Trystan Reese has a wide and diverse background of training and experiences that includes extensive political organizing, LGBT leadership development, fundraising strategy, and supervision skills. He completed the Professional Facilitator Training with the Social Justice Training Institute, a nationally-renown team of racial justice experts, and is adept at managing issues of race, power, and privilege amongst individuals, groups, or systems.
His honest and intuitive coaching style has made him a highly sought-after executive coach to CEO’s and Executive Directors across the country. His ability to quickly assess a situation and find practical solutions to complicated organizational challenges has aided several non-profits in healing rifts and increasing programmatic outcomes. As a transgender man himself, he is able to train even advanced groups on issues around transgender justice and equity.
Trystan is currently working with the Oregon Department of Corrections to ensure trans competency across Oregon’s prison system.
Executive coaching, e.g. during times of transition or other stages in which an outside voice may be helpful.
Conflict resolution, especially in situations dealing with issues of power, privilege, equity, and / or diversity.
Workshops, e.g. Racial Justice 101, Advanced Racial Justice for White People (or bi/multi-racial/mixed-race folks experiencing light-skinned privilege), Trans Justice 101, Advanced Trans Justice, Beyond These Walls: voices from transgender prisoners in the U.S., Life After College.
Public Speaking, e.g. Women in Prison Conference (panel on transgender prison issues).