prevention Resource Center Workshop January 2017

Collective Impact in Rural Communities Keynote Address & Workshop Leader, Bitterroot Symposium October 2016

State Government as a Backbone Panelist, FSG Champions of Change October 2016

Collective Impact – Lessons from Graduation Matters Montana, Keynote Address Greater Gallatin United Way October 2016 

Expanding Alliances Workshop Presenter, Montana Non-Profit Association September 2016