Max Gimbel



Responsible for on-going operational oversight, design, evaluation and adjustments to Ford Institute for Community Building programs; assists with new program development for the Foundation.

How to Contact Me:

e-mail: [email protected] phone: (541) 957-2567

Max Gimbel joined the Foundation in May 2012, following five years as a facilitator and trainer for the Ford Institute Leadership Program throughout rural Oregon and Siskiyou County, Calif. He previously served as the department's associate director.

Max is responsible for helping rural residents lead in building their community’s future by nurturing relationships, creating connections, building capacity and striving to model a community-building culture. He has a passion for inclusive, engaging and productive group processes, and aligning values with actions.

Originally from the East Coast, Max holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in Spanish from the University of Oregon.

Other languages: Spanish

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