Staff, Faculty and Founders

Staff

    Darcy Winslow

    President / Founder

    Darcy Winslow is the Managing Partner of the Academy for Systems Change. Darcy worked at Nike, Inc. for over 20 years holding numerous senior management positions within the business and the Nike Foundation, (more…)

    • Location: Oregon, USA

      Marta Ceroni

      Director of Programs

      Marta is the Director of Programs at the Academy for Systems Change, where she helps coordinate research and content development building on Donella Meadows’ work. With a doctorate in forest ecology, (more…)

      • Location: Vermont, USA

        Sarah Buckmaster

        Director of Operations

        Sarah is the Director of Operations at the Academy. Having an academic background covering both the arts and sciences, Sarah is passionate about the role of communications in sustainable social systems. (more…)

        • Location: UK

          Becky Cook

          Bookkeeping and Accounting Manager

          Becky manages bookkeeping and accounting for the Academy. Becky graduated from the University of Vermont with a BS in Clothing and Design. She was an advisor and Commissioner on the Vermont Commission on Women (more…)

          • Location: Vermont, USA

            Kindle Loomis

            Administrative Assistant

            Kindle is the administrative assistant for the Academy. Previously, she worked in food systems as Program Director for a social-profit (non-profit) focused on food education and access. (more…)

            • Location: Vermont, USA

            Faculty and Founders

              Anne Murray Allen

              Faculty

              Anne Murray Allen is currently the Vice President and Collaboration Specialist for Conversant. “I believe that it is our basic human nature to want to 
make a big contribution, (more…)

              • Location: Oregon, USA

                Charles Holmes

                Founder / Faculty

                Charles Holmes is a skilled facilitator and educator whose 20 years of experience have honed a passion for creating meaningful dialogue among groups (more…)

                • Location: Canada

                  Claudia Madrazo

                  Founder

                  Claudia Madrazo’s core beliefs are: integral education as a necessary element of human transformation and social change; art as a development tool (more…)

                  • Location: Mexico

                    David Stroh

                    Faculty

                    David Peter Stroh is internationally recognized for his work in enabling leaders to apply systems thinking to achieve breakthroughs around chronic, complex problems (more…)

                    • Location: California, USA

                      Hal Hamilton

                      Founder / Board of Directors

                      Hal Hamilton founded and co-directs the global Sustainable Food Lab. The purpose of the Sustainable Food Lab is to mainstream sustainability in global food (more…)

                      • Location: Vermont, USA

                        Jean Jack Remond

                        Founder / Fellow

                        Jean Jack Remond is passionate about learning and complexity. He describes himself as a Systemic Thinking and Collective Learning instigator with an urge to identify, design, (more…)

                        • Location: Mexico

                          Jimmy Leppert

                          Founder

                          Jimmy Leppert  is an Engagement Team Leader with Kotter International, Jimmy helps companies accelerate the implementation of their most important strategies. (more…)

                          • Location: California, USA

                            Joe Hsueh

                            Founder / Faculty / Fellow

                            Joe Hsueh is a change enabler, university lecturer and researcher in system dynamics, learning organization and large-scale systemic change.  He is passionate about (more…)

                            • Location: Taiwan

                              John P. Milton

                              Founder / Faculty

                              John P. Milton is a pioneering ecologist, spiritual teacher, meditation master, vision quest leader and shaman. Since the 1950’s, John has guided many people into the wilderness, (more…)

                              • Location: Colorado, USA

                                Joseph McIntyre

                                Founder

                                Joseph McIntyre is President of Ag Innovations Network, a California-based NGO specializing in creating and supporting muli-stakeholder coalitions (more…)

                                • Location: California, USA

                                  Keli Yen

                                  Founder

                                  Keli Yen is Convener of the Asia Pacific Greens Network, a federation of national Green parties, social and environmental organizations from countries across Asia and Oceania.  (more…)

                                  • Location: Taiwan

                                    Ken Leinbach

                                    Founder / Board of Directors

                                    Ken Leinbach is a nationally recognized educator and leader in community-based environmental education.  Starting from a single trailer in a high-crime city park, (more…)

                                    • Location: Wisconsin, USA

                                      LeAnne Grillo

                                      Founder / Faculty

                                      LeAnne Grillo helps diverse groups of people act together to address the complex social issues they are passionate to change. She is co-founder and a partner in Spaces for Change, (more…)

                                      • Location: Massachusetts, USA

                                        Michael Goodman

                                        Faculty

                                        Michael Goodman is an internationally recognized speaker, author, and practitioner in the fields of systems thinking, organizational learning and change, and leadership. (more…)

                                        • Location: Massachusetts, USA

                                          Michael Marlowe

                                          Founder

                                          Michael Marlowe is executive consultant, spiritual coach, healer, and writer. Currently he focuses on supporting leaders and individuals to promote growth and healing (more…)

                                          • Location: Connecticut, USA

                                            Peter M. Senge

                                            Founder / Board of Directors

                                            Peter M. Senge is a Senior Lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Founding Chair of SoL, the Society for Organizational Learning,  (more…)

                                            • Location: Massachusetts, USA

                                              Robert Hanig

                                              Founder / Faculty

                                              Robert Hanig is a founding member of the Society for Organizational Learning and of RLH Consulting. He was formerly a partner with Dialogos International, (more…)

                                              • Location: Massachusetts, USA

                                                Roberta Hardie

                                                Executive Assistant

                                                Roberta Hardie comes to the role of Executive Assistant of the Academy for Systems Change with 25  years of experience in corporate communication, (more…)

                                                • Location: Canada

                                                  Roger Saillant

                                                  Founder / Advisory Board

                                                  Roger Saillant is Executive Director of The Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit at Case Western Reserve University. Previously, he served in senior executive positions (more…)

                                                  • Location: New York, USA

                                                    Ryan Martens

                                                    Founder

                                                    Ryan Martens is founder and CTO of Rally and is an expert in assisting organizations transition from traditional development processes to more Agile techniques. (more…)

                                                    • Location: Colorado, USA

                                                      Stina Brown

                                                      Artist in Residence

                                                      Stina Brown is an accomplished meeting designer, facilitator, visual practitioner and consultant. She has an extensive background in visual learning and creative theory and design, (more…)

                                                      • Location: Canada