Facilitation Services

I help organizations articulate what's fundamentally important within the framework of their  mission and guide them towards the results they desire through strategic thinking. I'm a trained mediator, and the International...

Planning Services

I help parks, nature centers, and historic sites communicate the significance of their special places. Together, we identify overarching themes, storylines, and media to forge emotional and intellectual connections with...

Park.Partners

I periodically share resources to help develop partnerships among and between the managers of protected sites and nonprofits—all aimed at achieving shared goals. I also assemble interdisciplinary teams to provide...

About Bruce Jacobson

Bruce Jacobson facilitates results with both nonprofit and government organizations as a consulting facilitator and planner. Formerly, as superintendent of Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, he connected coastal islands with an urban population. Bruce was Chief of Planning & Land Resources at Acadia National Park in Maine, where he...

Accomplishments

Expert Facilitator

Helped people in nonprofit and government organizations make decisions through dialogue and strategic thinking. Honed strong communication skills with internal and external audiences. Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF) by International Association...

Skilled Manager

Convinced of the value of partnerships rooted in shared goals. Collaborative program development and management with 8 nonprofits and government agencies, and own firm, provide a sound foundation for supporting...

Strategic Planner

Authored long-range management plans and strategic plans for protected lands in New England. Throughout, successfully created and conducted numerous pubic involvement strategies utilizing focus groups, key respondents, public meetings, newsletters,...