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  • 07 Jan 2019 4:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Yvonne Morrison

    Based in Winnipeg, Yvonne is a Manager with MNP LLP’s Management Consulting practice. She has over ten years' experience designing, supporting and leading stakeholder and public participation processes to support clients’ policy and planning, governance, organizational effectiveness and evaluation projects.  She has worked with health and social services organizations, industry associations, provincial and municipal governments, and First Nations and Indigenous organizations in Manitoba, Ontario and the Northwest Territories to encourage and enable meaningful stakeholder participation in key decisions.

    Yvonne achieved her CP3 designation in December 2017. She is also a Certified Associate in Project Management and volunteers as an Agency Liaison with the United Way.  In her leisure time, she enjoys travelling, playing volleyball and being bossed around by her mini-dachshund.

  • 10 Dec 2018 3:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Based on Edmonton AB, Kim is a Principal with Dialogue Partners Inc. With over 10 years working in the field of engagement, she has developed a passion for designing and facilitating conversations that matter and creating engagement experiences where participants feel valued, relationships are built and initiatives and projects move forward.  Experienced in both large and small-scale projects, she has facilitated community forums in large urban centers as well as walked pipelines with Elders in the remote wilderness.

    Kim sees each engagement project as a new opportunity to create, design and implement unique processes and programs that allow stakeholders to actively engage in dialogue where they build new connections and relationships. These relationships are the foundation on which new ideas, joint efforts, and collaboratives are built upon and succeed in implementation. She has worked with a wide variety of stakeholders, participants and many indigenous communities across Canada.

    You can reach Kim at kim@dialoguepartners.ca

  • 07 Dec 2018 7:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Tannis Topolnisky is a licensed trainer of IAP2’s Foundations in Public Participation and IAP2’s Public Participation for Decision Makers training programs, an assessor of new IAP2 licensed trainers, an IAP2 mentor and a Certified Public Participation Professional.  

    As owner of Topent, she combines her passions of public participation, facilitation and capacity building.  Bringing people together to make a difference both in the individual, the organization, their relationships and beyond into programs, policies and decision making is what she has dedicated her career to.

    Through her 16 years in the profession she has worked within municipal and federal governments and in consulting, touching a diversity of areas such as heritage conservation, policy and legislation development, health, contaminated sites management, affordable housing, surplus school sites, environmental justice, transit, woman’s abuse, community and recreation facilities, municipal budgeting and public education. She has worked on projects and for organizations that have won both IAP2 Canada and IAP2 International’s Core Values Awards for Project of the Year and Organization of the Year.

    When not doing this work she can be found at the hockey rink and soccer pitches cheering on her two kids, spending time outdoors, running, reading and learning.

    You can reach Tannis at tannistopolnisky@gmail.com

  • 19 Nov 2018 6:33 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The City of Edmonton's Director of Public Engagement, Shawn loves to help the public, Indigenous communities and stakeholder groups face and overcome challenges and ultimately grow. With over 15 years of experience, Shawn's approach is through meaningful engagement design and implementation, strategic communication, expert facilitation and sound advice.

    Shawn is trained as a Certified Engineering Technologist (CET), a Registered Professional Planner (RPP, MCIP) and is proud to hold the Certified Public Participation Professional designation (CP3).

    Shawn is the current vice-president of the IAP2 Wild Rose Chapter. He also contributes to the Edmonton Professional Development Committee and is a member of the Conference Planning Team for the 2020 IAP2 North American Conference.

  • 16 Nov 2018 2:59 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Natalie joined MNP’s Winnipeg office as a Senior Consultant in 2016, with over seven years of experience in the fields of community engagement and environmental assessment. In her current role, Natalie provides consulting support and works closely with stakeholders to complete feasibility studies, policy reviews, economic development strategies and strategic plans that clearly and effectively reflect stakeholder’s feedback.

  • 12 Jul 2018 1:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Anne Harding is the Owner of Forum Relations, a Calgary based consulting company dedicated to helping organizations build meaningful relationships with communities through effective and authentic engagement.  Anne is also employed as a Stakeholder & Aboriginal Relations Senior Advisor at Suncor Energy and is the Past-President of the Canadian affiliate of the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2 Canada).

