Experience

A partial listing of clients for whom our staff has provided assistance and facilitation in resolving public policy issues:

  • City of Wichita
  • Kansas Association of Conservation Districts
  • Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education
  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment
  • Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks
  • Kansas Interfaith Power and Light
  • Kansas Water Authority
  • Kansas Water Office
  • Marion Reservoir Stakeholders
  • MICRA (Mississippi River Basin) Gamefish Committee
  • Mississippi (River) Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
  • Missouri River Association of States & Tribes
  • Missouri River Basin Association
  • Missouri River Environmental Assessment Program
  • Missouri River Natural Resources Committee
  • Moundridge (Kan.) Middle & High Schools
  • Office of Judicial Administration, Kansas Supreme Court
  • Sedgwick County
  • The River Group
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Issues GPCC facilitated

Following are just a few examples of issues GPCC staff have facilitated.

  • Watershed management differences between political jurisdictions
  • County Conservation District office consolidations (or other options) due to Federal budget cuts
  • Formation of the new Missouri River Association of States and Tribes
  • Meltdown of an entire school within a Kansas regent's university
  • State allocation of Center for Disease Control funds for HIV prevention
  • Development of a Community Developmental Disability Organization's operational policies and regulations

 

 

  • "I am certain that your facilitation of the process was the major reason that an agreement was able to be reached."
    - a city clerk
  • "Thank you so much for your expertise in helping us reach an agreement. I have been hearing positive comments already in the community about the agreement."
    - the mayor of a small community
  • "The disputing parties went about solving their problems the right way, by seeking a mediator. Hopefully their efforts will not only provide a blueprint but also inspire others to resolve differences in the same fashion. Job well done."
    - a newspaper editorial reflecting on the work of GPCC
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