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Mike Coxon

Ontario
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Biography

Mike is an experienced consultant to community benefit organizations. He started Third Sector Consulting in 1990. He is an associate of the Barnes Management Group (BMG). Areas of consulting work include:

  • Strategic thinking and planning – trying to keep this practical, participatory and to help build the capacity of Boards and E.D.s to make strategic thinking planning part of everyday practice. Due to pandemic- recent experience facilitating 2 projects using Zoom.
  • Board building and encouraging generative governance (Board Source certified governance trainer).
  • Supporting inter organizational and cross sectoral collaboration and partnerships as intentional and disciplined strategies (trained as a Partnership Broker).
  • Encouraging person centered practices and “welcoming” cultures in human services organizations.
  • Facilitation and community engagement (anything from facilitating a forum on seniors’ issues to retreats). 30 years’ experience in working with Technologies of Participation (Institute of Cultural Affairs or ICA) and also use Liberating Structures and World Cafe methods where appropriate.

Over the past 35 years, Mike has been the Executive Director of several organizations which provided community health and social services. He retired  in July, 2017 from the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Mills Community Support Corporation

Areas of Expertise

Collective Impact, Constructive Engagement, Impact and Strategic Clarity, Leading Through Crisis

Working Language(s)

English

Other Clients

Recent Clients (2017-present) include: LiveWorkPlay (Ottawa), Manor Park Community Association (Ottawa), Alternatives Community Services (Peterborough), Canadian Association for Community Living, Gloucester Emergency Food Cupboard, Home Hospice North Lanark, Community Child Care (Kanata), Community Living Dryden-Sioux Lookout, The Hub - Community Connecters, Ottawa Carleton Life Skills, Children’s Resources on Wheels, The Table (Perth) Carleton Place Youth Center, 211 Ontario, United Way of Eastern Ontario (Lanark), Community Living West Northumberland (Cobourg), Zanderplan.

Contact Information

Website: www.thirdsectorconsulting.net