Dr. Debra Brown

DMin, MDiv, Pro.Dir.
President & CEO, Governance Solutions

Debra was five-years-old when her father sat her behind the wheel of the family tractor, pointed at a tree across the field, and told her to drive straight at it, never taking her eye off the mark. I...

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David A. H. Brown

B.Comm(Hons), Pro.Dir., C.Dir.
Executive Director, Governance Solutions

The son of two bankers, David grew up listening to business problems around the dining room table – and how to solve them. It’s been his passion ever since. Today, David is Canada’s...

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Rob DeRooy

B. Comm, C.Dir., Pro.Dir
Vice-President, Governance & Strategy

A skilled woodworker, Rob will occasionally come across a log on his property. Just lying there. Not terribly useful. But Rob sees what others don’t. He sees what the log could be. Then he pati...

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Dave McComiskey

Vice-President, Governance & Leadership

A seasoned executive and board member with over 25 years of lived experience, governance isn’t a theoretical exercise to Dave. He’s seen both sides of the coin: how quickly bad governance...

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Vicki Dickson

Senior Associate

Vicki has spent her entire career in pursuit of performance excellence. She also brings a unique perspective into the needs of Governance Solutions’ clients for one simple reason – she us...

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Nishika Jardine

Chartered Director and a Veteran

Nishika Jardine is a Chartered Director and a Veteran with 37 years of service in the Canadian Armed Forces. As a military officer, she has served all across Canada and on operations in Afghanistan, ...

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Joseph Naytowhow

Storyteller, Actor, Performer

Joseph Naytowhow is a gifted Plains/Woodland Cree (nehiyaw) singer/songwriter, storyteller, and voice, stage and film actor from the Sturgeon Lake First Nation Band in Saskatchewan. As a child, Josep...

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Wolfgang Vachon

BFA (Drama in Education, Concordia University), M.Ed. (Adult Education OISE/UT)

Coming from a theatre background, Wolfgang has written, directed and performed dozens of productions in North America, Europe and Africa. Over the past twenty years he has used interactive learning ...

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