John is a whole systems design consultant, teacher, and facilitator who develops cultural and ecological systems for a variety of public, private, and nonprofit clients. Since 1996, he has studied, worked, taught and published in the realms of human relatings, governance and decision-making systems, appropriate technology and ecological design. He applies his wide-ranging observations of and experience with cultural and ecological systems to all aspects of his practice.
As the SCG’s Hawai’i-Pacific regional representative, John brings to bear many years of work and life experience in the unique cultural milieu of Hawai’i. Awareness and integration of existing cultural patterns is key to his inclusive approach to Dynamic Governance design and facilitation.
The methods, tools and techniques that John offers invite clients to maximize clarity, honesty, and integrity while also enhancing individual and group efficiency and effectiveness – in other words, to get things done and have more fun! He helps organizations recognize that success for people who want to accomplish something together is determined by how well they work, play, and make decisions together.
Education and credentials
- Master’s Degree in Whole Systems Design, with a focus on cultural and ecological design
- Training, mentoring and certification preparation in Dynamic Governance through GovernanceAlive