Consulting Experience

Global Partners for the Prevention of Armed Conflict


Program Reviews Team Leader

  • Mennonite Central Committee 5-year program reviews

  • Egypt, February 2020

  • Northeast Asia/Korea, July 2019

  • South Sudan, June 2018

  • Kenya, July/August 2008


Alliance for Peacebuilding

Social Enterprise Institute@ Elizabethtown College

  • beginning September 2017 to May 2019
  • Senior Fellow as a Subject Matter Expert
  • Coffee for Peace, Philippines
  • SCORE Against Hunger, Zimbabwe

CAUX FORUM: Just Governance for Human Security

  • Caux, Switzerland, July 2018, July 2019
  • Panelist on Healing Memories (2018)
  • Panelist on Good Governance (2019)
  • Workshop Facilitator:
    • Dialogue Across the Gulfs of Life(2018)
    • Deep Listening for Healing (2018)
    • Multi-Stakeholder Processes for Human Security (2019)                    

World Council of Religons for Peace-Japan

  • Tokyo, Japan February 2018
  • teach mediation for reconciliation
  • facilitation design feedback

Lao PDR - Technical Advisor to Peacebuilding Curriculum Writing Process

  • Supported 3 rounds of training to test the curriculum
  • Stakeholders included:
    • Ministry of Home Affairs
    • Lao Front for National Construction
    • Interfaith Religious Leaders
    • Mennonite Central Committee
    • Institute for Global Engagement
    • Mittapab
  • January 2014-January 2015

UNDP’s Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery (BCPR)

  • ExpRes roster of preapproved consultants
  • Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding profile
  • Trainer, Conflict Analysis/Conflict Sensitivity and Peacebuilding Adviser subprofile
  • November 2013

Islamic University (UIN) Center for Peacebuilding,

  • UIN at Sunan Ampel, Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Advising on religious based conflict and curriculum development
  • May 2013 – 2015

Somaliland, University of Hargeisa/Elizabethtown College        

  • Visiting Lecturer and Fellow
  • Initial introductions, capacity assessment and signing MoU between UoH and EC
  • Conduct short courses:
    • Peacebuildng and Civil Society for Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies
    • Conflict Analysis and Transformation
    • Designing Peace Education
    • Human Security and Peacebuilding
    • Human Security and Globalization
  • Revisit previous service location
  • March and December 2013, December 2014, August 2015, July 2016, October 2018, March 2020

Philippines, Interfaith Center for Conciliation and Nonviolence (ICCN)

  •  Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation
  •  72ND Infantry Battalion, Philippine Army 10th Infantry Division, Mawab, Compostela Valley, Mindanao
  •  41 Citizens Armed Forces Geographical Units (CAFGUs) and their Army Officers
  •  May 2012

Afghanistan, Oxfam Novib
                 -Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation Consultant

  • Project title: Building Afghan Peace Locally (BAPL)
  • Baseline survey tool development workshop
  • Training on baseline survey tool use
  • Baseline data analysis and report writing
  • December 2011-March 2012

Afghanistan, Oxfam GB
   -Peacebuilding Mentor

  • Project Title: Promoting Community Peace Building Through Mobilization and Capacity Building of Civil Society Institutions
  • Capacity building and institutional support for peacebuilding project staff
  • Technical advice on best practice in the peace building sector
  • Supporting civil society peacebuilding network
  • Desk study of civil society engagement in peacebuilding and processes
  • Develop a simplified peacebuilding manual for local contexts based on existing manuals
  • 2011-2012

On Earth Peace - Ministry of Reconciliation, USA

  • Restorative process facilitator and consultant

Philippines, Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute
-Lead and Co-Facilitator

  • Active Nonviolence: Theories and Practice
  • Religion: Peacebuilding In Multi-Cultural Societies
  • 2001 to present

Burkina Faso/Chad Mennonite Central Committee Office
                        -Administrative Support and Transition Consultancy

  • Ouagadougou Office for Burkina Faso and Chad
  • Policy formulation
  • Review guideline implementation
  • Program separation
  • January/February 2011

Philippines, CDA Collaborative Learning Projects
-Reflecting on Peace Practice (RPP) Interviewer & Lead Writer

  • Mindanao, Philippines Peace Practice focusing on gains and gaps in peace
  • Davao City, North Cotabato, Maguindanao, Zamboanga City, Manila
  • August 2009 - January 2010
  • RPP Report

United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
External Reviewer

  • December 2009

Philippines, CDA Collaborative Learning Projects
   -Listening Project Facilitator & Lead Writer

  • Mindanao, Philippines Listening Project focusing on effectiveness of international aid
  • Davao City, North Cotabato, Maguindanao, Lanao, Misamis, Bukidnon, Zamboanga, Basilan Island
  • May-December 2009
  • Mindanao Report Here

Lingana Foundation
                      -Project Integrity and Sustainability Consultant

  • Ensuring ongoing integrity and sustainability of the Education for Peace and Reconciliation Project in Goz Beida, Chad through assessment of impact, progress evaluations and recommended program adjustments
  • September, 2008 - February 2010

Philippines, Catholic Relief Services
-Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute (MPI) Facilitator

  • Facilitator for Peace Governance Workshop for Local Government Units
  • Facilitator for MPI -- Active Nonviolence course
  • Facilitator for MPI Religion: Peacebuilding In Multicultural Societies
  • Davao, Philippines, May, 2009
  • MPI Website Here

Eastern Mennonite Seminary
  -Adjunct Professor

  • Active nonviolence instructor
  • August - November, 2009

Philippines, Mennonite Central Committee
-Organizer of the Mindanao Learning Tour

  • Taking MCC partners and senior staff to visit peacebuilding work in central Mindanao, Philippines
  • July, 2008

Waging Peace, Canada

  • Project Prospectus for peacebuilding education in Darfuri Refugee camps in Chad
  • January - July, 2008

Philippines, Mennonite Central Committee
  -Relational Maintenance

  • Mennonite Central Committee (Akron Pennsylvania) and the Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute during gap in personnel programming
  • Facilitator and Management Committee Member, November, 2007 – June, 2008

Mennonite Disaster Service
                       -Concept Paper Writer

  • Bringing Mennonite agency resources to the task of assisting US veterans and families
  • November, 2007

Eastern Mennonite Seminary
-Prospectus on Local Peacebuilding Institute

  • Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Lancaster Campus
  • September, 2007