Communications and Public Involvement

The North Wind public involvement team offers expertise in a variety of public communication, education, outreach, meeting facilitation, and event planning services. The team is experienced in managing and facilitating citizen advisory boards; implementing public communication programs for federal, state, and local level projects; developing education programs for students and teachers; and implementing regulatory public involvement programs across the country. The team includes public involvement professionals as well as technical writers/editors, document production specialists, and graphic artists, in addition to as full information technology (IT) and web support.


  • Public involvement planning – National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and other regulatory processes
  • International Association for Public Participation (IAP2)- certified public involvement staff
  • Neutral facilitation for public meetings, workshops, and small groups
  • Public comment management
  • Custom data management, including Web-based systems
  • Communications planning that meets U.S. agencies’ Critical Decision and good practices requirements
  • Writing, editing, graphic design and document production:
    • Proficient in the use of industry-standard publishing tools
    • Extensive experience in environmental and engineering fields
  • Administrative Record management
  • Advisory Board management and facilitation
  • Event planning and implementation
  • Communications project management
  • Business functions support
  • Procurement, project controls, and administrative support
  • Program and project management