Friends, colleagues, co-conspirators...
... we all live and work in different places and contexts yet are united by a practice of participatory leadership. Join us to train, talk, learn, play music, crack jokes and be part of a change that is already happening everywhere.
Caitlin Frost is a facilitator, coach and teacher working with transformation, meaningful conversation and authentic leadership. She works internationally with leaders, facilitators, individuals and groups wanting to open space for more possibility in the face of change, uncertainty and challenge.
Caitlin has a passion for helping people identify and work through the limiting beliefs, fears and thinking patterns that stop us from stepping wisely boldly into our next levels of leadership, work and life. Caitlin has a deep practice in The Work (of Byron Katie)- a transformative process for working with limiting beliefs.
She works with groups, teams and organizations in the non-profit and business sector both as a facilitator of participatory process and innovation, and as a coach supporting individuals at all levels of the system from CEO's to managers to front line workers.
Caitlin is a Certified Facilitator and trainer in the Institute for the Work, a Steward in the
Art of Hosting global community of practice and a core faculty member of the innovative Leadership 2020 program in British Columbia. She is a partner in Harvest Moon Consultants and lives on Bowen Island, BC with her family.
Chris Corrigan has spent the last 20+ years working at the intersection between indigenous and non-indigenous systems, community organizations and ways of thinking. He has worked with indigenous communities, social services, governments and non-profits in North America, Europe, Africa, Hawai’i and Australia/New Zealand and has a particular interest in the application of indigenous worldviews to systemic designs, community development and life affirming leadership.
Chris is a long time practitioner of Open Space Technology, World Cafe and other participatory methodologies. He has taught the Art of Hosting around the world as a way of supporting people in developing their practices to put hosting conversations at the centre of systemic change, decolonization and community development.
He has worked on large scale systemic challenges with indigenous child and family services, changes to the nature of mainline churches, First Nations governance and emergent forms of the non-profit sector.
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Tuesday Ryan-Hart is a host/facilitator who walked out of the fields of traditional service provision and academics and walked on to become a new kind of community change-maker who partners with community builders around the world.
Trained as a psychotherapist, with a BA in Individual/Family Studies and a Master’s in Social Work, Tuesday is an expert in transformational work, specializing in helping individuals, community non-profits, governmental agencies, and organizations of all sizes undergo the changes that will help them grow and become more successful.
With a passion for social justice and expertise in gender, race equality and anti- violence work, Tuesday excels at working with groups to enhance awareness and understanding, build alliances, and take positive action together. As part of a Columbus, Ohio “community of practitioners,” Tuesday both convenes and hosts community conversations that address the complex social issues facing many of our communities right now.
Tuesday is a steward of the Art of Hosting global community of practice, mother of two young children, and recently ran her second marathon.
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Tim Merry has over 14 years of experience locally and internationally supporting diverse stakeholders coming together to launch, sustain and grow innovative projects and initiatives. His work is rooted in the belief that if we create the right conditions people will organize together and solve their own challenges with surprising ease and effectiveness. Tim has extensive experience ranging from major international businesses and government agencies to local communities and regional collaboratives. He presents, designs and delivers participatory processes where stakeholder voice is key to creating the systems, structures and services that meet the needs of all involved.
Tim is one of the co-founders of the Art of Hosting, has been a supporter and board member of the Berkana Institute and is a co-founder of the Hub South Shore. He founded the Split Rock Learning Centre, a youth drop in centre in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, was one of the founders of Engage! InterAct in the Netherlands. He is currently part of an entrepreneurial collaborative, called Involve, working with large-scale civic engagement to create citizen led change. You can read his recent article on civic engagement here.