A independent Management Consultant for 7 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,
- research and evaluation,
- strategic and business planning,
- communications strategy and implementation, 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 Destination Canada (EQAT) and in 2006, was national Valedictorian achieving her certification
as an Association Executive professional (CAE).
Patti 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 (5th 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.