Allison Jordan is a certified Coach, Executive Director Mentor and Trainer and helps leaders meet their goals, grow and do good. She has extensive experience leading organizations both as the Executive Director of Children First/Communities In Schools for 11 years and through her many volunteer Board of Director roles and through her many volunteer Board of Director roles including NC Child, Buncombe Partnership for Children, Asheville City Schools Board of Education, and the NC School Boards Association. Allison has received numerous community awards including UNC-Asheville’s Francine Delaney Service to the Community Alumni Award in 2012; Kennon Roberson Award for Nonprofit Management Excellence in 2012 and the Leadership Asheville Community Trustee Award in 2013 and the Woman Up Woman Nonprofit Leader of the Year in 2017. Allison holds a Master’s of Science in Community Leadership from Duquesne University, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UNC-Asheville, a certificate from CoachU and is Dare to Lead Trained. Allison is also a registered yoga teacher and certified meditation teacher.
20 Spinet Street
Asheville, NC 28806
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Board Training as part of Retreat and Board Meeting facilitation
Day-long Board Development Retreat
Staff, City of Asheville HR Dept
Board/Staff Retreat and Strategic Direction; Annual Planning and Staff Retreat; I worked with Carol when she was a Board Member for Homeward Bound and a staff member at the City of Asheville HR Department. For both of these I provided retreat planning and facilitation.
Board/Staff retreat focused on strategic direction and relationship building
Leadership Coaching and Executive Director Mentoring including retreat planning