Jeanne’s All About:
Hearts and minds.
Blending convention and disruption.
Nurturing universal peace, appreciation, and vitality.
Jeanne inspires leaders (i.e. all of us) to know our strengths, declare our passions, own our power, and create good in the world.
Leadership and Management Excellence
System and Service Transformation
Workforce Engagement and Excellence
Team and Collective Synergy
Healthy Human Development and What Happens When That’s Jeopardized
Energy Healing and Medicine
Columnist & writer, The Sun Magazine (2014 – present), All About Women Magazine and Verve Magazine, 2005 – 2013, Santa Barbara Weekly and Santa Barbara News & Review, 1984-86.
“Successful Mergers: From the Proposal to ‘I Do’” Journal for the Alliance for Children and Families, October 2010.
“Integrating Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Behavioral Healthcare,” Behavioral Health Care Tomorrow, December 2005.
“Mecklenburg County & the Pursuit of Excellence,” Published in Public Sector Quality, CCAN Innovations Group, summer 1992.
Countless curricula, manuals, training materials, assessments; most notably:
Middle Management Academy; Executive Leadership Program; Addressing Health Disparities Leadership Program; Cultural Consideration Guidelines for Mental Health First Aid; assessments
M.A., political science, University of California Santa Barbara, 1988
B.A., political science, University of California Santa Barbara, with honors, 1982
Graduate studies, clinical psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1990-91
Certified, Auricular Acupuncture, National Acupuncture Detox Association
Practitioner, Resonance Repatterning
Practitioner-in-Training, Emotional Freedom Techniques
Certified, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
Conference Model for Organizational Change
Innovative Thinking Model
President & CEO, Watauga Consulting, Inc., Boone, NC 1996 – present
Senior Consultant (Contract), The National Council for Behavioral Health, Washington, DC, 1999-present
Columnist & Freelance Writer, The Sun Magazine (2014 – present)
Managed Care Director, New River Behavioral Healthcare, Boone, NC 1996-98
Project Manager, Mecklenburg County Health, Mental Health, and Community Services, Charlotte, NC 1994-96
Mecklenburg County Office of Productivity Improvement, Charlotte, NC 1990-94
Grant Coordinator, Mecklenburg County Youth & Family Services and Juvenile Court, Reasonable Efforts Project, Charlotte, NC 1988-1990
Assistant Director, Citizens Planning Association, Santa Barbara, CA, 1984-86
Office Manager, Campaign Assistant, California Assemblyman Jack O’Connell, Santa Barbara & Sacramento, CA, 1982-84