Collaborations & Connections

Human Systems I’ve Helped

Community Café of Thurston County
El Grupo de Familias Latinas
The National Alliance of Children’s Trust &  Prevention Funds
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

In Their Own Words

“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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