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With more than ten years of experience creating, facilitating, and sharing the Offers and Needs Market, our team has developed a wide range of facilitation and coaching skills that can enhance your journey. They include:

Private or Small Group Consultations

 

How can I prepare myself to run an OANM for the first time? How can I run an OANM for a complex group or adapt the agenda for a shorter session? How do I work with curveballs during the session?

 

Customized consulting services are available to support you to develop, adapt, debrief, and follow up on the Offers and Needs Market that you will be running for your community, colleagues, or team.

Facilitating an Event for You

 

Provide a meaningful networking session for a multi-day conference, for a special community gathering, or for a disruptive, fun and deep team building meeting.

 

Have experienced facilitators guide you and your organization through the Offers and Needs Market experience to develop relationships and strengthen your community. It can include preliminary planning, running the event, impact survey, and a debrief. Meet our certified facilitators below!

Training for Your Group

 

Inclusive facilitation, leadership skills practices, effective surveying, reflective and engaging sessions and a lot of fun for your team!

 

Have an exclusive team training that builds individual confidence, deepens the trust within the group as a whole, and develops a more generous personal and professional culture.

 

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Certified Offers and Needs Market Facilitators

Crystal Arnold

Crystal Arnold

Certified Facilitator

Crystal is the founder of Money-Morphosis and two online webinar courses. Since graduating from Southern Oregon University in 2007 with a degree in international economics, she has designed and facilitated workshops, community events, and discussion panels about money. In 2016 Crystal began the “Money-Wise Women” podcast, and has interviewed nearly 100 women on the show. She has inspired thousands of people to have a healthier relationship with money. Her courses serve to illuminate the individual’s relationship with money and value. As a financial coach, she encourages people to live their potential. Her written work has appeared in journals, magazines, and in the book called Reinhabiting the Village. She lives in Oregon with her husband and two children. She is experienced in virtual and in-person facilitation. You can contact Crystal at: crystal@postgrowth.org

Dani Leonardo

Dani Leonardo

Certified Facilitator

Dani is a facilitator, youth mentor, writer & musician, passionate about community building and the role of art & music in healing & justice work. Dani got connected with the PGI through the Offers and Needs Market and now works as part of the OANM team. Since September 2020, Dani has been working doing mutual aid work following the Almeda Fire. Dani was born and raised in Ashland Oregon & loves to snowboard in winter, plant seeds in spring, explore rivers in summer, jump in leaf piles in fall & admire the color purple all year round. You can contact Dani at: danileonardo@postgrowth.org.

Donnie Maclurcan

Donnie Maclurcan

Certified Facilitator

Donnie is a facilitator, author and social entrepreneur, passionate about all things not-for-profit. Originally from Australia, Donnie moved to the U.S. in 2013, from where he coordinates the Post Growth Institute.

A dynamic facilitator, Donnie has worked with community groups in Egypt, Australia, Europe, and the United States and is the creator of the Offers and Needs Market process. An Affiliate Professor of Economics at Southern Oregon University and Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, Donnie holds a Ph.D. in social science and has helped more than 500 not-for-profit projects start, scale and sustain their work across more than 30 countries. He is experienced in virtual and in-person facilitation. You can contact Donnie at: donnie@postgrowth.org

Björn Michael

Björn Michael

Certified Facilitator

Björn is a life coach and facilitator, who believes that fulfilment and contentment make people peaceful and generous. He is passionate about creating save spaces for sharing vulnerability. As a mentor, Björn enables people to feel comfortable and serves them to achieve a sustainable life transformation. Originally from Germany, he moved with his wife and daughter to the UK in 2015.

Björn aims to make people happier and more confident. He also writes about personal development on his blog. He is an advocate for empathic communication with his podcast Eine Dosis Empathie (A Dose of Empathy) and the Empathy Lounge he founded in 2020. He is experienced in virtual facilitation.

You can contact Bjorn at: bjorn_michael@outlook.com
Mike Strode

Mike Strode

Certified Facilitator

Mike Strode is a writer, urban cyclist, facilitator, and solidarity economy organizer with the Kola Nut Collaborative: Chicago’s only time-based service and skills exchange (otherwise known as a timebank) providing an open platform for mutual aid, community organizing, and network weaving.

