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Our Team

Stefanie AshleyStefanie Ashley is Director of the Facilitation Center and has been facilitating meetings for the Center since 2009.  She received her Certified Professional Facilitator designation from the Interantional Association of Facilitators in 2019.  Stefanie assists groups in creative problem-solving, funneling ideas into action, planning, occupational analysis, and conquering tough topics and challenges. Stefanie’s approach is collaborative, creative, and thoughtful.  She carefully listens to client needs to design customized plans to reach desired outcomes, while creating a professional and enjoyable meeting experience for clients.  Stefanie’s professional experience includes thirteen years in association management, where she facilitated meetings, developed content and curriculum for various fields of study and assisted with organizational, financial, program, product/service and governance development. Stefanie has traveled extensively, written for numerous publications, and co-authored and served as editor for mutiple publications.  Stefanie has a Master of Science Degree in Career and Technical Education, with an emphasis in Occupational Training and Development and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Eastern Kentucky University. 

Stefanie Ashley, CPF, CVF

Director
1.859.622.8651 (office)
1.859.661.0757 (cell)
stefanie.ashley@eku.edu


Sarah GilbertSarah Gilbert has twenty years of experience in facilitation services, having started with the Training Resource Center at Eastern Kentucky University as a training associate.  Because of her talents and expertise, she has progressively been promoted into her current role of Program Administrator at the Facilitation Center, where she provides numerous services to the Center, University, and external clients.  She directs communication and marketing and provides facilitation and training services, all while promoting interagency collaboration.  She has been trained in Meeting Management & Facilitation Skills, as well as, Developing a Curriculum (DACUM) Occupational Analysis and is highly regarded for her in-depth knowledge in both areas.  Sarah holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Insurance & Risk Management, with a Minor in Business from Eastern Kentucky University.

Sarah Gilbert

Program Administrator
1.859.622.8653 (office)
1.859.248.5017 (cell)
sarah.gilbert@eku.edu


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