Tyler St.Clair serves as half-time faculty for the University of Virginia’s Cooper Center for Public Service. Before joining the Cooper Center in 2000, Tyler spent eight years in Lynchburg city government as an internal organization development consultant, working extensively with the elected body and staff at all levels of the organization. She had an opportunity to develop and implement high performance strategies first-hand and brings practical experience with change to her ongoing work with local governments. A primary focus for Tyler is to help the Center implement a governance model that will assist councils and boards in providing collective, visionary leadership. She specializes in helping localities align leadership at the elected and staff level. Tyler also provides on-site assistance for localities that desire to build a change mechanism in their organizations, including the implementation of visioning, leadership work, strategic planning, team building, and other performance strategies. Additionally, Tyler is an Associate of the Commonwealth Center for High Performance Organizations, where she focuses on facilitative consultation and local government applications of the High Performance Organization (HPO) model.
Tyler has an extensive career with state and local government. She served in a series of responsible professional management positions in the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Corrections over a fifteen-year period. She coordinated statewide management development and youth services training for the Department before moving to local government.
Tyler particularly enjoys graphic facilitation methods that help groups produce visible, creative work products. She is certified in the MBTI and Technology of Participation, and holds a B.S. in Social Work from James Madison University.
2400 Old Ivy Rd.
Charlottesville, VA 22903
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Charlottesville, VA 22904