Recent clients include:

National Governors Association
National League of Cities
Portland Public Schools
211 Info
Oregon Health Authority
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Partnership for Sustainable Communities
Oregon Education Investment Board
Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
National Policy Consensus Center
Northwest Evaluation Association
Eco-Districts Engagement Project
Oregon Community Foundation
Friends of the Children
Alaska School Board Association
City of Portland
Clackamas Women’s Services
Portland State University
Oregon Community Colleges Pathway Academy
American Leadership Forum of Oregon
Multnomah County
Saturday Academy
Chalkboard Project
The Leaders Roundtable
Northwest China Council
City Councils of Tigard/Fairview/Molalla
Douglas Education Service District
Oregon Health Fund Board
Clackamas County
Quality Institute Work Group
Friends of the Oregon Symphony
Workforce Network (Portland and Mt Hood Community Colleges)
Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives, Inc.
David Douglas School District
Oregon School Boards Association
Metro Regional Government
The Madeleine Parish Pastoral Council
Molalla River School Board
Oregon Commission on Children and Families


National Governors Association
Leadership for Action recruited, trained and monitored the work of 23 facilitators from across the nation to lead state teams as they planned for the implementation of electronic health information systems.

Strategic Planning with Multiple Organizations
Carol worked with two rural Oregon counties  re :strategic planning with multiple stakeholders to deliver collaborative integrated services to families and their children/youth with complex behavioral health needs. The constructive work included confirmation of mission, values and goals; analysis of current status: strengths, challenges; identification of strategies for next three years; determination of action steps and division of responsibilities; defining infrastructure to support and implement initiative;  and clarification of roles of governance and leadership.

Beaverton Public Schools
Carol Turner was a leader in the successful Beaverton School District Strategic Planning Process. She had responsibility for the community engagement process, including focus groups, small group outreach and large community forums. She co-facilitated the meetings of the Vision and Planning Council, a broadly based community group which helped to define the direction of the District.

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Carol and a colleague are conducting a year-long training for an internal staff cohort with the goal of increasing “skills/competencies in facilitation, meeting design, creative problem solving and accountable implementation of projects.”

Oregon Governor’s Office
Carol facilitated a series of large statewide meetings to give feedback to the Oregon Education Investment Board about its initial agenda.  Many participants noted that they increased their understanding of this initiative, appreciated being able to share their concerns and felt that with the established process they were listened to by the leaders.

Friends of the Children
Carol guided a staff team as they for the first time planned and led their own productive, interactive retreat for the sixty staff members of this outstanding non-profit organization. She then facilitated an action planning team during three meetings to analyze the retreat input, establish priorities and develop a process for accountable implementation of action steps.

Eco-Districts Engagement Project
Carol facilitated a series of focus groups with Portland State University faculty, students and community residents for the purpose of increasing the understanding of what factors encouraged or discouraged community engagement related to the development of eco-districts.

Oregon Department of Health
Carol facilitated both a diverse work team from across the state that over several months developed a successful legislative package re: maternal mental health and a statewide effort seeking coordination of various home visiting programs.

Northwest Evaluation Association
Leadership for Action led multi-day work sessions with department teams to effectively develop a Logic Model/Theory of Action that would identify, clarify and guide their work.