Applications Now Open for True North Leadership, October 30-November 4, 2022 -- Apply Below
"True North is one of the most empowering and inspirational experiences of my life." ~ Lisa Pruitt
Associate Dean for Students - College of Engineering, UC Berkeley
But it is not easy.
This is not a seminar. This is not a retreat or a workshop or anything you might have gone through elsewhere. This program enables you to discover your trusted inner compass, your True North. It may be the most valuable tool any leader can possess. All it takes to find your True North is a few days in the redwoods.
Corporate Package Rate: $4,650 plus tax for all-inclusive accommodations, and $4,000 Tuition
Non-Profit Package Rate: $3,200 plus tax for all-inclusive accommodations, and $1,500 Tuition*
Accommodations rate is for five nights and includes a private guest room; all sustainable locally sourced meals prepared and served at Kitchen Table; up to three daily signature classes featuring embodied movement, mindfulness and creative expression activities; access to 1440 Multiversity campus amenities including the fitness center, 4 miles of private forest trails and the outdoor infinity hot tub; and more.
We respect and welcome people of any gender identity or expression, race, ethnicity, size, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion to apply.
Admission to the True North Leadership program is by application only.
*Please contact email@example.com for further discussion on needs-based scholarship availability.
True North Leadership will be held October 30-November 4, 2022 at the 1440 Multiversity Campus
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Gayle Ober is a philanthropic and non-profit consultant and co-principal of Minnesota-based Red Oaks Philanthropic Consulting. Her 38 years of experience in the philanthropic and non-profit sectors make it possible for her to provide an array of advisory services including full-service family philanthropic advising; organizational set-up and management; strategic donor-advised funds consulting; strategic planning; board development and governance; next-generation training; and organizational integration, mergers and closings.
From 2010-2021 Gayle served as the president of the George Family Foundation, a private family foundation with funding priorities in integrative medicine and health, authentic leadership, spirituality and the community. In her role, Gayle oversaw all actions and activities of the Foundation, including strategic planning; grant-making; finances and investments; and community outreach. Since 2013, she has been a member of the Sawmill Holdings, Inc. board of directors, a Minneapolis-based family office and financial services company with assets exceeding $3 billion.
Previous work experience includes serving as the Director of Classical Music Programming for American Public Media/Minnesota Public Radio; Director of Arts, Culture and Entertainment for the City of Saint Paul; and Executive Director of the Dale Warland Singers.
Gayle has taught at the graduate-level in the University of Minnesota's Arts & Cultural Leadership Program and continues as member of the program's faculty advisory council. Her community service spans more than 38 years with current board assignments that include the Penny George Institute Foundation at Allina Health (board chair) and the national advisory council of Chanticleer, America's premier male vocal ensemble which is based in San Francisco.
Gayle holds a Master of Arts degree in nonprofit management from Hamline University and a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Minnesota.