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About Elise Dale

Elise Is All About:

Strategic Thinking, Strategic Planning.
Quality Communication.
Inquiry.
Understanding.
Facts and Figures.
Make it Better.
Include Everyone.
Love is a Beautiful Graphic, Table, Spreadsheet…If You’ve Seen One, You Know What I Mean.
Work as Art.

Bio
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Elise empowers organizations to see themselves clearly, improve the things they can, communicate all they do, communicate what they need others to know, do it all in a healthy work environment

technical expertise
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Strategic planning, project and financial management
Qualitative and quantitative data collection, needs analyses, indicators
Communication plans, outreach, planning and products
Distill and convey of just about anything for just about anyone
Surveys, questionnaires, measurement and assessment tools
Personnel, budget and operations planning and administration
Organizational development and team building
Process evaluation and improvement
Training assessment and curriculum development

publications
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Evaluation Indicators and Public Outreach Plan and Materials (including website text, FAQs, podcast scripts, Needs Assessment template), Community Behavioral Health Centers, National Council for Behavioral Health
Strategic Planning for Student Leaders, Watauga Consulting
Isla Vista Community Needs Report and Recommendations, UC Santa Barbara, Associated Students
Isla Vista Community Needs Survey, UC Santa Barbara, Associated Students
Vision 2020 Strategic Plan, UC Santa Barbara, Associated Students, https://plan.as.ucsb.edu/
Vision 2020 Strategic Plan Stakeholder Surveys, UC Santa Barbara, Associated
Interactive Guide to Goals, Processes and Measures, UC Santa Barbara, Associated
Space Needs Surveys, UC Santa Barbara
Interactive Permit Process Procedure Manual, Santa Barbara County, APA Excellence Award
Annual Needs Assessment Surveys for all Stakeholders, North Carolina Local Management Entities (various, multiple years)
Housing Element and Housing Element Implementation Guidelines, Santa Barbara County, 2008
Community Housing Needs Surveys, Santa Barbara County
Joint Proposal for the Ellwood-Devereux Slough, (Multi-agency: UCSB, Santa Barbara County, City of Goleta), APA Excellence Award
Santa Barbara County Land and Population 2030, APA Excellence Award
Santa Barbara County Land and Population 2030: The Open Lands, APA Excellence Award
Goleta Valley Urban Agriculture, Santa Barbara County, Center for Urban Agriculture
Web design and public outreach materials, Santa Barbara County Regional Boards of Architectural Review, http://sbcountyplanning.org/boards/index.cfm
Public information publications and website, Santa Barbara County, http://sbcountyplanning.org/permitting/index.cfm
Planning and Building Developments, bimonthly newsletter, Santa Barbara County Planning and Development Department
Standard Mitigation Measures and Conditions of Approval, Santa Barbara County

education
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M.A., political science, University of California Santa Barbara, 1988

B.A., political science, University of California Santa Barbara, with honors, 1982

University of California, Santa Barbara, BA, Political Science

employment history
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Project Leader and Manager, 2000-present

Deputy Director for Administration; 1995-1999

Santa Barbara County Planning and Development Department

Planning Process Analyst and Public Information Officer, 1992-1995

Santa Barbara County Planning and Development Department
Supervising Planner, 1989-1992

Santa Barbara County Planning and Development Department
Executive Director, 1986-89

Citizens Planning Association of Santa Barbara County, Inc.

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