Client Testimonials

While at 5th House Consulting, I provided diverse services to clients in Montana and Washington. Here’s what clients have to say about my work.


Organizational Development Clients

Missoula Underage Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition
Strategic Planning Facilitation

Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities
Team building, work planning facilitation

Pacific Flyway Collaboration – Intermountain West Joint Venture, San Francisco Bay Joint Venture, Pacific Birds Habitat joint Venture, Central Vally Joint Venture
Facilitator for Discovery Session and Collaborative Long Term Planning Process

Missoula Project for Nonprofit Excellence
Grants Coordinator & Organizational Assessment Consultant

Corporation of Supportive Housing – Missoula Housing and Community Development Office, Providence St. Patrick’s Hospital
Project Director. Local Consultant to increase access and availability of supportive housing; align local resources to meet the needs of frequent system users in Missoula County

Rocky Mountain Research Lab
CoMFRT Project Meeting Facilitation and Nathan Anderson Lab – Team Building & Strategic Planning

Community Food and Agriculture Coalition
Strategic Planning and Identity Statement Creation

Montana Kids Count
Evaluation Coordinator/Qualitative Lead Evaluator for the Strategic Prevention Framework Partnership for Success grant for the Montana State Department Of Public Health and Human Services

Climate Smart
Community Readiness Assessment

Intermountain Joint West Venture
Annual Planning

Missoula Health Department
Invest Health Report

Gonzaga University
Values Clarification and Team Building for campus-wide food work group

Institute of Health & Humanities
Strategic Planning

Trust Montana
Meeting Facilitation

Sustainability Partnership of the Northern Rockies
Meeting Facilitation

The Clark Fork Market
Strategic Planning Facilitated Conversation

Missoula Organization of Realtors
Strategic Planning Facilitation

CASA Missoula
Fundraising Training
Fundraising Audit
Strategic Planning Facilitation

Mineral County Health Department
Best Beginnings Early Childhood Community Needs Assessment

Missoula County
Missoula Homelessness Needs Assessment

The Learning Center at Red Willow
Development Training
Organizational Program Planning and Design

The Pride Foundation
Community Coalition Meeting Facilitation

The Selway Bitteroot Frank Church Foundation
Board and Staff Development Assessment and Training

Sherri Downing Consulting
Emergency Solution Grant for Montana
Substantial Amendment Survey Creation, Qualitative Interviewing and Analysis


Educational Trainings and Seminars

Active Listening
Workplace Resiliency

Montana Campus Compact/Community Building Institute
Lead training for the Americorps VISTA program
Strategic Planning
Strategic Planning Implementation
Development Planning

Missoula Department of Corrections
Motivational Interviewing

Missoula Nonprofit Network
Advanced Strategic Planning

Maureen & Mike Mansfield Center
Action Planning
Proposal Writing

PMI Montana Chapter
Active Listening

The Learning Center at Red Willow
Designing your Life
Designing your Pathway
Exploring the Power of Vulnerability for Behavior Health Clinicians
Exploring the Power of Vulnerability


Professional Associations and Licensures

License Clinical Social Worker
License Addiction Counselor
American Evaluation Association
Organizational Development Network
Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
Montana Nonprofit Association


Extensive Training Areas

Qualitative Evaluation – survey creation, focus group, key informant interviewing, needs assessments, community readiness assessment

Personal and Professional Development – Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness Training, Leadership Development, Individual Change


Specialty Knowledge Areas

Environmental Issues
Social Justice
Substance Use Prevention and Abuse
Food Systems
Early Childhood
Community Health
Mental Health
Community Coalition Building
Non Profit Organizational Development
Strategic Planning
Community Needs Assessments
Leadership Development