Dominic Olivo, Program Coordinator at IONS, interviewed Dottie Koontz of the Vancouver IONS Community Group regarding her experience with virtual meetings, her recommendations on hosting and recording meetings online, and her advice for those interested in forming a new IONS Community Group.
Video Interview Table of Contents
0:00:06 – IONS Host Introduction
00:00:52 – An Overview of Dottie’s Relationship with IONS Over the Years
00:04:24 – The Vancouver IONS Community Group Meeting Format
00:05:33 – Resources Dottie Uses For Discussion Cultivation
00:06:05 – How Dottie Utilizes Zoom Video Conferencing for Her CG Meetings
00:09:36 – Recording A Database of CG Meetings
00:10:42 – How Dottie Is Moving Her Group Forward Online During The Pandemic
00:12:29 – Dottie’s Recommendations For Initial Group Formation
00:15:17 – Dottie Offers Her Help To Someone Interested In Forming Their Own Group
00:15:52 – Thank Yous and Goodbye
Dottie Koontz facilitates the group virtually on the web on the third Saturday of the month from 6:30–9:00 PM (Pacific). If you’re interested in joining, please contact Dottie Koontz.
Richard Cohn’s presentation for the Vancouver IONS Community Group is available online!
Want to join with others in your area for online noetic discussions? Check out our listing of virtual IONS Community Groups!
Don’t see a group in your time zone? Our online Community Group Facilitator training course provides all the tools, information, and resources you need to start your own virtual IONS Community Group.