Collaborations & Connections

Human Systems I’ve Helped

South Sound Parent to Parent

Olympia Fire District 8

Kaiser Permanente

Friendly Water for the World

King County Library System

Timberland Regional Library

Child Care Action Council

University of Washington Professional & Organizational Development

Community Café of Thurston County

El Grupo de Familias Latinas

The National Alliance of Children’s Trust & Prevention Funds

Lincoln Options Elementary School leadership team

Family Support Center

Seattle Housing Authority

Thurston County United Way

Finnriver Farm & Cidery

Thurston Climate Action Team

South Puget Sound Community College

Center for Learning Connections (Highline Community College)

Washington Community Trade and Economic Development

Washington Family Policy Council

Walla Walla Community Network

Thurston County Community Network

Whatcom County Community Network

Eastside Community Network

Jefferson County Community Network

Lake Forrest Park Stewardship Foundation

Olympia School District

Avanti High School

City of Olympia

Senior Services for South Sound

Hanford Challenge

Microsoft Corporation

Puget Sound Educational Service District

Tacoma Community College

Pegasus Communications

Garden Raised Bounty (GRuB)

Washington Free Clinic Association

Innovations in Health Care Access Think Tank

Western Institutional Review Board

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Red Wind Casino

St. Mary’s College of California

The Evergreen State College

Leadership Eastside

Northwest Evaluation Association

Organization Systems Renewal graduate program

Washington Alliance of Non-Profit Organizations

Washington Department of Financial Institutions

Washington Department of Ecology

Washington Department of Agriculture

In Their Own Words

“We want to thank you for your excellent work in preparing for, facilitating, and documenting our recent Retreat. Your professional and thoughtful approach gave us the results we were hoping for.”

-Crisis Clinic of Thurston and Mason Counties.

“It was such a pleasure participating in your session at the Elevate Early Learning conference. The response has really been terrific – I’ve heard from people throughout the state who said your session made that day of the conference the most enjoyable and relevant.”

-Tiffany Stutesman, Child Care Aware of Washington

“Steven is a transformer. He has taken the most complex and difficult to understand parts of systems thinking and made them both understandable and useable. He will help you transform your life & business into a happier and more successful place to be. Some of the most fun and productive times in my life have been working with Steven.”

–Robert Dickman, First Voice,

“Steven is a very versatile and caring consultant who is passionately involved in his work. His knowledge of Systems Thinking is thorough and he knows how to make these skills accessible to others in a fun way. He recently coached a team of professionals from a number of agencies in the formation of a think tank with great results. Steve’s strengths are in the wealth of tools and resources at his command, process design, facilitation, and his cutting edge knowledge of practices and technologies for inquiry.”

–Sam Watson-Alvan, Washington Department of Health

“Steve’s passion for encouraging meaningful dialog is clear. He takes much time framing questions, collecting supportive materials, and preparing space so that others feel welcome. Steve is one of those rare individuals who cares deeply about others and genuinely strives to help each person in his workshops and conversations see their value in the world from a whole systems perspective.”

–Lori Steed, Photographer and Consultant,

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