    She has worked with over 60 Indigenous communities and organizations across Canada since 2005.  Her experience spans from consultation with Elders about traditional land use to the development of capacity building and education programs for youth and entrepreneurs to the creation and implementation of strategies to advance Indigenous economic and workforce development.

    Anne has a Master of Arts in Corporate-Aboriginal Relations and is an IAP2 Certified Public Participation Practitioner (CP3). She is also the winner of IAP2 Canada’s 2015 P2 for the Greater Good Core Values Award for a pro-bono community engagement project she led in her home community while on maternity leave. Anne is also currently the Coordinator of IAP2 Canada’s Indigenous Engagement Community of Practice and a Core Values Award judge.

    Contact Anne at annekathleenharding@gmail.com.

  • 17 May 2018 10:52 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Amanda has over 12 years of experience in stakeholder and public engagement. She provides a strategic and creative approach to project management and the development and implementation of engagement and communication strategies, activities and materials.

    She has worked closely with various clients to lead, manage and support engagement strategies for transportation, water, land use and planning projects throughout Alberta, BC and Saskatchewan.

    Amanda has completed IAP2 Foundations and Emotion and Outrage in Public Participation (EOP2) as well as Workshop Facilitation training. She has developed and executed engagement strategies, techniques and materials and facilitated discussions with varying levels of contention, emotion and outrage and complexities. She has facilitated high-level strategic stakeholder meetings, interviews, workshops and public sessions, and developed content for various communication and engagement tools and materials.

    Amanda has been an active volunteer with IAP2 Wild Rose since 2010 and served on the board since 2012 and is currently in the role as IAP2 Wild Rose Past President.

    Contact Amanda at akaiser@islengineering.com or 403-254-0544.

  • 15 Feb 2018 6:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Jessica has 20 years professional experience as a facilitator, mediator and strategic engagement practitioner working through complex change, planning and decision-making processes in BC, Canada and abroad.   As Principal of her independent consultancy, Confluence Solutions, Jessica works within and among organizations, helping them find common ground and shape strategic, collaborative approaches.  She works closely with Indigenous groups and has expertise in the mining, energy, fisheries, health and transportation sectors. 

    An experienced trainer, Jessica teaches courses on multi-party negotiation, strategic planning, and Board of Directors governance. Jessica is a sessional instructor in the Executive MBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership and Resource and Environmental Management programs at Simon Fraser University.

    Jessica is a scientist by education with expertise in fisheries biology and holds the professional designation of Certified Public Participation Professional (CP3). Jessica is a volunteer facilitator for the North Shore Restorative Justice Society, a keen outdoor enthusiast, and proud mother of two.

    Contact Jessica at jessica@confluencesolutions.ca

  • 15 Feb 2018 5:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Jessica has a strong desire for bringing people together to get things done.

    Based in the Vancouver office, Jessica works with the team to develop, implement and report on engagement and communications strategies that focus on building common ground. With a background in strategic communications, facilitation and engagement, Jessica is a skilled facilitator and effective communicator who can help lead groups through complex, potentially confrontational processes, all while working to build social capital for ethical, values-based organizations.

    Jessica earned her Certified Public Participation Professional (CP3) designation through IAP2 Canada in 2017, is a certified professional facilitator (CPF) through the International Association for Facilitation (IAF), and is a licensed IAP2 trainer.

    Contact Jessica at jessica@rmdelaney.com.

     

  • 07 Feb 2018 12:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Tracey is thrilled to be a Master Certified Public Participation Professional (MCP3). The certification process was a great opportunity to reflect on diverse p2 involvement over the last two decades, and the value for sustainable decision making. 

    Tracey balances p2 work at her small firm with volunteer activities related to education and the environment, and support for professional associations.  At the top of her list every day is spending much time with her family and exploring.

    Contact Tracey at Tracey@ehlharrison.com.

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