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Planning & Decision Making: Meetings/Retreats & Facilitation

What it is

Effective meetings and retreats don't just happen: they result from clear objectives, thoughtful preparation, and skilled facilitation of time and place, ideas, information and energy within a group. CVNL consultants specialize in planning and facilitation, leveraging the contributions of all participants and supporting collaborative inquiry, learning and decision-making.

Who it's for

Board and staff leadership teams, program-specific and cross-departmental groups, retreats, planning/decision making meetings.

How it works

1. Clearly defined objectives and approach for your next meeting.
2. Expert meeting facilitation where participants feel connected, heard and engaged.
3. Unique knowledge, skills and perspectives leverage from engaged participants.

What you get

1. Clear sense of purpose and organizational values to guide your work.
2. Stronger team cohesion and individuals aligned with shared vision.
3. Meeting notes and consultant recommendations with related tools and resources.

Let's do this!

Contact Gina Guillemette to learn more and schedule your facilitation/retreat: gguillemette@cvnl.org or 415.448.0336.

CVNL did an excellent job organizing and facilitating a 3-session staff workshop series at MAGC.  The variety of activities and exercises kept everyone’s attention and the group was engaged and productive throughout the series.  The consensus we built about the values of MAGC and language to describe the place and our work are extremely valuable and will help us going forward.  It was an encouraging and inspiring project and CVNL made it a real success.” 
Marin Art & Garden Center (MAGC)