Business Acceleration Coach
As a Business Acceleration Coach I have a Master of Arts in Whole Systems Design with a focus on organizational renewal and conflict resolution. I have chaired and sat on many boards of directors and been a consultant to many others. I have completed the course work for a Conflict Resolution Certificate from the Justice Institute of British Columbia and I have completed a number of business certificate course at the Banff School of Business.
I have trained with Christian Michelson www.coacheswithclients.com as a Professional Business Coach with an Extraordinary Coach Certification, Big Money Business Coach Certification, Instant Miracle Practitioner and I graduated from the year long Big Success Mastermind Program.
Management of Non-Profit Charitable Organizations and Foundations
From 1975 – 2000 I was the founder and executive director of a nonprofit charitable society called TIES – Turtle Island Earth Stewards that brought the land trust movement to British Columbia. TIES assisted individuals and communities to protect the ecological aspects of their properties for present and future generations. TIES International worked with and assisted environmental organizations in Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Ecuador and Grenada in the West Indies.
I was a founding Board member of the Land Trust Alliance of B.C., which consists of over 40 organizations involved in the stewardship, restoration, enhancement and long term voluntary or legally binding protection of private property. In addition, I have been the past co-chair of the BC Council of International Cooperation that consists of over 32 organizations involved in international development in the Third World.
Environmental Consultant to the Canadian Government and the United Nations I was also a member of the Steering Committee for the Forest Caucus of the Canadian Environmental Network that provides consultation to the Canadian government on global forest issues and was part of the Canadian delegation to the United Nations Commission on Environment and Development.
Author and Video Producer I have authored an ebook titled, Dowsing & Other Methods for Personal and Planetary Transformation: Heal ourselves, others & the Planet with an accompanying 2 DVD set with over 12 hours of instruction; A Volunteer’s Guide to Monitoring Conservation Agreements. I have published many articles, including a chapter in the book Eco-forestry: The Art and Science of Sustainable Forest Use, New Society Publishers, 1997 and have co-produced two videos on international development.
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As a University Lecture and Educator I have designed and taught university courses with a focus on the alienation of humans from nature, adult education, conflict resolution and community economic development. I have designed and taught courses at Simon Fraser University titled, Communications in Conflict and Intervention and Case Studies and Models in Community Economic Development. I have studied and designed and taught a course on job readiness for the Workplace Basic Adult Education department at the Okanagan University College, Salmon Arm Campus, and have provided through TIES, domestic and international intern work training experiences for 45 undergraduates and graduates of various colleges and universities.
Curriculum Development I have an extensive background in curriculum development in the areas of private conservancy, environment and international development. I have designed and taught an international development course titled, Local to Global Awareness through Development Education for Canada World Youth. I am also a Permaculture Design Course instructor and have designed a Train the Trainer Course for the Miskito Indians in Nicaragua. In the area of private conservancy I have designed and taught a course on Creating a Community Land Trust for two years as part of the Community Development Institute held each summer in a different community and did a number of yearly presentations at the annual gathering of the Land Trust Alliance of BC.
I am the founder of the Extraordinary Healing Arts Academy created in February 2014 which hosts quality on-line courses at the www.extraordinary-healing-arts.academy
Mayan Shamanism I am a student of Mayan Shamanism, and I am a crystal skull caretaker. I use my crystal skulls for cognitive and planetary leyline realignments and I have published a DVD titled, The Crystal Skull Phenomena. My teacher is Miguel Angel Vegara Calleros a Mayan Priest and Master Teacher www.casakin.org. My life partner Serah Roer and I are part of a group that travels yearly with Miguel Angel Vegara Calleros and sometimes Richard Jelusich, Ph.D. Master Healer and Teacher www.lightnews.org where we learn to conduct ceremonies at Mayan sacred sites and study ancient Mayan ascension technologies.
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