From our Vantage Point Episode 11 - Mastering the Governance Foxtrot: Effective Board/ED Relations

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From our Vantage Point

Episode 11  -  Mastering the Governance Foxtrot: Effective Board/ED Relations

Gordon Holley, CEO of Humanity Financial Management


This month’s podcast guest, Kathi Irvine, gets out her dance shoes to walk us through the steps of Mastering the Governance Foxtrot: Effective Board/ED Relations.

Kathi is a long-time knowledge philanthropist here at Vantage Point and a skilled consultant and facilitator. She is Co-Founding Partner of Watershed Organizational Development Group Inc., where she supports for-profit and not-for-profit organizations with strategic planning, leadership development, knowledge transfer and succession planning. Kathi has brought her skill in not-for-profit governance to her own board role with Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver, as well as to many of her own client organizations.


Presented by Humanity Financial Management

From our Vantage Point is brought to you by Humanity Financial Management, a Chartered Accounting firm dedicated to helping Canadian not-for-profit, charitable and social enterprises build capacity for strong internal financial management.  Humanity Financial Management’s part-time controllers and CFOs provide support for budgeting, reporting, audit preparation, policies and procedures, and internal controls. Their results: Financial risk reduction and asset protection. Visit Humanity Financial Management online at

About the Author

After working in London and completing her MBA at INSEAD in France and Singapore, Maria Turnbull joined Vantage Point’s team in 2006. Rooted in the not-for-profit sector through numerous leadership roles with the British and Canadian Red Cross Societies, OXFAM and Amnesty International, Maria loves...

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