Examples of Meta-Leadership in Action
Meta-leaders across the nation are working together to build stronger, more connected, more resilient communities.
New Jersey - Commander Benjamin Cooper put meta-leadership into action when he was assigned to respond to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, a task requiring tremendous leadership, team coordination, and resiliency.
Minneapolis - The Meta-Leadership Summit was the perfect launching pad for a new Downtown Emergency Advisory Committee, uniting a diverse group of business, government and nonprofit partners.
NE Ohio - As a member of the Ohio Emergency Medical Services Board, Deanna Harris encourages board members to think creatively about non-traditional resources and partners to strengthen the state’s emergency planning efforts.
Boston - The Boston Center for the Arts has raised awareness of how disaster could impact non-traditional community partners and integrated the meta-leadership concepts into their own training platform.
Illinois - Eight meta-leaders who participated in a fellowship program made the case for the nation’s first Meta-Leadership Institute and applied meta-leadership to community issues beyond preparedness.
Southeast Louisiana - Following the Gulf oil spill, Southeast Louisiana meta-leaders developed a proposal template and process for BP-funded emotional support services that are essential to long-term community support.