Betsy Daniels is Co-President of Triangle and has served as a facilitator and dispute resolution professional for over 25 years within federal and state regulatory frameworks for natural resources and the built environment. She joined Triangle in 2005 and is sought out for her experience with multi-stakeholder collaboration where the need for conflict prevention or dispute resolution may exist. She provides her clients and the parties involved with a fair process by ensuring procedural, substantive, and emotional needs are met through a customized approach.
Betsy is known for facilitating projects that are complex and controversial and that include parties in conflict. Her resume includes a broad range of experience, primarily in the Western U.S. but extending nationally. Her expertise is in the design and facilitation of multi-jurisdictional and multi-party processes, department and agency strategic planning, policy and technical level facilitation, interdepartmental workshops, and high profile public involvement.
Betsy is proud to have co-led the development of Triangle’s first Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan to ensure Triangle’s employees reflect the broad range of communities Triangle works with and that the company promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion in our organizational culture and all of our services. She has a bachelor’s degree and Resources Management Certificate from the University of Hawaii, a master’s degree from the University of Washington School of Marine and Environmental Affairs, and a mediation certificate from the University of Washington School of Law.
Sara Gersten-Rothenberg, Co-President of Triangle, holds over 25 years of experience in leadership, project management, environmental and arts education, community outreach and school program coordination. Sara brings deep knowledge of and experience with diverse school communities and an understanding of best practices in education and student cognitive development. Since joining Triangle in 2001, she has been leading teams in developing innovative and effective programs for public and private clients. Taking projects from inception through implementation and evaluation, Sara helps clients build important lasting relationship bridges to their local school communities. With a focus on topics such as waste reduction and recycling, climate change, environmental justice, renewable energy and water conservation, Sara has been the creative force behind Triangle’s integration of theater arts into science-based programming. She is honored to have seen the inside of more than 3,000 K-12 classrooms.
As a company leader, Sara is instrumental in facilitating staff development and expansion of topic expertise. She is proud to have co-led the development of Triangle’s first Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan, bringing an equity lens to Triangle’s internal organizational culture as well as to our work within the communities we serve.
Outside of Triangle, Sara is a creative re-use crafter, devoted parent, and former National and two-time World Champion Ultimate Frisbee player. Her favorite non-work activity continues to be playing with her family and trying to keep up with her two growing kiddos.