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NCDD 2012 Planning Team

NCDD conferences are planned collaboratively by great people with a variety of backgrounds in dialogue, deliberation, and public engagement.  Below is a list of our planning team members for NCDD Seattle, starting with the core organizers.

Sandy Heierbacher, Conference Director
National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD)

Courtney Breese, Conference Manager
Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration

Polly Riddims, Logistics Manager
Fusion Partnerships, Inc.

Andy Fluke, NCDD Creative Director
National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD)

Barbara Simonetti, Design Team Advisor
Meetings That Matter

Carolina Johnson, Seattle Team Leader
Political Science PhD Student at the University of Washington

Roshan Bliss, On-Site Volunteer Coordinator
University of Denver Conflict Resolution Institute

Marla Crockett
NCDD Board Chair and Freelance writer/editor/consultant

Daniel Clark

Susan Stuart Clark
Common Knowledge Group

Susanna Haas Lyons
Public Engagement Specialist

Diane Miller
Civic Collaboration

Susan Partnow
Partnow Communications

Tyrone Reitman
Healthy Democracy

John Spady
Community Forums Network

Sue Woehrlin
Antioch University Seattle

John Backman
Principal, The Dialogue Venture

Stephanie Blucker
Content Manager, Allyis

M. Anne Brooks
Brooks & Associates

Mary Gelinas
Cascadia Center for Leadership

Cheryl Honey
Community Weaver

John Inman
Doctoral Student, Fielding Graduate University

Ellen Knutson
Program Director for Center for Civic Engagement, Northwestern University

Dick LaFever
Crossroads Leadership Institute

Greg Mowat
Principal, GTM Transformations LLC

Merri Ann Osborne
King County Dispute Resolution Center

Jon Ramer
Co-Founder, Compassionate Seattle

Loring Resler
Ohio State

Sheryl Shapiro
Program Manager, Community Advisory Committees, Seattle Public Utilities