Jeff Goebel is a leading expert in helping individuals and communities attain their goals and remove the obstacles that lie in the way, with nearly twenty years of national and international successes in consensus building, conflict resolution, and visioning for sustainable solutions. As an award-winning consultant in private practice, he has worked on catalyzing positive change with everyone from non-profits to government agencies, multi-national corporations to small family ranchers. He has developed a highly effective program of respectful listening, visioning, and planning that attains long-range and long-lasting change through 100% consensus and “buy-in” of all parties.
His articles and studies have been published in professional journals, anthologies, and on his blog. He is currently writing a book entitled: One Thing You Can Do To Save the Planet, an “every person’s” guide to reversing the catastrophic deterioration of the eco-system that draws on his extensive research and experience in carbon sequestration, range management, and conservation history and practices.
His current clients include the National Geographic Society, several Pueblo Tribes of New Mexico, a coastal timber community in Washington state, and a complex eco-restoration and socio-economic renewal program in Molokai. In his volunteer work, Jeff offers his services and training workshops to a long list of individuals and organizations, from community activists to troubled families, schools and veterans facing the challenges of reentering civilian life in a harsh economic climate.
Candidate for PhD, Public Affairs & Policy, Hatfield School of Government, Portland State University Sept. 2009
Masters of Regional Planning, Washington State University Jan. 2002
Bachelors of Science, Range & Forest Management, Washington State University Jan. 1980
Certified Consensus Building & Conflict Resolution Facilitator, Consensus and Associates
Certified Educator, Holistic Management International
Certified Enterprise Facilitator, Sirolli Institute
Certified Leadership Facilitator, Covey Leadership Center
Organizational Development Business Group pool of contractors, Washington State Department of Personnel
Practitioner, Native Network, Tucson, AZ