2020 Small Halls | Big Ideas Governance Training

Small Halls Big Ideas

POSTPONED! Stay tuned for the new date announcement!


Governance Training

with Alyson Townsend (Resonance Inc. Advisor)

Join us and the Victoria County Home Support for a Governance Training Workshop with Alyson Townsend, senior advisor for Resonance Inc.

This Small Hall | Big Ideas session is open to the business community, especially for those who are part of or intend joining the Board of Directors of not-for-profit organizations. This 3-hour intensive training will cover the best practices in governance for Boards of Directors including:

  • Fundamental documents
  • Board creation, organization and evaluation
  • Executive Director materials
  • Governance policies
  • Governance Self-Assessment tools


This Small Halls | Big Ideas Session is FREE to attend and Registration is Required.

Bras d’Or Yacht Club

Date TBA

Hours TBA
1 Jones Street, Baddeck, NS

Alyson Townsend

Alyson Townsend is a proven leader. Her results-oriented, ethical approach led to the growth and success of a national industry association and advocacy group for small and medium sized telecommunications and broadband companies, that she co-founded in 1994. Under her leadership, nationwide membership grew from 45 companies to nearly 120, servicing approximately 700,000 Canadians. As CEO, good governance was an everyday part of her strategic thinking on behalf of the organization. Before that, Alyson worked as a litigator for almost 10 years, appearing at all levels of the Courts of New Brunswick, representing her clients on a wide variety of issues.

Alyson knows that happy employees create a productive work environment.

Credentials and Experience:

  • Trained Mediator
  • Member of the Institute of Corporate Directors
  • Strategic Planning facilitator
  • Certified Work Place Investigator through the Human Resource Professional Association
  • Member in good standing of the Law Society of New Brunswick and the Canadian Bar Association.
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