The Collaboration Committee meets quarterly for one hour by conference call. Members work on specific projects related to partnerships and partner support throughout the year. We welcome any ASPHN member to join the Committee. If you’re interested, please contact Shana Patterson. The Collaboration Committee Chair is Becky Adams (AR).
Mattessich P, Murray-Close M, Monsey B. St. Paul, MN: Amherst Wilder Foundation. This book explores what makes collaboration a failure or a success.
(2012) Winer, Michael and Ray, Karen. St. Paul, MN: Amherst Wilder Foundation. This book is a complete guide to putting together a collaboration effort and it includes case studies, worksheets, and evaluation tools.
National Housing Institute Shelterforce Online. Paul Mattessich. Issue #129, May/June 2003. This article lists 20 factors necessary for any group effort.
Borden, L. & Perkins, D. (1999). Journal of Extension, 37, 2. 67-72 This brief article examines thirteen factors that can influence the collaborative process.