Bradley Chisholm

Bradley Chisholm

Bradley is a governance and leadership consultant currently serving as the Director of Strategy for the College of Registered Nurses of BC. Bradley is supporting the co-creation of a single nursing regulator in BC, bringing together the colleges of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Registered Psychiatric Nurses.

Bradley is also a Collaborator with WATSON, a Vancouver-based consultancy focusing on board governance and leadership where he was a governance associate. Bradley’s experience in law, government, executive coaching, leadership development and executive education allows him to add unique value to clients across sectors. Prior to joining WATSON, Bradley was the Partner of a leadership development firm, Roy Group, working with developing the leadership capacity within small giants across western canada. Bradley served as the chief of staff to the Alberta Attorney General and the Alberta Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. In these roles he was charged with positioning his cabinet minister and team for high performance. Bradley’s leadership was critical in the development of Alberta’s Safe Communities Initiative, Alberta’s Gang Suppression Initiative and Alberta’s 10 year plan to end homelessness.Before serving in government Bradley practised law in Calgary, Alberta. Prior to law he worked as a leadership program designer and program leader in New York for the American Management Association and on the Isle of Skye, Scotland for the Columba 1400 Leadership Centre.Bradley received his executive coaching certification from the Hudson Institute of Coaching and holds his PCC accreditation from the International Coaching Federation. He obtained his JD from the University of Calgary, and his BA Economics from McGill University. Bradley is a proud alumnus of the United World College movement, where he obtained his International Baccalaureate in Montezuma New Mexico. Bradley is an active member of the Law Society of Alberta.
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Bradley Chisholm

Brenda Keukes

Brenda’s 30 year career has focused on social, cultural, economic and environmental innovation. Her senior skills in relationship management, strategic planning, business development, organizational management and mediation have allowed her to support a wide range of stakeholders and governments to build tangible, market-based solutions to the issues facing their communities and industry sectors.

In her most recent role as Ecotrust Canada’s President, Brenda executed a significant organizational change program including board and leadership team development and the alignment of mission and money. Brenda is known to be a compassionate, thoughtful, well-organized and intentional leader. She is the recipient of both BC’s Community Achievement Award and the national Clean50 award in recognition for her work and leadership. In her spare time, Brenda is a scooter aficionado, an avid hiker and an international traveler. As a mother to 5 and grandmother to 5 more, Brenda knows what it is to communicate clearly, establish firm boundaries, laugh out loud, and choose carefully the hills on which to die,
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Matt Breech

Matt Breech

Matt Breech is the Co-Founder and CEO of TallGrass, one of Canada’s leading manufacturers and distributors of natural health and beauty products. Founded in 1997, TallGrass sells supplies health food

stores across Canada with a variety of brands and products including Botanica, Host Defense and MegaFood. A recent winner of the CHFA Supplier of Excellence award and Business in Vancouver 40 under 40 award, Matt is committed to building a successful business with the goal of growing personal, community and planetary wellness.

In addition to running TallGrass, Matt also serves on the Board of the Vancouver Dance Centre and the Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society, and recently served two terms on the Board of the Canadian Health Food Association, chairing the Government Relations committee. Matt lives in Vancouver with his wife Shino, daughter Emma and Milo the wonder dog.

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Scott Hughes

Scott Hughes

Scott is a leading social finance practitioner combining 20 years of banking and finance experience in the application of conventional tools of finance to social sector organizations. Scott assists in overcoming

the organizational challenges of financial management and scarce capital to increase financial resilience. In addition to experience in the conventional banking stream, Scott lead a team of funding practitioners at Vancity Credit Union, providing a range of financial services and tools to charities, not-for-profits, social enterprises and cooperatives. A charismatic people leader with highly effective communication skills, Scott has a track record of successfully leading teams and building collaborative internal and external partnerships to achieve strong results.
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Amanda Reaume

Amanda Reaume

Amanda Reaume has been fundraising since she was 13 years old when she helped her mom organize a fundraiser for breast cancer support services. Currently, she works as a Development Officer for the

UBC Farm. In the past, she has been an Executive Director of a small feminist non-profit, published a zine aimed at trying to get more young women involved in leadership and politics, and worked for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ BC Office.

Passionate about food and social justice, Amanda loves cooking and making jam. In her spare time, she works as a freelance writer who focuses on personal finance advice for Millennials and runs the blog MillennialPersonalFinance.com. She’s been published on Time.com, USAToday.com, Forbes.com, and Yahoo.com and wrote the book Money is Everything: Personal Finance for the Brave New Economy.

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