JSE Associates designs and facilitates public involvement and group processes to engage stakeholders, share information, and build agreements in multi-stakeholder environments. Processes: Public meetings; online public engagement efforts; tasks forces; advisory committees; planning efforts; partnering; and conflict resolution. JSE Associates was founded in 2012, and is certified DBE in Colorado and Denver.
JSE Associates specializes in personalized engagement strategies and techniques that enable stakeholders to be creative, intelligent, and comprehensive in developing enduring solutions, plans and relationships.
JSE Associates believes that the best solutions are crafted by groups of individuals who are operating at their best.
Multiple Stakeholder Process
Consensus building, assessments, convening, data sharing, strategic planning
Public meetings, communication strategy, outreach materials
Developing communication norms, strategies and roles for inter-agency and internal teams
Facilitation, mediation, collaboration, problem-solving, public involvement
Jody has been designing public involvement and stakeholder engagement processes and trainings since 2000. She earned a bachelor degree in Human Communication at the University of Denver and achieved a master degree in Public Administration from University of Colorado, Denver. She is listed on the US Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution’s (ECR) National Roster of Environmental Dispute Resolution and Consensus Building Professionals. Jody is a National Highway Institute Master Trainer.
Jody uses her neutrality on the outcome to bring success to projects. Her strategic questions bring forward the key purpose and question a process needs to achieve, and designs engagement and information sharing elements to assist the public and clients in reaching satisfying outcomes. She works for the success of all. Jody’s experience covers a broad set of policy areas (environmental, natural resources, energy, public heath) across the United States and internationally.
International projects include: Nepal, Cameroon, and Spain
When needed, Jody takes advantage of young talented facilitators. She also uses experienced seniors in the field for bigger public meeting needs. This gives clients more facilitator expertise and services when needed; and provides the opportunity for JSE Associates to mentor new facilitators to the field.
JSE Associates has worked with many federal, state and local agencies, as well as businesses, advocacy groups, and community. Below is a list of clients and/or participants JSE Associates has worked with over the years.
Citizen action groups, neighborhood groups/associations, parent groups, farmers, etc. (dozens of groups and thousands of individual residents)