HSD Institute is pleased to introduce the 2013 Board of Directors:
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Dr. Jamieson is Associate Professor & Department Chair, Organization Learning & Development, College of Education, Leadership & Counseling at the University of St. Thomas. He is also President of the Jamieson Consulting Group, Inc., Practicum Director in the M.S. in Organization Development Program at American University and a Distinguished Visiting Scholar in other OD programs. He has 40 years of experience consulting to organizations on leadership, change, strategy, design and human resource issues. He is a Past National President of the American Society for Training and Development (1984) and Past Chair of the Management Consultation Division and Practice Theme Committee of the Academy of Management.
He received his Ph.D in Management from UCLA, majoring in Organization Design & Development and a BS in Business Administration from Drexel University, with a Behavioral Science minor.
Dave is co-author of Managing Workforce 2000: Gaining the Diversity Advantage (Jossey-Bass, 1991), co-author of The Facilitator’s Fieldbook, 2nd Edition (AMACOM, 2006; 3rd Edition due in July 2012), co-author of Consultation for Organizational Change (IAP, 2010) and co-author of Handbook for Strategic HR: Best Practices in Organization Development from the OD Network (scheduled for 2012). In addition he has published 11 chapters and numerous articles in journals and newsletters. He serves as Editor of Seasonings, an OD Network on-line journal; Associate Editor for the Reflections on Experience Section of the Journal of Management Inquiry and on the Editorial Boards for the Journal of Organization Change Management and The Organization Development Practitioner.
He teaches courses in organization change, strategy, leadership, organization design, consultation, strategic human resources and change leadership and organization development. Previous teaching roles included University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business; Pepperdine University, Graziadio School of Business and Management; Colorado Technical University, Doctor of Management; Antioch University-Los Angeles, Fielding Graduate University; and Benedictine University
Contact information: email@example.com; Organization Learning & Development, University of St Thomas, 1000 LaSalle Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403; (310)-699-3060 (cell).
Paul Kirst provides financial and business leadership to Search Institute. In this role, he is responsible for directing the organization's financial strategy, planning, and forecasts as well as financial planning, record keeping, and reporting. He also oversees the organization's financial, human resource, and technology staff.
When he came to Search Institute in 2001, he brought 28 years of financial and business experience in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. For 18 years, he worked in the business sector, which included serving as Chief Financial Officer of Strout Plastics, a $20 million manufacturing company; as controller of a $14 million printing company; as the sales and marketing director of a printing company; and in public accounting.
In the nonprofit world, he served as business manager of Parent Child Center, an early childhood development program located in Omaha, Nebraska; a rural hospital and nursing home administrator in Henderson, Nebraska; the administrator of a community development program in Bolivia; and as regional director of a refugee relief program in Honduras during the Nicaraguan Civil War.
Kirst has a bachelor of science degree in business and economics from Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska. He has a Certified Public Accountant certificate.
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Christi Olson leads the Leadership and Organization Development divisions of Sony Pictures Entertainment. Christi has over 20 years experience accelerating growth on strategic initiatives and leadership alignment for organizations in industry, education and non-profit. She brings a unique blend of senior leadership and business experience with strong leadership and organization development expertise. Her work focuses on leading organizations through strategic shifts, adopting innovation for market and customer advantage and developing leaders to lead strategic change. Christi partners with HROD and business leaders to fully engage individuals and work groups for high performance through collaboration, customer focus and alignment with the business strategy.
Pat Seppanen holds an Ed.D. in Administration, Planning, and Social Policy from Harvard University. She has been involved with social programs for 35 years as an applied researcher-evaluator, program administrator, and practitioner. Currently, Dr. Seppanen's practice focuses on evaluating complex emergent change as a consultant. She attended the Human Systems Dynamics Summer Institute in 2006 as part of Cohort 5.
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Mary Texer is the Manager of IT Learning and Development at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota. Mary has spent the majority of her career in the field of learning and development within Information Technology working in the both the public and private sectors for traditional and consulting companies.
In addition to her “regular job”, Mary is an active member of several training and IT organizations and sits on the following boards of directors:
- Executive Advisory Board for Curriculum for the Information and Decision Sciences Department of the Carlson Schools at the University of Minnesota
- Human Systems Dynamics Institute
- Capitol Region Watershed District
- MetroGIS Policy Board
Mary is a frequent speaker at professional associations, local, regional and international conferences addressing a variety of topics including The Challenges of a Digital Learning Producer, The People Side of Project Management, Change Management and Scenario Planning. In addition to giving presentations, Mary has published numerous articles addressing such topics as communications in the workplace, managing expectations and consulting skills.
Mallary Tytel is president and founder of Healthy Workplaces, a national consulting firm that focuses on best practices in human systems dynamics, coaching, diversity and culture, and sustainability. Specifically her work is based upon complexity science, systems thinking and models of adaptive action. She is the former CEO of an international non-profit behavioral health and human resource development corporation; has served as a key advisor to senior-level civilian and military personnel within the U.S. Department of Defense; and created and delivered an innovative leadership training program in over 40 communities worldwide.
Mallary has a Ph.D. in Public Health Promotion and Organizational Systems from the Union Institute and University, an M.B.A. from the University of Connecticut, and is a certified executive coach and mediator in alternative dispute resolution. In her spare time she writes and mentors budding women entrepreneurs. She is the author of Vision Driven: Lessons Learned from the Small Business C-Suite (Gold Canyon Press, 2009), and Simple Rules: A Radical Inquiry into Self (Gold Canyon Press, 2011). She is also co-founder of the Simple Rules Foundation (www.simplerulesfoundation.org) with Royce Holladay.