Michael Gagné is a facilitator and consultant with a background in community engagement and adult education. For over twenty years, his work has been at the intersection of organizational development, sustainability, and positive social change.
As a facilitator, Michael specializes in participatory processes that invite the full engagement of all involved. In this regard, he has been mentored by people including George Lakey (of Training for Change) and Marshall Ganz (of Harvard’s Kennedy School). He currently facilitates strategic planning, leadership development, campaign design, organizational conflict, as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion work for nonprofit organizations, colleges, and public sector institutions. From 2014-2017, he served as the Regional Programs Manager for the Environmental Leadership Program (ELP), a national non-profit providing leadership development for sustainability leaders in academia and nonprofits as well as those in the public and private sectors. During this period, he provided facilitation, training, and coaching for over 300 environmental professionals.