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Douglass Teschner

Growing Leadership LLC
2100 Brushwood Road
Pike, NH 03780
Phone: 603-728-7028

Dr. Douglass Teschner is a proven, results-oriented leader, mentor, trainer, and coach who embraces challenge, integrates vision with a passion for excellence, and inspires a higher level of personal and professional performance.  One of his greatest passions is developing leaders and building effective teams and with high levels of transparency and quality communication. He earned degrees from the University of Massachusetts (B.S. forestry and Ed.D. in administrative leadership) and the University of Vermont (M.S botany).  His experience in nonprofit and government leadership includes:

  • 14 years as Development Director for a leading NH non-profit
  • 12 years as a NH State Legislator
  •  2 years as a NH Assistant Secretary of State, including designing and managing a local government grant program 
  • 15 years of international development experience as a Peace Corps Country Director/Senior Advisor and USAID project leader
  • 6 years Outdoor Program Leader for special needs youth and Mountain Guide.

For more information, visit his web site: 

What Clients Are Saying:

“The leadership training is a building block of a strong and sustainable program . . . and you have done an amazing job navigating this for us.”  -- Nathan Peterson, Chief Strategy Officer, Becket Family of Services

“You are doing the best thing any mentor can do.   Helping me to open my mind and helping me process things, think through things, how phenomenal that is.  You are great at it. You are able to identify key things in what a person is saying.”   -- Hermence Matsota, Founder and CEO of UbuntuSpeaks, LLC., Atlanta, GA

“It’s been really helpful, great to have someone you can talk to who is very trusting.  A real supportive experience."  -- Morgan Swift, Executive Director, Becket Family of Services Rumney NH program

"This is really helpful to get me on a forward path, to get me back on my passion." – Nonprofit leader

“I sincerely felt inspired and motivated to see how I could use what I learned to help me be more efficient and productive as a leader.”  -- Workshop participant

Through GROWING LEADERSHIP LLC (, Dr. Teschner supports nonprofits, governments, and businesses by partnering to strengthen their capacity to achieve the highest level of performance.  Services offered include:  

Leadership Development

  • Training

  • Coaching and Mentoring

  • Team Building

  • Conflict Management

Worshops/Public Speaking     

  • Unleashing Your Influence for Positive Change

  • Thriving and Creating Meaning at Work

  • Everyday Actions to Build a Positive Work Climate

  • Practical Steps to Up Your Leadership Game

  • Building Effective Teams

  • Leadership Skills during Uncertain Times

  • Prioritizing Use of Your Precious Time

  • Effective Workplace Communication

  • Running Great Meetings

  • Delegating for Success

Organizational Development

  • Mission and Vision Development/Implementation

  • Strategic Planning

  • Program Development and Evaluation

Staff Retreats and Training Workshops

  • Staff Retreat Facilitation
  • Conference Management

Public Policy

  • Policy Development

  • Legislative Advocacy

  • Elections Management

Resource Development, Communications and Public Relations

  • Grant Writing

  • Grant Management

  • Training

  • Strategic Communications

Research and Evaluation

  • Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Needs Assessments

International Development

  • Program Design and Management

  • Monitoring and Evaluation

Cross-cultural Education   

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

Health and Safety

  • Policy Development

  • Audits

  • Outdoor Programming

Specialties: Board Governance/Development, Communications/Marketing, Communications - Planning, Communications - Public Relations, Executive Transition, Executive - Interim Directorship, Executive - Succession/Transition Planning, Fundraising/Fund Development, Grant Writing, Human Resources, HR - Conflict Resolution, HR - Executive Coaching, HR - Facilitation/mediation, HR - Hiring/Termination/Evaluation, HR - Volunteer Management, Organizational Planning/Development, Organizational Planning - Mission & Vision Planning, Organizational Planning - Organizational Assessment, Program Planning and Evaluation, Program Planning - Evaluation & Measurement, Program Planning - Program Development, Strategic/Business Plan Development, NH Board Self-Assessment Analysis/Presentation


Becket Family of Services
David Chabot - Vice President
633 NH Route 10
Orford , NH 03777
603 353-9102

Leadership Training, Human Resources, 360 Reviews

Ashuelot Valley Academy
Morgan Swift - Clinical Director
31 Washington St., Suite 224
Keene , NH 03431
(603) 412-2815

Leadership Development and Training, Planning, Coaching

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