Courtney Bourns is an experienced facilitative leader, strategic planning expert and organizational development consultant. She has twenty-five years of experience working with with nonprofit and philanthropic organizations and social change initiatives that bring together multiple stakeholders and require cross-sector partnerships. Through facilitation, training and advising, she has demonstrated her commitment to building the collaborative skill and impact of organizations in the social sector. Most recently Courtney was the Senior Program Officer at the Henry P. Kendall Foundation, with a focus on food systems transformation in New England. Other positions include Vice President of Programs at Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, Director of Organizational Development at Conservation International, and Senior Associate at the Interaction Institute for Social Change. Courtney currently resides in Rhode Island.