Ellis Planning Associates Inc. is an established team of strategic planning, community health, evaluation, program development, and training consultants, specializing in building the capacities of organizations and individuals in the public, non-profit, philanthropic, and small business sectors. We have offices in Nevada County and clients throughout Northern California.

We believe in a highly personal and engaged approach, led by our principal consultant, Galen Ellis, MPH. With over 30 years of experience helping organizations thrive, Galen works closely on each project, limiting the number of consultancies we work on at one time so that yours is in the forefront of our attention. Questions are answered quickly, and scheduling is as flexible as possible.

Our services are tailored to the specific needs of our clients and we encourage high levels of input and participation from program staff and community stakeholders. We offer tools and approaches that simplify involvement and collaboration.


Galen for homepageFor over 25 years, Galen Ellis, MPH, President of Ellis Planning Associates Inc, has worked with non-profits, advocacy organizations, public agencies, foundations, and individual social entrepreneurs to develop participatory planning, evaluation, and decision-making approaches. Her primary interest lies in increasing individual and organizational capacity to improve community health and quality of life. Galen has presented nationally on community building, multi-cultural collaboration, and policy advocacy, and has authored numerous publications, which tie health education and planning theory to grounded practice.

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