Facilitation and Engagement

Build consensus, seek input, and exchange ideas and information to improve operational and strategic readiness

Examples of Activities

  • Process development to support effective meeting management for internal, external, or subject matter stakeholders
  • Develop appropriate techniques to gather information, either through focus groups, interviews, or literature reviews.
  • Develop written documents to support the overall goal of the project (e.g., a briefing paper, summary document, meeting proceedings report, transition plan, legislative report, etc.)
  • Providing project management services to support facilitation services, including meeting management, venue contract, handout development, electronic surveys, note-taking, etc.)

Recent Projects

  • Convened and facilitated a group of subject matter experts to provide content for a medical ethics plan to support decision-making during a pandemic influenza event for the Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Developed and managed meetings to support stakeholder input for chronic disease prevention and health promotion for the Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Facilitated the Texas Preparedness Coordinating Committee
  • Developed processes and facilitated stakeholder meetings to obtain input on transportation initiatives in Texas for the Texas Department of Transportation
  • Developed processes and provided facilitation to engage school health nurse programs in Texas on public health issues for the Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Developed processes and conducted focus groups to obtain input on the development of Texas Autism Research and Resource Center