“Jac” Jodi Clark
“Jac” Jodi is a passionate, community-minded teacher, inspired by the magic groups can co-create. She began her journey co-creating what she has come to call “collective awesome” via co-founding a Renaissance Faire in Brattleboro, Vermont. Her professional journey has taken her from advising the LGBT student group and working extensively in student affairs at Marlboro College to teaching/directing for ActingOut, an issue-oriented improv theater training and performance program for youth in the southwestern New Hampshire. She has served in many community-based coalitions focusing on after-school programs, community strategies for healthy food and physical activity, or substance abuse prevention.
Jac has frequently served as a facilitator for and designer of community processes and meetings for United Way of Windham County, Healthy Monadnock 2020, Monadnock United Way, The Center for Nature and Leadership, and Monadnock Alcohol & Drug Abuse Coalition. She was a founding board member for Wolfgard Northeast, a wolf and wilderness education center in southeastern Vermont. Her work interests include peer-to-peer team and organizational leadership development for practitioners in the field of collective impact and exploring embodied leadership via sword training and martial practice. Her personal practice of co-creation includes teaching and performing improv theater and stage combat and singing. She resides in Marlboro, Vermont.