Jonathan Joc Clark Ph D

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Jonathan Joc Clark Ph D


Specialization in collaborative and shared leadership, and creating collaborative working environments

Extensive experience in the creation, development, administration and facilitation of leadership development programs and organization development processes

Twenty-five years of teaching through experience-based learning methods as a facilitator, consultant, and trainer

Chair of the Leadership Council for the Western Region of the Association of Experiential Education since 2008

Completed training programs:

o  Facilitating Open Space Technology, San Francisco, CA                    2009

o  Essential Facilitation, Interaction Associates, San Francisco, CA        2009

o  Future Search, with M Weisbord and S. Janoff, San Francisco, CA      2005

o  NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science, Bethel ME                    1996-2002

o  Facilitating dialogue, Public Conversation Project, Boston, MA            2002

Published several articles locally and internationally about collaborative “ally-based” leadership and experiential methods

Spanish fluency and translator – teaching and translating educational material  for experiential educators and consultants who are Spanish speakers

Founder of Chico Facilitators professional support group, Chico, CA              2009


Process consultant specialized is leadership development and organization development. Services include: meeting facilitation, future search, open space planning, coaching, custom training and team building. Interested in collaborative methods and shared leadership.

Primary Professional Focus:

Customized Organization Development                    

Leadership Development

Team Building and Team Improvement                     

Facilitation Skills                                   

Collaborative, Shared and Ally Based Leadership     

Executive Coaching                         


Experiential Education           

Planned Change Processes                                   

Communication Skills

Social Intelligence                                                 

Assertive Communication

Sustainable Change                                                      

Conflict resolution

The Multi-generational Workforce                             

Working with Difficult People

Time Management                                                 

Large Group Dialogical Processes

Program Evaluation                                               

Customized Training

Adventure-based Program Design                           

Work experience

Work experience
2002 - Present

Facilitator, Lecturer, Curriculum Designer

California State University, Chico

Kinesiology Lecturer

Continuing Education Instructor: Northern California Local Government Leadership Institute: A leadership development institute for local, city, county and tribal government in Northern California.

Contractual Consultant and Custom Trainer for HR and Professional Development Services.

Apr 1999 - Present

Consultant and principal

Collaboration Works Consulting

Leadership and organization development, facilitation and custom training.

List of clients available upon request.

2009 - Present


Chico Facilitators
1994 - Present

Product tester, outdoor equiptment

LL Bean
2006 - Present

Facilitator, Instructor, Educator

Butte College, The Training Place

Faculty and Consultant at the Business Training and Economic Development Center of Butte-Glenn Community College

1992 - Present

Volunteer Educator

Partners of the Americas

Experiential education methods trainings

2005 - 2010


Future Search Network
2007 - 2008


Cradle Rock


2004 - 2008


Antioch University

Doctoral degree in leadership studies and change management in the professions. Special focus upon organization development and creating collaborative working environments.

2000 - 2002


Antioch New England Graduate School, Antioch University

Creation of ally based leadership curriculum.

1982 - 1987


Bates College



Curriculum development and delivery

Customized training

Executive Coaching


Small teams, meetings, team building, retreats and large community building events