Mayes Wilson & Associates

Board Governance | Board Development

Organizational Development and Sustainability

  • Association of Fundraising Professionals – Milwaukee Chapter, WI
  • Rotary –Rotary Club of Milwaukee, WI
  • Natural Areas Association,  US
  • Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee, WI
  • Texas Land Trust Council, TX
  • Davidson Lands Conservancy, NC
  • Patient Privacy Rights, National
  • Freshwater Land Trust, AL
  • Land Trust for Southeast Louisiana, LA
  • North Florida Land Trust, FL
  • Lookout Mountain Conservancy, TN
  • Waukesha County Land Conservancy, WI
  • Milwaukee Urban Gardens, WI
  • New Concepts Self Development Center, WI
  • Wisconsin Breast Cancer Coalition, WI
  • Barrington Area Conservation Trust, IL
  • Pines and Prairies Land Trust, TX
  • WasteCap Resource Solutions, WI
  • Sharp Literacy, WI
  • City of Milwaukee, National Park Service & Groundwork USA, National
  • Land Conservancy of West Michigan, MI
  • Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas, CO
  • Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, WI
  • Habitat for Humanity-Ozaukee County, WI
  • Blue Lotus Farm and Retreat Center, WI
  • Glacial Lakes Conservancy, WI
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness-Waukesha, WI

Land Trust Excellence

Organizational Assessment and Improvement Implementation Plans

  • Alachua Conservation Trust, FL*
  • Bayfield Regional Conservancy, WI
  • Caledonia Conservancy, WI*
  • Congaree Land Trust, SC*
  • The Conservation Foundation, IL
  • Conservation Trust for Florida, FL (Conservation Florida?*)
  • Davidson Lands Conservancy, NC*
  • Freshwater Land Trust, AL*
  • Geneva Lake Conservancy, WI*
  • Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas, TX*
  • Houston Audubon Society, TX*
  • Indian River Land Trust, FL
  • Land Conservancy of West Michigan, MI*
  • Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas, CO
  • Legacy Land Trust, CO
  • Leech Lake Area Watershed Foundation, MN
  • Little Forks Conservancy, MI*
  • Little Miami, Inc., OH
  • Little Traverse Conservancy, MI
  • Lookout Mountain Conservancy, TN*
  • Mid-Michigan Land Conservancy, MI
  • New River Conservancy, NC*
  • Natural Land Institute, IL*
  • New River Conservancy, NC, VA, WV*
  • North Alabama Land Trust, AL
  • North Oakland Headwaters Land Trust, MI*
  • Northeast Wisconsin Land Trust, WI*
  • Open Space Council, MO
  • Ozark Regional Land Trust, Multi-state*
  • Pee-Dee Land Trust, SC*
  • Shirley Heinze Land Trust, IN*
  • Six Rivers Regional Land Conservancy, MI*
  • Spartanburg Area Conservancy, SC*
  • Valley Conservation Council, VA*
  • Valley Land Fund, TX
  • Waukesha County Land Conservancy, WI
  • West Wisconsin Land Trust, WI
  • Wolf River Conservancy, TN*
  • Cibolo Land Conservancy, TX
  • Guadalupe Blanco River Trust, TX

Special Projects

Services to address unique situations or problems include organizational diagnostics, teambuilding, constituent surveys, facilitation and more.

  • Low Country Land Trust, SC
  • Texas Land Trust Council, TX
  • Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Land Trust Alliance, National
  • City of Aiken, SC
  • Town of Sandyfield, NC
  • Ozark Regional Land Trust, Multi
  • Six Rivers Regional Land Conservancy, MI
  • West Wisconsin Land Trust, WI
  • National Association of Mental Illness-Waukesha, WI
  • Central Arizona Conservation Alliance
  • Caledonia Conservancy, WI
  • Kenosha/Racine Land Trust, WI
  • Davidson Lands Conservancy, NC
  • North Carolina Coastal Land Trust, Cherry Point Marine Air Station, Town of Goldsboro and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, NC
  • Door County Land Trust, WI
  • Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin, WI
  • Headwaters, Inc., KY
  • Farm Fresh Atlas, WI
  • University of the Virgin Islands, US Virgin Islands
  • Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee, WI
  • BoardStar, WI
  • Edisto Island Open Land Trust, SC
  • Greenbelt Land Trust of Mid-Missouri, MO
  • New Concepts Self Development Center, WI
  • Helen Bader, WI
  • Central Arizona Conservation Alliance, AZ

Trainings | Presentations

  • Annual Planning
  • Building the Board You Need
  • The Board Building Process
  • Board Engagement
  • Board Effectiveness
  • Board Evaluation
  • Board Roles and Responsibilities
  • Basics of Finances for Boards
  • The Board Chair Role
  • The Executive-Board Chair partnership
  • Fundraising for Boards
  • Strategic Planning
  • Annual Planning
  • Conservation Planning
  • Succession Planning
  • Time Management
  • Giving Great Tours for Elected officials
  • Advocating for Conservation
  • Working with Landowners
  • Strategies for Urban Greenways
  • Key Components of Creating a Volunteer Program
  • Land Acquisition Best Practices
  • Land Protection Methods
  • Value of Greenspace, Community Forum

