We have At least one open Board Position!
We have filled our anticipated vacancies yet still are looking for a Treasurer. Please reach out to the current board members about their role and contact Faith and Arielle at firstname.lastname@example.org when you are ready to step up and volunteer. All openings are for a 2-year term and most involve a commitment of 10 hours a month or less. Our new board begins January 2022.
UPDATE 12/29/2021 : We have filled the Co-President (!), Director of Marketing, Community and Programs roles. Yay! See below as to our remaining need!
You are ideal for a spot on the board if you
Please reach out to the current board members below about their role and contact Chris Crosby at email@example.com when you are ready to step up and volunteer.
Faith Addicott, MPA, MPOD (she/her/hers) is working to improve the intersection of work & life through the utilization of innovative and human centered process design. Faith specializes in process development, design thinking for public service, and holistic integration of strategic planning and implementation. Her consulting work has centered on social and environmental justice nonprofits, where she has done organizational assessments and strategic planning through participatory, strengths-based processes and championed inclusive workplace design.
Faith has a robust understanding of the systems which define our world and the work we try to do. Inspired by the work of Peter Senge, Otto Scharmer, Peter Block, Margaret Wheatley and Randoph T. Hester, whose enlightened visions of systems change, design, and community engagement transformed her experience, Faith is looking to help heal broken communities and organizations. She is trained in Appreciative Inquiry, Restorative Justice, Holacracy, design thinking, systems thinking, the Art of Hosting, Intentional Change Theory, Resonant Leadership, and Organizational Diversity practices. She also holds a certificate in Emotionally Intelligent Leadership and Executive Coaching, and has Masterclass training in The Structure of Belonging with Peter Block.
Want to talk? Send Faith an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Arielle T. Sullivan is a passionate change agent with deep expertise in the field of Organization Development. She brings a heightened awareness and intention to her client engagements, focusing on depth and higher purpose. She has experience leading large group interventions, culture change, senior leadership effectiveness, change navigation and organization design. Her vision is to leverage trans-organization capabilities and OD skills help systems become more conscious and sustainable. Arielle has held consulting roles both internally and externally in the U.S., France, Costa Rica, China, The Philippines and Indonesia. She has worked in retail, hospitality, aerospace, financial services, and telecommunications industries.
Arielle is currently a consultant with Designed Learning and builds Flawless Consulting capability within organizations. She also is a lead consultant with her evolving family business, Conscious Transformation Agents. Arielle serves as a board member of the Pacific Northwest Organization Development Network. Annually, she partners with the Asian Organization Development Network to deliver transformational conferences in Asia. Arielle has a B.A. in International Business from the University of Iowa and a Masters of Science in Organization Development from Pepperdine University. In her free time, she works within her local Seattle community to drive social and environmental change.
Want to talk? Send Arielle an email at email@example.com
Azure Kraxberger-Unger, PsyD., originally from Alaska, currently works as a Revenue Cycle Education Specialist at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Her professional experience includes onboarding, employee engagement, organizational development, talent development, recruitment, training coordination, Learning Management System (LMS) management, and program management. Other professional areas of interest include learning & development, coaching, networking and corporate volunteering.
Her educational background includes a BS in Psychology, MA in Organizational Psychology and Doctorate of Psychology (PsyD) in Organizational Consulting. She enjoys traveling, cooking, SCUBA diving and volunteering for various causes in the Seattle community.
Want to talk? Send Azure an email at firstname.lastname@example.orgJo Burkholder, PhD is an external consultant who approaches projects from the perspective of appreciative inquiry, ethnographic storytelling, and social justice. Their work focuses on creating equity and belonging through awareness, abundance thinking, and accountable action, forging a shared vision through thoughtful insight. With more than 20 years of experience working with higher education, government, and non-profit sectors, they excel at facilitation and training that welcomes people and invites deep personal and systemic exploration. Trained in qualitative analysis, they help organizations examine impacts, evaluate curricula, and generate new policies, procedures and programs to help people thrive and workplaces flourish.
