Linda Colburn has worked as a consultant with public, private, and nonprofit clients throughout Hawaii since the 1980s. She also held management positions with organizations including IBM, the Maili Land Transitional Housing Shelter, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Alu Like, and the Hawaii Nature Center. Much of Linda’s work has focused on environmental, cultural, and sustainability issues of interest to the Hawaiian and local community.
Linda is routinely consulted for strategy development and management of potentially contentious public meetings because of her familiarity with people and organizations across different sectors and socio‐economic perspectives. The range of professional services for which she is known include facilitation, mediation, problem solving, technical assistance, and meeting management training.
Recent clients of hers include NASA; East West Center; NOAA; Office of Hawaiian Affairs; and the State of Hawaii’s Department of Transportation, Department of Land and Natural Resources, and Department of Business and Economic Development and Tourism.