Ursula Roosen-Runge

Since founding Strategic Learning Resources, Inc. (SLR) in 1984, Ms. Roosen-Runge has managed over 200 planning, organization development, and evaluation projects for public and non-profit organizations.  Her passion for work that supports social justice and the common good has driven a career-spanning focus on projects seeking socially and economically sustainable solutions to a wide range of issues ranging from public health to education to poverty reduction.  In more than thirty years as a planner, administrator, and consultant, she has amassed a portfolio of complex projects involving strategic planning, community engagement, and organizational change.  She brings to her work:

  • Expertise in strategic and organizational planning for a wide range of public and private agencies involved in health care, human services, and education.
  • Expert facilitation of groups of all sizes and scope, involving people of diverse interests, cultures, rank, and background to make difficult decisions and achieve results within set timeframes.
  • Expertise in the start-up and renewal of non-profit organizations and other purpose-driven groups.
  • Experience in coaching leaders and organizations through the organizational changes and actions needed to implement their plans.
  • Keen insight and flexibility to seize opportunities and deal with challenges throughout the life of the project.

Experience Prior to Founding Strategic Learning Resources Inc.

Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound,  Central Region Specialty Services Administrator, 1979-1984

Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound,  Manager Burien Primary Care Center, 1976–1978

Lovelace Bataan Health Program, Albuquerque, New Mexico,  Special Projects Coordinator, 1974-1976