They currently consult and coach with a number of organizations including Hire Wisdom, a creative, social-impact think tank, HR Uprise, offering employee-centered coaching that brings humanity back to HR, the Diversity Center of Seattle, and her own Terra Firma Cultural and Diversity Consulting. They hold multiple degrees in Anthropology from Wellesley College, UC Santa Barbara, and Binghamton University (SUNY). They have worked as a field biologist, registered archaeologist, iconographer, and a professor of Gender Studies. In addition to being a published author and professional speaker, they volunteer with the Racial Reconciliation and Social Justice team St. Luke's, Seattle and help to create aerial acrobatic art with The Cabiri (as a board member and front of house volunteer) and Versatile Arts (as a student and sometimes performer).
Want to talk? Send Jo an email at email@example.com
Lisa Ike’s personal mission is moving leaders to think larger, more provocatively about their impact on the employee experience so they can become a conduit for joy and inspiration. Throughout her years of consulting, leadership coaching and witnessing of employee disfranchisement, she has confirmed the penetrating influence of management on employee reality. Her counseling, organizational psychology and facilitation background have been exercised to galvanize leaders committed to humanistic work spaces, live and work with inclusive and equitable intention. As a change agent, she continues to transform spaces into healing containers where marginalized voices are amplified and emotive risk-taking is encouraged and embraced.
Lisa holds a BA in criminal justice and psychology, MA in counseling psychology, PsyD in organizational development and a recent certification in embodied leadership. Her academic acquisitions and professional passions and advancements illustrate her strive for quality and desire for lasting learning and change.
In her free time, she offers herself time to indulge psychological thriller novels along with new age narratives that provide her with a spiritual perspective. She loves anything outdoors from hiking, camping, running with her dog to biking along the coast and jumping off cliffs into ocean waters when her daring nature decides to take lead.
Want to talk? Send Lisa an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Janice Jackson-Haley is a Human Resources Consultant with 20 years' high level management experience in leadership and organizational development. She excels at the full spectrum of human resource functions. In her work she has been successful in analysis and resolution of challenges - with groundbreaking solutions proven to foster efficiency and amity. Her work focuses on encouraging and nurturing employer-employee relationships which leads to higher productivity levels, enhanced engagement, and increased morale.
She is a change management leader for HR and DEIB initiatives, organizational development, and cultural transformations utilizing trauma informed strategies. Janice is a strategic thinker with proven ability to drive implementation with a systems perspective. She brings a strong business acumen with hands-on experience in the scope of human resources functions. She is dedicated community leader with experience serving in a variety of civic and professional leadership roles.
Want to talk? Send Janice an email at email@example.com
Corinne Ferris has been training and coaching teams and leaders for over 14 years in athletics, human resources and education. After a challenging coaching season in her first year as a high school coach, she realized that leading wasn’t about the x’s and o’s, but about creating cohesive teams, motivating effectively, and ultimately finding the fun in working hard. She enjoys helping leaders run great teams and find the best motivational strategies. She holds a Masters in Education in Guidance Counseling and a certification from an ICF Accredited Coaching Program.
A lifelong learner, she has spent the last couple of years diving deep into the teachings that Organizational Development practitioners provide, and by working with the board she continues to learn even more. She resides in Seattle with her husband and mini goldendoodle.Want to talk? Send Corinne an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Crosby is a consultant, Emotional Intelligence educator, and author of Strategic Organizational Alignment, published in 2016, and Strategic Engagement, published in 2018. Chris has roots that tie back to the explosion of Organization Development that started in 1946. His father, Robert Crosby, is his mentor of 29 years. Robert’s mentor of 29 years was Ronald Lippitt. Ronald Lippitt was one of Kurt Lewin’s top graduate students and part of the discovery of the T-Group.
Chris has worked internal and external doing Organization Development. He uses his unique understanding of systems thinking and authority in the workplace to help organizations successfully navigate critical projects, redesigns, mergers, software implementations, and culture change.
His leadership program uses a unique industry adapted Skills Training Group (T-Group) as the primary experiential learning method to build an engaged workforce that fosters ownership, commitment, alignment, and ultimately better business results. When not working, you may find him on Alki beach playing Volleyball.