Our Team

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James Wood, MA, CED Community Engagement Director

James is a Community Engagement specialist and a gifted partnership-builder with 15 years of international and multi-cultural experience with governments, charities, and community groups. He leads strength-based, holistic action planning processes to support common-ground solutions to local, regional, and global challenges. He holds an Interdisciplinary Master's Degree in Sustainability and Public Policy and a Bachelor's Degree in Social Anthropology and Community Economic Development (CED) from Simon Fraser University. James believes that collaboration and co-mentorship are powerful keys to creating healthy local & global cultures. James facilitates Healthy Masculine circles for all genders. www.JamesWood.ca


Madelanne Rust-D'Eye, MA, RSME/T Facilitation Director


Madelanne is a skilled facilitator, experiential educator, and body-based psychotherapist. She delights in creating body-informed programming to support safety, connection, creativity, and self-awareness in group cultures. She has a Master’s degree in Somatic Counselling Psychology from Naropa University (Colorado, USA), with specializations in Dance/Movement Therapy and Body Psychotherapy. She believes passionately in the transformational potential that body- and movement-based group paradigms hold for global culture. She developed and teaches Body-Informed Leadership. www.BodyIntelligence.ca