spring 2020 meeting facilitation series

Session 1
March 18, 2020
How to Roadmap Your Meeting, The Power of the Agenda, Community Agreements
Presenter – Nancy Donovan is an Event Planner at Berkeley Law. She has a M.A. in career development and career counseling and extensive workshop design and group facilitation experience. A long-time member of the Berkeley campus community, Donovan co-founded the Berkeley Law Staff Circle on Anti-Racism and was a member of the law school’s Professional Development Committee for two plus years. She also serves as an appointed member of the law school’s Visual Display Committee.
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Session 2
April 15, 2020
More on Community Agreements, Defining Inclusion and Anti-oppression, What Makes a Good Meeting
Presenters – Durrain Ansari-Yan, Director, SPH Diversity and Inclusion: DREAM Office; and Michelle Azurin, SPH Associate Director of Admissions and Recruitment.

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Session 3
June 17, 2020
During Meeting: Work-space, Timing, Logistics, The Impacts of Personalities on the Facilitator, Inspiring Participation
Presenter – Michael Timothy Bean is a Training Manager with UC Environment, Health & Safety. He has been a professional facilitator for over 20 years.

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Session 4
RESCHEDULED: August 19, 2020
Sustainable agreements and Reaching Closure
Presenter: Helena Weiss-Duman, M.A., PMP, UC Berkeley Extension Honored Instructor, has more than 25 years of project management experience in industry, academia, and nonprofit settings. She currently works at UC Berkeley as the deputy director of External Relations & Marketing Communications in UDAR.

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*** During Shelter in Place, these events will all take place on Zoom. ***

These events are officially scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month in BWW 5101, but they will all be available for remote attendance as well. We’ll notify attendants in advance if the session will be entirely remote. We still invite staff to join us at 11:30 for brown bag lunch and networking online!