madeline bergstrom, writer & principal

Madeline has over 20 years of nonprofit experience, including serving as director of communications at an independent school and at a museum, and as associate director of marketing and communications at a college. As a freelancer, she has written restaurant reviews for a Massachusetts news weekly, arts reviews for a Washington, D.C., newspaper, and community event coverage for local papers. She holds a master’s degree in English from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Bryn Mawr College.

Madeline lives in southern Vermont with her husband, two children, black Lab, tuxedo cat, two leopard geckos, and a small flock of layer hens.


Liz bergstrom, writer & EDITOR

Liz Bergstrom has 12 years of experience in writing and editing for nonprofits and government agencies, including a national environmental organization, a national animal welfare group, and a local healthcare organization. She is an avid proofreader with experience in public relations, website and blog content, email marketing, and Photoshop and InDesign.

Liz holds a master’s degree in writing from Sarah Lawrence College and a bachelor’s in English from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. She lives in Vermont with her two adopted cats.


nick bergstrom, writer & web developer

Nick has over 15 years of experience in writing and web development for clients from small business and nonprofits to national companies. His specialties include technical writing, JavaScript, video and audio editing, transcription, and web security.

Nick has a certificate in Professional Technical Writing from the University of Washington. He lives in Seattle, WA, with his wife and enjoys cooking, birding, and playing music.


Susan still, organization development consultant & nonprofit board expert

Since 1994, Susan Still has been a trainer and consultant for over 120 nonprofit and governmental organizations across the U.S., ranging from museums to prisons. She has an M.S. from Johns Hopkins in applied behavioral science and an M.A. from Fielding Graduate University in human development.

Her areas of expertise include organizational development, strategic planning, board roles and responsibilities, nonprofit management, conflict resolution, creative problem solving, and grant writing. She has a strong interest in the arts, having worked with a symphony orchestra, a ballet company, and a community arts center, among others.