Governance consulting for municipalities, school boards, public agencies, and housing bodies.

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Who we are

Tash Taylor MBA, CEC, CRM, RPR

President & Principal Consultant

Since opening Leadership Services in 2000, Tash has been building community capacity as an organizational consultant and governance specialist. 

Having served as an executive leader, board member, and political campaign advisor, she brings decades of experience working with municipalities, school authorities, community agencies, governments, public officials, affordable housing bodies, and post-secondary institutions.

Tash has a Master of Business Administration degree with specialization in executive leadership, as well as holding Certified Executive Coach and Certified Risk Management designations. She obtained her diploma in Management Consulting from the Canadian Association of Management Consultants.

She is an alumnus of the Queen University’s Strategy and Strategic Analytics program, and the Institute of Corporate Directors NPO program.

Tash is a qualified IAP2 public engagement practitioner, qualified in PROSCI change management, and a Registered Professional Recruiter exclusively for CEO/CAO and School Superintendents positions. 

Tash is bilingual in English and French, and brings an honest and friendly approach to her work each and every day.

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Shawna Bourke Bcomm, MA Communications

Communications and Advocacy Consultant

From government relations, advocacy and communications coaching, Shawna is a professional communications and brand expert.  For over 15 years,  she has been a a coach, consultant, and marketing and communications director, helping organizations around the globe effectively convey their positions and deliver positive impact.

Shawna holds a Masters degree in Professional Communications from Royal Roads University, and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta. 

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Networked Experts

Law - Insurance - Municipal Planning - Public Real Estate 
With our structure we have become the top one-stop-shop on governance matters.            Our network of vetted experts, including top legal and accounting firms, are engaged with us to provide additional support as needed. This gives our clients the benefits of a quality, multi-disciplinary approach with ease and convenience.  

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