Bob Stilger

Bob Stilger, Ph.D. is a conversation host, teacher, speaker, consultant, facilitator and coach who has spent 35 years building strong and vibrant organizations and communities. For 25 years he was the Executive Director of Northwest Regional Facilitators, an innovative community development corporation. From 2005 – 2009 he served as the Co-President of The Berkana Institute, a nonprofit institute that works with communities and pioneering leaders in learning centres throughout the world–Zimbabwe, South Africa, Senegal, Pakistan, India, Greece, Brazil, Mexico, Canada and the U.S. His current work is to support those who are stepping forward to provide critical leadership in these times. He is an Adjunct Professor in the Leadership Studies Program at Gonzaga University and has served as Adjunct Faculty to Bainbridge Graduate Institute. is his personal base on the internet and he has recently launched a new website: as host for this work and the commentary he is writing from there.  You can read his most recent blog here.

A Community Creates Its Future

Bob Stilger has a forty year relationship with Japan and, in the wake of the massive destruction since March 2011, has returned to work around the country as a witness and listener. In this recent post from his blog,...