Registration includes the cost of conference, light refreshments, lunch and
entry to the social networking event following the conference program.
|Early Bird (May 18 - July 23, 2017)||$199.00|
|Regular Price (July 24 - October 10, 2017)||$250.00
BOSS is BC's Not-For-Profit Leadership Conference
October 13, 2017 | Marriott Pinnacle Downtown | Vancouver
BOSS is back for its third year...bigger, better, BOSS-IER! Vantage Point's innovative
one-day not-for-profit leadership conference will once again convene seasoned and emerging leaders, board members and volunteers in a shared space to develop competencies, skills and tools.
BOSS 2017 is a space for dialogue and game-changing tactics on how not-for-profits approach leadership. Over 250 sector leaders will connect and tackle sector challenges like shared-leadership and communicating impact while levelling up their skills.
This year's theme is: Level Up! Join not-for-profit leaders to tackle questions on how your organization can reach new heights. Whether you are a novice, ninja, or not-for-profit unicorn - this one-day conference will provide you with key leadership skills and tools to take back to your organization. Register today at our early bird rate!
Marriott Pinnacle Hotel
1128 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 4R5
P3 – P5 is available for conference parking
$15 prior 9am until 6pm
$28 after 9am until 6pm
$6 additional fee if you intend to use the space after 6pm
All Day Max (6am-6pm) $21.00
Evening (6pm-6am) $6.00
Early Bird $14.00 (Enter between 6am-9.30am)
Barbara Grantham is BOSS
Barbara Grantham was appointed President & CEO of VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation in 2013. The Foundation partners with donors to advance Vancouver Coastal Health’s vision to transform specialized, adult and family health care in Vancouver for British Columbians. A long-time Vancouver resident, Barbara has over 25 years’ experience as a successful senior executive and consultant in the non-profit and philanthropic sectors in BC and nationally. She has held executive positions with the Vancouver Foundation, Streetohome Foundation, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Canadian Mental Health Association.
Barbara also has extensive experience as a senior consultant, excelling in strategic planning, organizational assessment, project management, board governance, financial sustainability, and public policy issues.
Barbara is a member of the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Greater Vancouver, the largest ‘on the ground’ social service organization in BC, and Awkward Stage Theatre Productions, which helps young adults move through the “awkward” stage to the next stage of a professional theatre career. She also serves as a member of the National Advisory Council of Imagine Canada.
Barbara holds a BA degree in Political Studies from Queen’s University, and a Masters degree in Public Policy and Public Administration from Carleton University. She lives in Vancouver with her family.
Presenter: Vincent Chow, Partner, LOGAN HR
How do you create a fair and competitive compensation framework for your not-for-profit organization? Join us to learn 5 tips that you can actually put to work.
Presenter: Mike Rowlands, President & CEO, Junxion Strategy
This interactive workshop will present an innovative communications and engagement framework that's been proven through dozens of brand and strategy engagements across cultures and around the world.Through compelling, sometimes hilarious and sometimes heartbreaking stories, presentation of proven tools and techniques, and interactive individual and small group work, you'll learn about the four pillars of a successful brand.
Presenter: Gayle Farrell, President, Siena Consulting
You’ve agreed change is necessary but are you ready? Find out the key questions to ask before embarking on your organizational change journey to make sure your plan takes care of people, process and culture.
Presenter: Jodi Rai, Senior Labour Relations Advisor, Fisheries & Oceans Canada
This session will look at how organizations can tap into and/or develop employee, volunteer and community engagement. People engagement can be defined as a workplace approach where individuals feel connected with the organization's vision and goals - where they feel motivated and energized.
Presenter: David Love, CFRE, Principal, LOVEfundraising
Money-phobia, fear of rejection are all reasons why some of us get queasy at the thought of asking for money. Get over it.
Presenter: Navroz Janmohamed, CPA, CA, and Catherine Miller, CPA, CA, Manning Elliott LLP, Accountants and Business Advisors
This session will focus on the responsibilities of those involved with NPOs, the compliance issues that must be followed and the potential consequences of non-compliance.
Presenter: Marie-Claire Seebohm, Strategic HR Consultant, MC Seebohm Consulting
Do you dread the time, cost and risk involved in finding new leaders for your organization? Learn tips to recruit strategically at all role levels, to diversify leadership and improve impact through you people.
Presenter: Bruce Robinson, CEO, Freestyle Canada
Effective governance is a team effort and includes the Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In order for the relationship between the Board, the Board Chairperson, and the CEO to be effective, all parties must treat each other as partners to ensure the organization performs.
Presenter: Doris Orr, Coach, Speaker, Business Consultant and Founder, Powerful Paradigms
Feel empowered by connecting to the best in you. Learn how to truly unleash the real you, unleash your ‘super power’, so you can live your life – and love your life – as uniquely you!
Stay tuned for more sessions.
