Sue Breland is a facilitator uniquely adept at integrating the art and science of collaboration. Sue holds the national Certified Public Manager designation, a Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies degree from Texas State University and is on the faculty of the William P. Hobby Center for Public Service and Texas State University. Sue also holds a BA in Speech and Drama, is a National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, and a local actress & performer.
Over 30 years, Sue has worked in the public, private and nonprofit sectors in organization development, training, business process design, project management and Corporate Social Responsibility – resulting in award winning results. She regularly conducts workshops ranging from technical topics like Research Methods and Performance Management and Program Evaluation to such relationship driven themes as FUNdraising, Customer Service and Nonprofit Board Boot Camp. Through the Hobby Center, Sue provides executive education in professional public administration and has been a presenter at such events as the national American Society for Public Service Conference, the Entrepreneur’s Foundation of Central Texas and the V.G. Young Institute of County Government School for County Tax Assessor-Collectors.
Sue has a passion for individual staff development and instructional design, making learning opportunities more engaging and impactful. Learning opportunities that encourage participation, reflection, and meaningful transfer to the workplace are her specialty through the training materials she creates and a facilitation style of teaching that honors the “wisdom already in the room.”
As a meeting facilitator, Sue is effective working with small teams, as well as, large stakeholder groups, line employees, executives and community members. Whether leading clients through organizational visioning, problem solving or strategic planning, Sue uses a variety of tools and techniques to move groups to their desired outcomes efficiently, with full engagement and fun.
Sue is professor in Political Science at Texas State University, a 2010 graduate of Leadership Austin, an author of Worship For One books & inspiration (www.WorshipForOne.com) and a Breast Cancer conqueror.