The Lewin Center
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Bethel, Maine 04217
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Lewin Center Board of Directors
LENNOX E. JOSEPH, Ph.D.
President of the Board of Directors
Dr. Lennox E. Joseph served as the Advisor for Organizational Effectiveness/ Organizational Development at the World Bank Group headquartered in Washington, DC. His career includes service as the World Bank’s Senior Change Consultant, as President of the NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science, and Chief Operating Officer and the President and Senior Consultant of the Inguz Group of Ohio. He is an expert in organizational development and change, specializing in strategy formulation, repositioning and implementation, organizational transformation and renewal, creation of executive, management and staff learning systems, and in integrating diversity values into strategic and operational plans. He has nearly 30 years experience in the training, teaching and consulting fields and has extensive consulting experience working in Africa, Korea, China, Singapore, Brazil, Trinidad, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and England.
He is an adjunct professor at The American University (Washington, DC), Lennox has served on the Boards of the REAP Gallery for Creating and Managing Change (Seattle, WA), Path Setters (Santa Cruz, CA), Turtle Studios (Alexandria, VA) and the Editorial Board of the Diversity Factor (Philadelphia, PA). Dr. He has appeared on government negotiation teams, is acclaimed as a public speaker at conferences and meetings, and is a qualified expert witness in discrimination cases for the Washington, D.C. Superior Court. In 2001, he was awarded the Herman Stein Award from his alma mater, Case Western Reserve University, for his contributions to International Social Change.
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Brenda B. Jones, MS
Vice President of the Board of Directors
Brenda B. Jones is past president and an Emeritus member of the NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science. With more than 30 years as a practitioner in the fields of social change and organization development, her work has focused on organization culture, strategy and change; executive coaching; leadership development and leading projects to build individual, group and organization capabilities. She consulted with a broad range of global clients as principal of her own firm based in Columbia, Maryland. Brenda was on the faculty of American University/NTL graduate program in Organization Development, the Gestalt Organization and Systems Development (OSD) Center, the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland and assisted in the delivery of a course on Interpersonal Dynamics at the Stanford School of Business. She is coeditor of the first and second editions of The NTL Handbook of Organization Development and Change. Brenda is a member of the OD Network, IODA, Academy of Management, a past chair of the Board of Trustees of the OD Network and past president of the Chesapeake Bay OD Network. She is the recipient of the OD Network’s 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Argentine Saunders Craig, Ph.D.
Secretary of the Board of Directors
Over the past forty-five years, Dr. Craig, Diversity and Organization Development Consultant, has worked as university professor, management consultant, Peace Corps trainer and human relations/diversity facilitator/consultant. She has been on the faculty of, and associated with, numerous universities and learning centers including American University, The Fielding Graduate University, Harvard University, Morgan State University, NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science, University of the West Indies/Trinidad, and Vermont College of Norwich University. Argentine has advised governmental departments of the United States, Kuwait and Bermuda in human resources, graduate education and management training issues of racism, sexism and ageism. During an eight-year period, she served as Consultant/Facilitator in Human Relations/Diversity work in South Africa with the NTL Institute, Africare and the United Nations. In 2000, she was honored with the title of Faculty Emeritus of Human and Organization Development from the Fielding Graduate University. Her 7S Theory of Cultural Connectedness© was published in the NTL journal Practising Social Change. In 2012, Dr. Craig was honored with the status of Emeritus member of the NTL Institute.
Michael Ciszewski is the Managing Partner and Founder of Campden Hill International, an organization development and transformation consulting practice that works with teams to help them develop habits of reflective learning as a core capability for improving results and creating operational and strategic breakthroughs. Although he has tremendous expertise in creating human development systems and formulating organizational strategies, his real passion is in the transformation of individuals and groups into more productive, integrated, connected, self-reinforcing, holistic systems. Prior to forming Campden Hill, he was Vice President and Head of Organization Integration at Merrill Lynch and Company (New York) and also held the positions of Vice President, Leadership and Organization Development and Vice President, Corporate Resources at J.P. Morgan and Company in New York and London.
He has extensive international experience, having worked in the UK, Europe, Japan, Singapore, Moscow, and various African countries. Michael is a graduate of Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH) and of American University/NTL (Washington, DC) where he earned a Master’s of Science Degree in Organization Development. He has been an adjunct member of the faculty at American University and is a member of the OD Network in both the US and Europe.
Ilene C. Wasserman, Ph.D.
Ilene Wasserman has over 25 years of experience in Organizational Consulting, Change Management, Leadership Development and Executive Coaching. As Founder of ICW Consulting Group, Ilene helps leaders and teams leverage domestic and global diversity by enhancing communication and collaboration to transform organizational cultures through engaging the whole system. Ilene works with Fortune 100 companies in the fields of finance, health care, higher education, as well as community-based groups. In addition to consulting and coaching senior executives, Ilene holds adjunct faculty positions at Teacher’s College, Columbia University and St. Joseph’s University.
Ilene received her PhD from the Fielding Graduate Institute in Human and Organizational Development, holds Masters Degrees in both Counseling Psychology and Social Work from Washington University and a Bachelor degree from Cornell University in Human Development. She is trained in Future Search, Gestalt, and Appreciative Inquiry. She is a charter member of the Appreciative Inquiry Consulting Group and a member of the Organizational Development Network, Academy of Management, and NTL. Ilene is a member of the Board of Governors of the Center for Creative Leadership and the Public Dialogue Consortium, a Fellow of the Taos Institute and on the board of the Forum of Executive Women