Civic Collaboration helps clients bring together the processes, resources and skills to design and implement effective public engagement efforts and foster collaborative action.
Diane Miller specializes in the design, facilitation and implementation of projects that help diverse groups of people work together to achieve exceptional results. As principal of Civic Collaboration, Diane focuses on process, relationships and outcomes. She is a skilled public engagement professional, communicator, and facilitator who understands how to bring together the necessary components of a civic change initiative and help individuals and groups build the capacity for effective action in ways that can be sustained and replicated. Full Bio
For over 18 years, Diane has worked closely with local governments, businesses and civic groups on issues such as transportation, land use planning, the environment, education and more. Using her public engagement and facilitation expertise, she has designed and implemented numerous large-scale projects aimed at finding common ground on historically divisive issues and fostering collaboration.
Diane's background is a unique blend of project management, civic engagement, group process design, and corporate and civic culture change expertise. Before launching Civic collaboration in 2011, she served as assistant director at Envision Central Texas, a regional planning non-profit, Diane has designed and executed numerous collaborative, multi-stakeholder projects to raise awareness and mobilize action on regional visioning, community planning and sustainability issues.
Prior to her work at ECT, Diane worked in the field of organizational development, with a focus on leadership, teamwork, change processes and strategic planning. Diane has studied extensively in the areas of systems thinking, organizational and human development, and civic participatory processes. She served for eight years on the Board of Directors of the National Institute on Dialogue and Deliberation, and has certifications from Fielding University's Dialogue, Deliberation and Public Engagement program and the International Association of Public Participation. Slide Up
Civic Collaboration is certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) in Austin and a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) in Texas.