MAS has pro bono speakers for your board events
If you need a speaker for your AGM or board event, consider experienced MAS Consultants who can speak on a number of topics pertinent to your sector. Like our projects, we don’t charge for our consultants to speak at your events.
We have a number of qualified speakers on a variety of topics.
Mark Ellwood, president of Toronto-based Pace Productivity Inc, is an internationally known productivity consultant. He shows organizations how employees can improve the time they spend on their top priority activities. He also creates terrific teams through training, team building and facilitation. Mark has extensive media experience and is an award winning speaker. Since 2004 he has been a volunteer consultant with Management Advisory Service (MAS). Mark’s areas of expertise with MAS include facilitation, strategic planning, board governance, and team building. Mark also has practical experience in the non-profit area as a directors and chair of the board of the Revue Film Society.
Topics: Team building; Governance; Productivity/Time Management; Communication Skills; Strategic Planning
Lelia spent her career in financial services marketing. She now focuses on non-profit marketing, including branding and improving the efficiency of revenue streams. Lelia is an experienced speaker and spoke recently at a Volunteer Toronto event where she presented on effective management of skilled volunteers.
Topics: Recruiting and managing skilled volunteers ; What small nonprofits need to know about marketing and fundraising
Bobby Siu is an Adjunct Professor at York University, and is the author of several books and professional articles. He has been a management consultant since 1989. He had working experiences in the public, broader public, private and non-profit sectors and his extensive community volunteer work was awarded by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration. He has volunteered for MAS since 1997, and had sat on boards of directors of many non-profit organizations. His speaking topics centered on public policy, management, and social/economic justice issues. His past public speaking engagements included George Brown College’s convocation ceremonies, Ontario Human Rights Commission’s policy dialogues, and public forums of many community, business and professional organizations.
Topics: Policy and program development, design and evaluation; Human resources development, leadership, diversity and equity management; Social justice issues; Stakeholder and public consultation; Government relations and others.
Before his retirement, Norm Kondo was the President of a national professional organization (Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals). Prior to that, he also worked with the Board of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Norm joined MAS in 2014 and as a member of the Governance practice shares his hands-on experience of 28 years working with CAIRP’s Board.
Topics:Governance; How to be a Professional; Regulation of the Professions.
Vidula helps non profits increase the effectiveness of their fundraising & governance practices so that they can focus on what they do best – helping their communities. Her areas of expertise include Non profit Fundraising, Governance & Board Development.
Topics: Governance – Increase the effectiveness of your board operations; Fundraising: How to make the ask; Writing an effective case statement.
Sandra is an experienced leader in developing and delivering communications, corporate affairs and human resources strategies. Her work spans several industries and sectors including telecommunications, healthcare and government. She has first-hand experience implementing programs that reflect the critical role that communications, employee, volunteer and stakeholder engagement play in building strong, dynamic and resilient organizational cultures.
Topics: Building and maintaining good relationships between boards and EDs; The value of purposeful volunteer engagement.
Contact us for more information or to request a speaker for your event.