Since 1993, Vern has specialized in innovative approaches to project facilitation, internet collaboration and non-traditional approaches to planning and governance issues.

He has a 20-year history of working with a variety of environmental and natural resource statutes, regulations, and programs and the experience of designing and delivering over 1,000 electronic sessions with a wide range of public, private and military leadership teams.


Vern has worked extensively on collaborative approaches to national environmental and resource issues. His clients include The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Marine Fisheries, Law Engineering and Environmental, National Marine Manufacturer’s Association, B.A.S.S., The Centers for Disease Control, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, The Outdoor Technology Group and state resource Agencies in Oregon, South Carolina, Georgia and Louisiana.

Additional corporate experience includes project work with The Centers for Disease Control, Randstad North America Andersen Consulting, BellSouth, NASA, Emory University, Olin Corporation, Kinko’s, Deloitte & Touche