Georgie is the President of the Public Sector Consortium which is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting leaders create and sustain high-performance public-sector organizations. A primary focus of the work is the reinvention of the practice of leadership for the public good. The goal is to provide access to leaders at all levels of public service to the highest quality management and leadership learning available. The work of the Consortium includes formal learning programs that are rooted in the practices of Organizational Learning, Facilitative Leadership and Sustainable Leadership practices. The Consortium also includes an ongoing Community of Practice which meets monthly and consulting/coaching support.
Georgie served as the Director of Workforce Development for the New England Office of the Environmental Protection Agency. In this role she worked to develop cutting-edge learning opportunities, incentive award programs, performance systems and workforce development plans.
She has extensive experience in working with organizations to design learning programs, executive retreats and organizational interventions. She conducted the ongoing leadership and management training for E.P.A. supervisors for over ten years. She has worked with senior executives to help them align their workforce development plans with their strategic goals and outcomes.
Georgie is committed to the development of public sector leaders who are interested in both learning and action as the keys to better serve their workforce and the public good. In addition to her role as the Director of the Public Sector Consortium, Georgie has served as a program manager, designer, and faculty for the Consortium’s Formal Leadership Curriculum for nine years. The program provides public sector leaders (federal, state, local and public education) with access to formal learning courses, expert trainers, consultants, researchers, publications and an ongoing Community of Practice.
As a coalition builder, coach and faculty Georgie and the Public Sector Consortium professionals have partnered with the Pell Center, at Salve Regina University in Newport, RI and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in Cambridge, MA to create the Leadership Matters program for public leaders. The program provides a five-month course of classroom work followed by year-long innovations project with continuous coaching to assure the application of skills learned in the classroom.
In conjunction with other participants in the Consortium Georgie has been instrumental faculty and coach in bringing Public Leadership skills and tools to senior leaders nationally. She has provided internal consultancy and learning programs to: NASA, The Department of Education, The Department of Veterans Affairs, The National Security Agency, VA, SEC, GAO, FHFA, EPA the Navy and Army. The Leadership Matters Program has been offered to these communities since 2014 RI cities/towns: Newport, Pawtucket, Bristol, Middletown, Portsmouth, Westerly and Salve Regina University, Massachusetts cities and towns, Mansfield, Foxborough, Dedham, Medfield, Braintree, as well as Saco Maine, Hooksett, NH and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. In addition, Tufts University, Harvard University, Northern Virginia Community College and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have also participated in our programs.
As a part of the Federal Government Reinvention efforts she was selected to lead a nationwide E.P.A. team tasked with making recommendations to the E.P.A. Administrator on building workforce capacity for the future. She worked with the World Bank and the E.P.A. to conduct a management analysis of the Polish Ministry of the Environment. She also served as the Chair of the American Society of Training and Development’s program committee for their annual international conference.
Education: Colby College BA in Psychology, Education, Environment and Ecology, and Art History. Boston College, M Ed Counseling Psychology.