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Ken Van Osdol

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Ken Van Osdol 

Community health improvement plan review, implementation and evaluation, organizational development

Ken Van Osdol has more than 30 years of professional experience as an independent consultant specializing in facilitation services for government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private businesses. Ken’s consulting experience spans a wide range, including strategic planning, board development and team building. His consulting work has included executive coaching and mediations with senior managers and he is certified to administer the NEO-PIR (Five Factor Model) and Hogan personality style inventories. In addition, Ken is experienced in conference and event planning and management.

Ken has designed and delivered specialized training programs in leadership and team development, supervision, coaching, performance management, meeting facilitation, influence and negotiation skills. His clients have included the Oregon Office of Medical Assistance Programs, Boise Cascade, Microsoft, the Oregon State Legislature, Starbucks and the Mark O. Hatfield Institute for International Understanding, along with several health organizations, nonprofits, and state and county governments.

Following graduation from the University of Oregon, Ken served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Micronesia and later as a trainer for the Peace Corps and Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation in Washington, D.C.. He then joined SAIF Corporation, a workers compensation insurance carrier in Oregon, where he was a human resources manager for employee training and compensation and benefits.


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