Southern Tobacco Communities Project: Facilitated and convened a multi-year effort to build common ground among tobacco farmers, various tobacco interest groups, and health advocate groups. This led to the successful brokering of 60% of the tobacco settlement funds to assist rural tobacco farming communities to reduce youth smoking. (1994 to 2001)
Fluvanna County Heritage Forum: Designed and facilitated a community Forum in Fluvanna County, Virginia, to identify important elements of the community cultural, historical and natural heritage and how it can be preserved.
City-County Visioning: Facilitated the development of a joint city-county vision for Charlottesville and Albermarle, Virginia.
Rappahannock Regional Visioning: Designed and facilitated the development of a five-county regional vision for the Rappahannock-Rapidan Region, Virginia.
City Reversion: Facilitated public discussions about the controversial prospect of city reversion in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Power Plant Siting: Facilitated technical advisory committees for the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to develop options for addressing the impacts of new power plants and other facilities on the Commonwealth’s air and water resources.
EPA Sustainable Challenge Grant: Conducted research for the Environmental Law Institute to determine common characteristics of successful grant proposals for U.S. EPA sustainable development grants.