Michelle provides knowledge and experience that help today’s companies manage transformational improvement in working relationships and foster a psychologically healthy environment with engaged and productive employees. By leveraging strong facilitation and coaching skills, and a mediator’s toolbox of strategies and processes, Michelle can support organizations to plan and execute programs of change in the areas of
• Employee retention and productivity
• Culture change
• Workforce engagement
She is a Chartered Mediator and trained Ombudsman. Her background in engineering developed a systems thinking approach and enables her to analyse complex situations to successfully support those involved to shift thinking and create innovative results.
Michelle is a partner with Workplace Fairness West and has extensive experience with public and private organizations delivering change management and conflict resolution services. Michelle provides workplace assessments to shift cultures, facilitates teams to reach innovative solutions, and coach individuals to gain insight and awareness when in conflict. Michelle believes that values-based collaborative dialogue in the workplace leads to innovation, engagement and productivity.
Michelle has provided services to many small and medium businesses government organizations and other public corporations. She has assisted the health and technology industries and oil/gas companies across Canada to meet their organizational goals.
Learning and Development. Michelle is currently a coach with the Mount Royal University and the ADR Institute of Alberta’s Conflict Resolution Programs and has acted as a mentor with Women in Leadership and the APEGA (Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists) Mentoring Program. She has developed and presented workshops with the HRIA (Human Resources Institute of Alberta), Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion, the Canadian Mental Health Association, APEGA (Association of Professional Engineers, and Geoscientists of Alberta), the Calgary Public Library Senior Staff and many other organizations.
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Memberships and Certifications
Workplace Fairness Analyst (2010)
Community Mediation Calgary Society – Past Board Member