Principal / Owner
Tracy Craig is a recognized leader in public participation and involving citizens and stakeholders in complex and controversial projects. Tracy has been widely active in conflict resolution, stakeholder engagement, third-party facilitation, and process design throughout the western United States since the late 1980s.
Tracy has managed and facilitated over 1,000 public meetings, run long-term stakeholder advisory boards, and negotiated with numerous groups and organizations to find common ground and move projects ahead. She has designed and implemented over 300 community relations programs for complex and controversial hazardous waste cleanups under CERCLA and RCRA. Tracy approaches each community with sensitivity to both her client and the community’s specific needs and specializes in creating outreach programs that engage and involve diverse populations and give voice to under-represented community members.
Tracy was instrumental in developing the California Environmental Protection Agency’s public participation program, worked as a developer and trainer on courses in public participation provided to the US EPA and private industry, and served as the communications/public participation manager for a Fortune 500 environmental engineering firm.