He is a past participant in Nexus Community Partners' Cooperative Developer Fellowship and LIFT Economy's Next Economy MBA. He is currently a member of the inaugural cohorts of Post Growth Institute's Post Growth Fellowship and AORTA's (Anti-Oppression Resource & Training Alliance) Headwaters Facilitation Apprenticeship.

He is a Program Manager at Open Collective Foundation and serves on the boards of the US Solidarity Economy Network, New Economy Coalition, South Deering Manor Community Association, and Dill Pickle Food Co-op.

You can contact Mike at: connect@kolanutcollab.org.

Tannur Ali

Tannur Ali

Certified Facilitator

Tannur is a mother, farmer, facilitator and poet. She is the founder of iLOGIC: Institute for the Love Of Genius In Community – a global community which promotes teaching and learning, based on interest.

Her goal is to facilitate community action and activism through education and empowerment. Along with homeschooling her three children for seven years, she has facilitated Offers and Needs Markets, arts events, conferences, social artistry trainings, spoken word workshops and more throughout the US and Europe. You can contact Tannur at: officialilogic@gmail.com.

Vanessa Michael

Vanessa Michael

Certified Facilitator

Vanessa, a trained packaging engineer with a background in nutritional science, is passionate about sustainability in the context of business and consumer goods, and truly believes that a shared, prosperous future within planetary boundaries lies beyond the growth dogma. Vanessa is also a director of NOW (No Other Way), an organization working towards a humane ecology through education and business. A practitioner of systemic sustainable living, she publishes articles, delivers talks, and provides support to help people live a more ecological and conscious life. Vanessa is originally from Germany and based in the UK. She loves to leave-no-trace wild camp and wild swim with her husband and daughter. She is skilled in virtual meeting facilitation. You can contact Vanessa at: vanessamichael@postgrowth.org

Katie Epstein

Katie Epstein

Certified Facilitator

Katie Epstein is a human geographer, social scientist, and trained mediator and facilitator. Passionate about the power of social gatherings and connection, Katie works closely with individuals and collectives to design and lead innovative and meaningful events and group processes, both in-person and virtually. Katie holds a PhD from Montana State University and loves sharing mutual-aid activities and practices like the Offers and Needs Market with her research community. You can contact Katie at: kathleenepstein@montana.edu

 

Lynn Benander

Lynn Benander

Certified Facilitator

Lynn Benander is a community entrepreneur, facilitator, and economic justice activist.  She partners with low income and BIPOC communities to build community-owned solar and community based enterprises that bring quality jobs, sustainable products and services, and valuable assets to local communities.  She has worked with non-profits, governmental entities, community development corporations, planning commissions, businesses, academic institutions, and cooperatives on sustainable energy projects and business development efforts.  She believes people have the knowledge and power to make significant changes in their lives  and brings a lot of love to help them manifest their dreams. You can contact Lynn at: lbenander@gmail.com.

Lizz Hills

Lizz Hills

Certified Facilitator

Lizz is an educator at Wild Mountains environmental education centre in Queensland, Australia. She runs programs from the IEE (Institute for Earth Education) with primary and secondary schools, pioneered in school programs for Plastic Free July, and helped manage a community build of a straw bale house. Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Consumer Behaviour, Grad Dip. Psy and pursuing a future career as a psychologist Lizz has naturally fallen into a passion for Offers and Needs Markets. 

Identifying as living with disability after her Acquired Brain Injury in 2004 she seeks to create inclusive spaces and safe containers for people to share what is important to them. You can contact Lizz at: lizz@wildmountains.org

 

Olga Cojocariu

Olga Cojocariu

Certified Facilitator

Olga graduated with a master degree in Business Law, and a postgraduate in entrepreneurship from the United Spaces and Germany. Olga has spent a large part of her life abroad. She has worked with European institutions, law firms, and NGOs and is the founder of a tech start-up called BumbleBee Space. You can contact Olga at: olgacojocariu@postgrowth.org.

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