Phone: (541) 346-1425
Nancy Peyron joined the Micronesia & South Pacific Program in 1994. She oversees
daily program activities and is responsible for marketing the program, selecting technical
assistants (TAs), team teaching preparatory courses for TAs planning to work in the
Pacific islands ("Experiencing Crossing Cultures"
and "Pacific Islands Orientation"), making site
visits to check on the status of projects with island agencies, providing mainland support
for TAs working on-island, and facilitating closure interviews and the completion of final
As an instructor, Nancy particularly enjoys designing and orchestrating dynamic
"learning moments" that assist people wth their professional and personal
development. In 1996, she received Lane Community College's "Innovator of the
Year" award for her creative community-building curricula design. Nancy's experience
leading communication skill groups, her passion for clear communication between
individuals and within groups, and knowledge of organizational processes and systems, all
support this endeavor. She has taught community building courses at LCC and the University
of Oregon, and currently team teaches "Leadership and
Facilitation Methods" where graduate students learn how to lead in organizational
change efforts and achieve sustainable results.
Nancy brings over 15 years of professional experience leading groups to her teaching
and consulting work. She holds a graduate degree in Managing and Consulting in Human
Systems from the Leadership Institute of Seattle and is a partner in Beyond Communication
Associates, an organizational development and intercultural communication consulting group
specializing in interactive, participant-centered training and seminars.