Martha C. Bean has provided mediation, facilitation, strategic guidance and collaboration services for over 35 years. Martha is known for careful situation assessments, and for designing collaboration and decision systems responsive to each setting. Martha brings analytic skills to her work, drawing on an academic background in environmental sciences. A hallmark of her approach is a unique ability to convey complex scientific, technical and organizational information through imagery. Martha has provided complex strategic planning services for land trusts, state and local elected officials and their staffs, inter- and intra-agency working groups, technical research and implementation staff, research organizations, national non-profit organizations, federal agencies and a federal congressperson.