2017 Kenya IIT


There are a lot of people involved in the creation of an IIT.

Starting with the CNVC Staff:

The one to get the IIT on the calendar:

Elin SearfossElin Searfoss, Executive Director

Elin speaks fluent Norwegian and English, and has a deep passion for communication and languages. She highly treasures the opportunity to connect with giraffes all over the world, with the opportunities this offers for connection, shared reality, creative communication, learning, and celebration!

The Ladies you talk with on the phone:


Alison Simari, – Certification Administration

Alison feels privileged to be part of an organization that has a worldwide presence and impact that is committed to social change. She appreciates the many opportunities to learn, grow, and share in the vision and mission of CNVC.

Teresa Fore, Bookstore Manager (with Penny, Office Dog) Teresa Laguatan

 Teresa has found unexpected sources of fulfillment in being able to converse with customers who are on a similar journey to discovering NVC. She enjoys the prospect of reviewing all the products at CNVC with the aim of being able to provide a personal perspective on the items we have available.

The brain behind all that is IITs:

Danielle Beenders, International Intensive Trainings Coordinator

She speak Dutch, English, some German and French and is looking forward to serving the worldwide NVC community with their training needs.


Bookkeeping needs to be done: Richard and Jeanette take that one on.

Jeanette, bookkeeping support

She looks forward to the supporting Certified Trainers, Candidates, and all that are seeking this wonderful language. "I love this community and want to share it."

You wouldn't see this page without our tech savvy:

Pan VeraPan Vera, Information Technology Coordinator/ Web Master

He is specialized in computer applications designed to help groups work effectively together, exactly what we want our website to help our NVC Community to do.


Trainers: You can click on their tab in the menu.

They come up with an awesome training. Based on the IIT curriculum Marshall Rosenberg himself created.

And your very own Local Organizer(s):

They are on the ground in the country the IIT is held. They often know you, the land and are the person to go to about the venue, directions and so fort. Here they are: