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What is Dovetail Partners?

We are a non-profit organization that seeks projects and partnerships that serve our mission and provide public benefit. We collaborate to build effective teams and are often brought into projects where there is a need for additional expertise or where we can offer a unique approach to tackle a problem.

We are passionate about our work. We want to engage you in thoughtful, collaborative processes so that we can create an inspiring clear path forward and empower you to lead with confidence.

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Why Dovetail Partners?

Idea Development

We will help develop your ideas so that you can reach your desired outcomes.

Project Management

We have the team, skills, and knowledge to keep your project on track.

Data Collection

We seek the science available to address an issue, and if it does not exist, leverage our expertise and network to fill the gaps.

Let's discuss your project.

Dovetail has a diverse team of experts ready to bring your project to life.

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We promise to be an honest, professional partner serving your goals and needs, without judgment or agenda. We promise to listen closely to you to help you find an inspiring and successful path forward. We promise to empower you to confidently take that path with our expertise, connections, strategic processes, and innovative problem-solving capacities.

About Us

250+

Dovetail Reports

40000+

Newsletter Subscribers

30+

States & Countries
Worked In

2300+

Annual Volunteer
Hours Inspired

core People

Our Staff

Kathryn Fernholz
Kathryn Fernholz
President, CEO
Forest certification, responsible land management, sustainable sourcing

Gloria Erickson
Gloria Erickson
Fire Adapted Communities Project Coordinator
Community planning, mitigation, resiliency

Maria Golden
Maria Golden
Project Manager
Communications, Administrations, Design

Eliza Meyer
Eliza Meyer
Project Director
Human/Environment Relationships, Project Implementation

Teresa Floberg
Teresa Floberg
Project Director
Ely Fireshed Coordinator: Community Development & Planning

Nia Becker
Nia Becker
Community Partners Initiative Associate
Juneberry Eco Services Specializing in Community Forestry, Wildland Fire & Resiliency

Steven Immel
Steven Immel
Community Partners Initiative Associate
Financial Analysis, Meetings with Management & Project Management

Our Associates

Dr. Jim Bowyer
Dr. Jim Bowyer
Senior Contributor
environmental life-cycle assessment, forest products

Dr. Ed Pepke
Dr. Ed Pepke
Dovetail Associate
international timber trade, policy analysis

Harry Groot
Harry Groot
Dovetail Associate
forest products, cooperatives, biochar

Mark Jacobs
Mark Jacobs
Dovetail Associate
land management, forest certification, wildlife habitat

Jesse Wilson
Jesse Wilson
Communications Designer
Purpose Discovery, Alignment

Dave Baldwin
Dave Baldwin
Creative Designer
Purpose focused website design

Vital Systems, Inc.
Vital Systems, Inc.
Accounting
Professional Accounting Services, Financial Reporting, Bookkeeping

Dave Bubser
Dave Bubser
Dovetail Associate; Principal, Cambium Consulting, LLC
Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

Sarah Harris
Sarah Harris
Dovetail Associate; EcoLogic Consulting
Sustainability Certifications, Standards, Net-Zero Goals

Kathleen Preece
Kathleen Preece
Dovetail Associate; Staff Writer
Communications, Forests, People

Dr. Tamberly Conway
Dr. Tamberly Conway
Dovetail Associate; Founder/CEO, Conservation Conexions
forest therapy, human dimensions in natural resources

Michael Snyder
Michael Snyder
Dovetail Associate
Communications, Forests, Forestry, Recreation

Amy Doty
Amy Doty
Dovetail Associate
Event management, sustainable events, community engagement

Consider joining our team.

Dovetail seeks passionate and purposeful leaders to join our team.

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