Denise joined the Council as a Leader on the Learning & Capability Development team in August 2019. Prior to this, Denise spent 13 years at Interior Health, most recently as a change management specialist, organizational development consultant, and leadership development facilitator and coach.
Denise is focused on making a difference to help others succeed in their ability to manage change more effectively. As a lifelong learner, Denise is passionate about creating an environment that honours experience, while supporting learning that happens in a meaningful and practical way. Denise believes action and learning are closely connected and infuses a powerful sense of purpose and meaning into the learning process: a key component to embracing and adopting change.
Denise’s extensive experience includes program development, training and coaching employees, and facilitating organization-wide change. Denise holds a Master of Education, specialized in Work and Learning, a BA in sociology, and certifications in change management and leadership development. Denise is also a Chartered Professional of Human Resources (CPHR).