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Denny Kobayashi

Denny Kobayashi

I have held positions as the chief staff officer for three Yukon NGOs, served as board member on several regional and national NGOs, and help appointments as an Advisor to a number of Yukon NGOs. I hold a Masters Degree in Management and a professional accreditation as an Certified Association Executive with the Canadian Society of Association Executives for more than 15 years.

  • Board Governance
  • Board Roles and Responsibilities
  • Strategic Planning
  • Sustainable Development
  • Volunteer Management

StrategyNorth Inc.

Travis Armour

Travis Armour (Master’s Degree, Economics, Queen’s University) StrategyNorth is a professional team of consultants – based in Whitehorse and Yellowknife – with over 100 years of combined experience working with leadership of not-for-profits, and federal, territorial and First Nation governments in the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Joining Mr. Armour (principal consultant| economist | pioneer in impact-based governance) as associates are Mr. David Ramsay (former NWT Minister of Industry, Tourism & Investment and Minister of Justice/Attorney General), Thomas Shepard (Social Innovation Consulting) and Jennifer Wakegijig (MBA, Wake Consulting). StrategyNorth specializes in: impact-based strategic planning and implementation; Board|Council|Executive governance; impact-based organization and program evaluation (Canadian Evaluation Society member); policy|program research, analysis, design and development; and community consultation and engagement. In working with northern and First Nation governments and not-for-profit organizations, StrategyNorth understands the importance of building relationships and connections to create results that reflect cultural values, knowledge and traditions, and to work with organizations and people in a way that is engaging, respectful and supportive.

  • Board Governance
  • Impact-Based Strategy Governance
  • Organizational Assessment & Change
  • Policy Analysis/Development
  • Program Evaluation
  • Research


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