A independent Management Consultant for 6 years, Patti Balsillie
is originally from Nova Scotia and has made the Yukon home for the past 25.
The diversity of projects
Patti has led during this time have grown her expertise in key areas such as:
Project details can be found under the PROJECTS tab.
- governance and accountability,
- tourism visitor experience development,
- training and facilitation,
- strategic and business planning,
- communications and
- government/stakeholder relations.
Holding a Bachelor of Arts in French from
Saint Mary’s University (1990), Patti is an Authorized Trainer for the Explorer Quotient marketing segmentation program
of the Canadian Tourism Commission (EQAT) and in 2006, was national Valedictorian achieving her certification as an Association
Executive professional (CAE).
has managed and led Yukon non-profit trade organizations for 14 years and has been a Board member and governor for local and
national organizations including serving as Vice-Chair of the Yukon College Board of Governors (4th year) and completing a
6-year term as a Board member of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC). Patti has been a trusted and respectful
advisor to non-profits and First Nations governments since 1998.
Patti is a seasoned presenter, trainer and curriculum writer for Volunteer Yukon and other
northern non-profit organizations on subjects ranging from Being Strategic, Communications Planning, Effective Meetings, Partnerships
and Business Planning.