 

Coaching | Executive and Personal

We follow ICF Coaching Ethics and do not list coaching clients.
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Strategic Planning

  • Desert Foothills Land Trust, AZ
  • Freshwater Land Trust, AL
  • Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge, TX
  • Gathering Waters Conservancy, WI
  • Glacial Lakes Conservancy, WI
  • Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, WI
  • Habitat for Humanity-Ozaukee County, WI
  • Ice Age Trail Alliance, WI
  • Indian River Land Trust, FL
  • Leech Lake Area Watershed Foundation, MN
  • Madison Audubon Society, WI
  • Midwest Environmental Advocates, WI
  • Milwaukee Chamber Theater, WI
  • Mount Pleasant Open Space Foundation, SC
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness, WI
  • New River Conservancy, NC
  • Natural Heritage Land Trust, WI
  • Northeast Wisconsin Land Trust, WI
  • Pee-Dee Land Trust, SC
  • The Prairie Enthusiasts, IL, WI, MN
  • Prairie Land Conservancy, IL
  • San Marcos Greenbelt Alliance, TX
  • Shirley Heinze Land Trust, IN
  • Southeastern Wisconsin Watersheds Trust, Inc., WI
  • Spartanburg Area Conservancy, SC
  • Tall Pines Conservancy, WI
  • Texas Land Trust Council, TX
  • Waukesha County Land Conservancy, WI
  • West Wisconsin Land Trust, WI

Land Trust Accreditation Preparation

  • Freshwater Land Trust, AL*
  • Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas, TX*
  • Lookout Mountain Conservancy, TN*
  • Natural Lands Institute, IL*
  • Shirley Heinze Land Trust, IN*
  • Colorado River Land Trust, TX *
  • Cibolo Land Conservancy, TX
  • Pines and Prairies Land Trust, TX

Leadership Transition | Executive Director Recruitment

  • Blue Lotus Farm & Retreat Center, WI
  • Geneva Lake Conservancy, WI
  • Ozaukee Washington Land Trust, WI
  • Patient Privacy Rights, National
  • San Marcos Greenbelt Alliance, TX
  • Texas Land Trust Council, TX
  • Wellspring Inc., WI

Strategic Conservation Planning | Conservation Strategy    

  • Ozaukee Washington Land Trust, WI
  • River Revitalization Foundation, WI
  • Tall Pines Conservancy, WI
  • Catawba Lands Conservancy, NC
  • City of Aiken Community Forum, SC
  • Columbia Land Conservancy, NY
  • Natural Lands Trust, PA
  • North Carolina Coastal Land Trust, Cherry Point Marine Air Station, Town of Goldsboro and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, NC

Conservation Opportunities Assessment | Conservation Program Review  

  • Boyce Family Lands, SC
  • Milwaukee Urban Gardens, WI
  • Island Green, LLC – US Virgin Islands
  • Superstition Area Land Trust, AZ
  • Western New York Land Conservancy, NY
  • Barrington Area Conservation Trust, IL
  • West Virginia Land Trust, WV

Fund Development Plans

  • Lower Colorado River Land Trust, TX
  • Cibolo Land Conservancy, TX
  • Guadalupe-Blanco River Trust, TX

Facilitation Services 

  • Badger Oversight Management Commission, WI
  • Caledonia Conservancy, WI
  • Making Allies for Healthier Communities, WI
  • Ozaukee Washington Land Trust, WI
  • Fondy Farm Market, WI
  • The Conservation Fund, WI
  • MMSD, WI
  • Land Trust Alliance, National
  • Natural Areas Association, National

Training Clients

  • American Community Gardening Association, National Conference
  • American Hiking Society, National
  • Association of Nature Center Administrators Annual Summit
  • BoardStar, Inc., WI
  • City of Aiken, SC
  • Land Trust Alliance
  • Land Trust Alliance Rally National Land Conservation Conference
  • The River Network, National River Rally Conference
  • Southeast Regional Land Trust Conference
  • Texas Statewide Land Conservation Conference
  • University of Wisconsin – Parkside, WI
  • Virginia’s United Land Trusts , VA
  • Arizona Land Trust Network, AZ
  • Florida Land Trust Conference, FL
  • Bayou Land Conservancy, TX
  • Galveston Bay Foundation, TX
  • Houston Audubon Society, TX
  • Katy Prairie Conservancy, TX
  • BoardStar, WI
  • Wisconsin Certified Public Accountants Association, WI
  • Southeast Equestrian Trails, National
  • Northwestern Mutual, WI
  • Caledonia Conservancy, WI
  • Kenosha /Racine Land Trust, WI
  • River Revitalization Foundation, WI
  • Connecticut Land Trust Council Statewide Conference

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