Jodie Monaghan is a Lead Mediator specializing in facilitating consensus-based, stakeholder-driven public policy processes involving natural resource management, land use, emergency preparedness, and community based conflicts. She also has considerable management and field experience in public participation. Prior to joining the Center, Ms. Monaghan had extensive project management and Organizational Development experience.
Current projects include the Department of Fish and Game Statewide Wildlife Action Plan, City of Sacramento Water Conservation Advisory Committee, Los Angeles Earthquake Plan, Santa Clara County School Communication Plan, and rapid response workshops for the Office of Spill Prevention and Response. Previous projects include Cal/EPA Unified Program Strategic Plan, Department of Fish and Game Strategic Vision, Los Angeles Mass Care and Shelter Plan, Lake Davis Pike Eradication Project, Yolo County Habitat Conservation Plan / Natural Communities Conservation Plan (HCP/NCCP), State Water Resources Control Board Public Involvement Needs Assessment, the Lower Yolo Bypass Feasibility Assessment, and San Joaquin Flood Management Technical Advisory Committee.
Ms. Monaghan has completed many courses in mediation and facilitation. She holds a B.A. degree in Communication Studies from California State University, Sacramento and has taken numerous graduate level classes in Public Policy and Administration.