Strategic planning, conflict resolution and mediation skills

Beverley was an instructor on Indigenous tourism and culture programs for the Native Education College and SFU and has developed and delivered courses for the Yukon Government, and an international tourism program with the Amerindians in Guyana. Beverley was also a guest expert on tourism on the CBC Fortune Hunters Program (2009). She has facilitated for First Nation communities and Indigenous organizations, for the private sector and nationally on many topics – tourism, agriculture and agri-foods, export, authenticity, Indian residential schools, environmental sustainability, and governance. Some clients and projects have been:

  • Centre for Excellence on Matrimonial Real Property – moderate two-day discussion on improvements to the Matrimonial Real Property Act – Saskatoon and Winnipeg (2018)
  • Service Canada – moderate Indigenous panel on Nation-to-Nation Relationships and facilitate work groups on First Nations (2018)
  • INAC National Aboriginal Economic Development Board – Opportunities on Indian Moneys (2016), Strategic Planning (2009), Lands and Resources (2010), Strategic Planning (2009)
  • Citwx N’lakapamux Assembly (CNA) – Elders and Youth workshop co-facilitation and strategic planning with program design and budgeting (Spring/Fall 2016)
  • Pacific Aboriginal Network – strategic plan facilitation for federal government Aboriginal employees (2015)
  • Ministry of MACAW Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation – Minister’s Advisory Council on Aboriginal Women – facilitation and action plan development to end violence against Aboriginal women and girls (2013)
  • Sexqeltkemc Enterprises Inc. – strategic plan facilitation for business operations (2012)
  • Inter-Tribal Health Authority – strategic plan facilitation for operating Aboriginal health organization (2011)
  • Kamloops Indian Band – strategic plan (2011)
  • INAC – Economic Development Framework National discussions (2008), and Tribal Council Funding Renewal (2009, 2010), Gender Issues (2009, 2010)
  • Lower Similkameen Indian Band – business organizations strategic plan (2010)
  • Tsleil-Waututh First Nations – Council Governance – Strategic Plan (2010)
  • First Nations Health Council – Regional Hubs Marketing Strategic Planning (2010)
  • Tsawwassen First Nation – CP Holder Economic Planning (2009)
  • VanAsep Training Society – Partnerships Focus Group (2009)
  • Health Canada – Indian Residential Schools Front-line Workers Training Forum (2008)
  • In-SHUCK-ch Nation – governance and strategic planning (2008)
  • First Nations Agriculture Association of BC – strategic planning for Aboriginal agriculture partnerships (2008), and Annual General Meeting Federal Economic Development Response (2009)
  • Fraser Region Aboriginal Planning Committee – organization governance transition (2007)
  • Aboriginal Tourism Association of BC – Blueprint Strategy – comprehensive primary research involving surveys, telephone interviews, focus groups, community sessions, etc. (2002-2005)
  • Canadian Heritage / Four Host First Nations – Appropriate Use Round Table – identifying concerns and devising recommendations on how to promote and protect Aboriginal culture in various industries (2007)
  • Western Diversification / Federal Interlocutor Office – Greater Vancouver Urban Aboriginal Strategy – Media Relations – focus group on media relations (2007)