Jill Birch, Ph.D., CAE

Jill Birch

Founder & CEO, BirchGrove Inc.

Jill Birch is a leadership advisor, author and senior executive who helps organizations develop relational leaders. She was most recently CEO at Canadian Art Foundation and has also worked at Retail Council, CSAE, and the Canadian Marketing Association. Jill was also President of the OCAD University Foundation and a VP at Sheridan College.

Get Ready for 2020: The Future of Association Leadership

Wednesday, October 24
Time: 11 AM to 12 PM

70% of association change initiatives will fail because organizations don’t have the right skills or operating structures to adapt. The best in association leadership will close this gap to successfully achieve their objectives. Exploring powerful examples of real-life leadership situations and results, participants will learn effective leadership practices by working with the three P's of relational leadership to create transformation, generate room to maneuver, and spark innovation.

Learning Objectives

  • Define and explore relational leadership, a new way to enhance leadership capabilities and develop 21st century leaders
  • Learn what is holding leaders back in their own leadership development and how to overcome it
  • Examine and apply the 5 principles, processes and practices of relational leadership to make faster, more informed decisions, nurture culture and spark innovation


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