Planet Erstwild - Tanner & Moore - Ambassador Joe Wilson - Ms. Kirsten Gagnaire

Join host James Moore for a wide-ranging show today that will feature co-host Stuart Tanner joining in from England.

There will be a brief interview with former Ambassador Joseph Wilson, whose wife Valerie Plame appeared before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform this past week. She was scheduled to appear at the IMU Ballroom In Iowa CIty at 7:30pm on Monday March 26th but has been advised against it on legal grounds. Her husband will replace her as speaker for the event. He held a press junket yesterday. James and a number of other newspeople asked questions.

Valerie Plame & Joe Wilson

At 3pm, Tanner and Moore will interview Ms. Kirsten Gagnaire who is Vice Chair of Social Enterprise Alliance and Principal, Social Enterprise Group. She has a broad background in developing and assessing social enterprise business models in all sectors. 

As founder of Social Enterprise Group, a pioneering consulting firm in the field of social enterprise, Gagnaire has worked with numerous clients on brining focus to their organizations in a way that renews organizational commitment to the mission and is realistic from an operational perspective. Ms. Gagnaire frequently conducts workshops and teaches social enterprise both in the US and abroad.  She is co-author of the United States chapter of a book on global social enterprise models, developed the comprehensive business planning methodology, Sustayne, is an Academy Faculty member at Bainbridge Graduate Institute. 

Ms. Gagnaire holds a degree in International Business.  Prior to starting Social Enterprise Group, she was the Director of Strategy at Casey Family Programs, a large, national child welfare foundation with ties to United
Parcel Service.  She was also a consultant at KPMG Peat Marwick where she worked primarily with large health and human service agencies.  She has been recognized as a Top Forty under 40 Business Leader in the Puget Sound and is an alumni of Leadership Tomorrow.  She draws on her diverse background to apply her social enterprise work to the for-profit, nonprofit and government sectors.