Clay Melnike, MA
Clay is a highly passionate and visionary leader, consultant and coach who is focused on helping organizations to change while building capacity, and developing and sustaining internal resources. He has worked for more than 25 years with all levels of government, not-for-profit organizations, and the private sector. He believes that the key to a healthy non-profit organization is a progressive, sustainable and visionary Board of Directors.
For the past several years Clay has worked with the Aboriginal Sport and Wellness Council of Ontario (ASWCO) to create a new sport pathway and to facilitate the development of sport and wellness in indigenous communities across the province of Ontario. As the leader of a team of Regional Co-ordinators and head office staff, Clay has been instrumental in a variety of initiatives across the province including: local sport and culture camps, the Ontario Indigenous Games, and the North American Indigenous Games (2017).
Diane Whittaker, MA, PCC
Diane is an experienced consultant, coach, facilitator (classroom, on-line and blended), and instructional designer who has been helping organizations and their leaders be more effective for more than 25 years. She works in collaboration with client partners across many sectors: information technology, transportation, automotive, health care, financial services, government, retirement homes and social services.
As a coach, Diane believes that everyone has the capacity to live their best life, both professionally and personally. Coaching helps clients set goals, identify barriers, make sustainable changes, and be accountable to themselves and those around them. As a facilitator, she believes that experiential learning is the best way for all learners to make tangible and sustainable change; learning is more than a set of power point slides.