7:30am - 5:00pm
|Registration & Info Desk Open|
|8:30am - 9:30am||Welcome + Keynote|
|Break (9:30am - 9:45am)|
|9:45am - 10:45am||Breakout Sessions|
|Break (10:45am - 11:00am)|
|11:00am - 12:00pm||Breakout Sessions|
Lunch (12:00pm - 1:15pm)
Panel (12:30pm - 1:15pm)
|Break (1:15pm - 1:30pm)|
|1:30pm - 2:30pm||Breakout Sessions|
|Break (2:30pm - 2:45pm)|
|2:45pm - 3:45pm||Breakout Sessions|
|3:45pm - 4:15pm||Closing|
|4:15pm - 5:15pm||Reception + Networking|
Partner, LOGAN HR
With a valuable combination of global HR consulting and corporate experience, Vincent is well known for his ability to understand the underlying issues in any situation, and for his straightforward approach to business. He is a Partner and co-founder of Logan HR, a BC-based HR firm specializing in compensation, performance management, and career transition.
CPA, CA, Partner, Manning Elliott LLP, Accountants and Business Advisors
Navroz Janmohamed is a partner at the Vancouver-based chartered professional accounting firm Manning Elliott, where he has worked with the NPO sector for over 16 years. He has a broad background in NPO accounting, assurance, governance, and taxation and is a member of several committees that create awareness regarding the myriad of changes and compliance required in the NPO sector.
CFRE, Principal, LOVEfundraising
A passionate fundraiser for more than 25 years, David formed his own Company, www.LOVEfundraising.ca, in 2012. He consistently provides strategic counsel to large and small non-profits in Canada and the States to ultimately improve their fundraising effectiveness. One notable accomplishment - David led a $6.3 million one year campaign for BC’s first long-term residential facility for youth with addictions, Ashnola at the Crossing. He continues as an Instructor in the BCIT Essentials of Fundraising course since 2002, is President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Vancouver Chapter and a Singer with Chor Leoni Men’s Choir for the past 23 years.
President, Siena Consulting
Gayle, a community engagement and investment specialist, is the President and CEO of Siena Consulting. The nature of Siena’s work situates it largely in the domain of change management. Gayle has worked with national organizations to structure and lead Canada-wide consultations to support the development of a variety of successful change initiatives nationally, provincially, and locally. She has facilitated consultations involving public, private, and nonprofit sector representatives supporting the re-imagination of primary health care in BC and of social programs nationally.
CPA, CA, Manning Elliott LLP, Accountants and Business Advisors
Catherine provides accounting, and assurance services for private companies, not-for-profit organizations and charities. She also prepares tax returns for corporations, individuals, charities, not-for-profit and trusts. Catherine services a wide range of clients. Her area of expertise is the not-for-profit sector including charities. Catherine has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Public Accountancy diploma, both from McGill University, and graduated from a private French school in Montreal with an International Baccalaureate diploma. Catherine is the treasurer of the Chambre de Commerce Francophone de Vancouver and participates actively in the French community in the Lower Mainland.
CPA, CA, CEC and Founder of Powerful Paradigms Coaching & Consulting
Doris is passionate about shining the spotlight on each person’s greatness! Fun and energizing are words to describe how she is…sparking your inner ‘super power’! Doris gained broad international experience, enhancing her experience as a Chartered Accountant (now CPA, CA) by working in Wellington NZ, London, Munich, Zurich, New York, Bermuda and Vancouver in the areas of finance, project management and risk management. After 25 years in the corporate world, she obtained her certification as an executive coach and now combines her coaching, inspirational speaking and business consulting with her passion for helping people live in their full potential.
Senior Labour Relations Advisor
Jodi has been a human resources professional for over 16 years working in both the public and not-for-profit sectors providing leadership training and guidance to managers, directors and board members. Her passion lies in connecting with individuals in ways that adds meaning to their professional lives and assisting them in their learning journey.
CEO, Freestyle Canada
Bruce is a business leader who excels in strategic development, leadership development, governance education, financial management, marketing and brand development. Bruce is Chartered Professional Accountant with a Certified Management Accountant legacy designation. This training is the foundation for the development of a diverse set of skills through which he provides innovative leadership. Bruce has transformed the governance of a major Canadian National Sport Organization (NSO), led the redesign of the organization's brand, developed a strategic vision that boldly pushes the organization to adopt a more business-centric approach that supports the organization's vision and mission, provides leadership training and governance training to non-profit organizations and is an acknowledged leader within the Canadian amateur sport sector.
President & CEO, Junxion Strategy
Mike is President & CEO at Junxion Strategy. He's an accomplished entrepreneur, consultant and advisor who works at the intersection of business, community and sustainability. He supports visionary entrepreneurs and leaders in organizations around the world, helping to craft distinctive strategies, disrupt markets, and accelerate success.
Strategic HR Consultant, MC Seebohm Consulting
Marie-Claire Seebohm brings over 15 years social profit leadership experience to her work with non-profit leaders to develop and implement effective people solutions. She has held operations and HR leadership roles with Ecotrust Canada, Vanity, David Suzuki Foundation, Central 1 Credit Union and has served as a board member with the Pivot Legal Society and as a Knowledge Philanthropist with Vantage Point.