Tentative conference schedule subject to change. All times are for the eastern time zone.
All breakout sessions are peer reviewed for quality and Policy Governance(R) consistency
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Linda Stier

Linda brings innovative thought to governance, owner accountability and transformational learning.  She was principle in her own consulting practice for boards of directors and management, enabling governing leadership that causes organizations to be accountable and successful in fulfilling their intended impact in the world. Linda has consulted across all sectors, with extensive experience with cooperative boards in the natural food sector. She also has long-term experience as a governing practitioner as board member, board officer and board committee chair.

Linda completed the Policy Governance Academy in 1995 and has participated in the International Carver Policy Governance symposiums and International Policy Governance Association (IPGA) seminars and conferences. She was co-creator of the Policy Governance Think Tank on the global future of Policy Governance (1999) and a founding board member of the IPGA. She is co-author of The Policy Governance Fieldbook and author of numerous articles and monographs on governance, Policy Governance and owner accountability.

Linda is a founding member of a global partnership causing a conversation for accountability as an essential component of organizational effectiveness. She participates on the Consistency Team of Govern for Impact.

Linda is a board member, Elections Committee chair and prior board chair of Weaver Street Market, a consumer and worker owned cooperative, where she facilitated the implementation of Policy Governance in 1995 and has supported a board culture that has enabled effective community impact.
Linda holds a B.S. in mathematics, a certificate in Non-Profit Management and a certificate in Cultural Resources Management. She has expertise in transformational learning and leadership.