News Archives: January 2015
On January 15, Public Conversations’ Director of Program Development John Sarrouf and practitioner Liz Lee-Hood offered their third workshop at Northeastern University. Over the 2014 – 2015 academic year, Public Conversations and Northeastern are developing a program called “Navigating Difficult Dialogues,” which offers students and staff the opportunity to incorporate dialogue and facilitation skills into their academic and personal lives.READ MORE >
Bob O’Hara, CPA, creator of www.ExitPlanning-Edu.com, an educational website for business owners and owner of O’Hara & Company, PC in Chelmsford, MA, recently joined Public Conversations Project Board of Directors as the newly appointed Treasurer. He was formally elected to the board on November 17, 2014.READ MORE >
After 25 years in the field, early in 2014, Public Conversations Project (now Essential Partners) gathered staff, board, associates, partners, and other friends of the organization to celebrate its past and pave the way for the the next 25 years. To lay that foundation, Public Conversations stakeholders built a new three to five year strategic plan that outlines plans to improve our business model, break into new markets, and tell the story of our work’s impact in new and innovative ways.READ MORE >
Public Conversations Project is delighted to introduce you to our new Executive Director, Parisa Parsa, who began her work with Public Conversations on January 26, 2015.
After a lengthy search process, the Board of Directors, staff, and associates of Public Conversations Project (now Essential Partners) are excited to welcome a new leader to the helm of the organization. Parisa arrived at Public Conversations at an exciting time, in a new year with a new website, several new staff members, and early into the implementation of a new strategic plan.READ MORE >