Horizons Newsletter by Envision

Click March 2022 Horizons for the full text of the March Envision newsletter. Read about the success of Envision’s first ever World Futures Day celebration enjoyed by over 100 community leaders. Meet Christopher Smith, Green Bay’s new police chief, and other winter 2022 Strategic Foresight Workshop participants; Rashad Cobb, Greater Green Bay Community Foundation’s strategic looking Community Engagement Program Officer; and Envision’s training consultant, Garry Golden, an internationally regarded futurist. Discover research on trends highlighted by Envision Board members.

On the Future of the Green Bay Area: A Dialogue with Garry Golden, Futurist

Nan Nelson, Board Member

INTRODUCTION

Garry Golden has been a partner of Envision for about 5 years and has worked with both our board and five cohorts of strategic foresight workshop attendees. He is an academically trained Futurist who consults on issues shaping business and society in the 21st century. Garry has worked across a wide range of clients including: Accenture Operations, Allscripts, CVS, Aetna, Dell, Fidelity, and the Walt Disney Company. Garry received his Masters degree from the University of Houston Futures Studies program (M.S.), and is a past member on the Board of Directors of the Association of Professional Futurists (APF).  He lives in an old tilted row home in Brooklyn NY with his wife and two boys.  We sat down with Garry to take a look at where we’ve been together and what’s next.

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Stop and Thank the People Who Make a Difference in Our Lives

Written by Dave Wegge

“We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives,” President John F. Kennedy 

As we approach the end of 2020, this quote from President Kennedy captures my deep gratitude for the people who have contributed to the Bay Area Community Council’s (BACC) accomplishments over the past year. 

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