Senior Management Consultant
Kris Van Amber joined Management Analysis and Development in 2012 and brings over 20 years of experience in state government and organization development. Prior to joining MAD, she worked at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) as an internal organization development consultant. While there she was a principal designer of the MPCA’s Leadership Academy, facilitator to multiple external and internal teams and process improvement coach to various workgroups.
Some of her projects include the Leadership Academy, St. Croix Basin Team strategic planning, Minnesota River Dissolved Oxygen TMDL stakeholder process, EcoExperience strategic planning and Manager Meeting crucial conversations. Her areas of interest include system thinking, polarity management and group dynamics.
She is certified in the Organization Workshop, an exercise to illustrate the complexity and necessity of partnership within organization systems.
Kris also worked in the MPCA technical programs as a compliance and assistance inspector, self-audit process coordinator and training coordinator.
She has a bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences from St. Cloud State University.