The facilitation and guidance provided by The Governance Group during the review
and restructuring of our approach to governance has been invaluable. Vince Battistelli
is knowledgeable, articulate and passionate about the subject of governance. He
has taken the AIBC Council and staff through visioning, goal-setting, and policy
creation with clarity and creativity. Vince understands that change engenders anxiety
and has responded to our concerns patiently and yet with a firmness that keeps us
on track.- John Davidson, Former President, Architectural
Institute of BC
Our decision to voluntarily implement fundamental change was not an easy one.
Throughout the process, Vince was patient, respectful, focused and sensitive to
the needs of all concerned. In his roles as board planning meeting facilitator,
consultant, observer and advisor, Vince demonstrated a thorough, expert knowledge
of board governance in the not-for-profit environment.
- Mark Startup, Chief Executive, Shelfspace (formerly Retail BC)
…your presentations, skills, knowledge and way of bringing us all “to the table”
was magic. I know personally that even though I’ve served on a number of boards
and presently sit on three – this program made it so simple to focus on what we
have to deal with and how to avoid the stuff we shouldn’t be dealing with. It also
pointed out what we were doing right, what we should consider and how to improve
our governance model.- Don Dempson, Board, Society
of Organized Services, Parksville
Everyone was extremely pleased…I’ve heard nothing but positive feedback. I came
away feeling motivated, inspired and excited! You were brilliant.
- Jennifer Gunter, Executive Director, BC Community Forest Association
You did an excellent job and gave us exactly what we needed. Several of our Directors
commented that the morning was the highlight of the three days of meetings. In fact,
your suggestions/ admonitions, etc., were referred to quite often during the following
days. Such as: “Remember what Vince said yesterday? We need to...
- Bill Henderson, Independent Agriculture Foundation of BC
You ran our session in a very professional fashion…we finished on time and with
a product that our Council feels (it can take) ownership of. I would highly recommend
you to anyone who is developing a strategic plan.
- Sharon Glover, Chief Executive, Association of BC Forest Professionals