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If you needed to, we guess that you could label Kevan as an Executive Human Resources Leader. But his work has taken him far beyond the traditional definition of what an HR professional does.
At his core, he is a true Servant Leader. Someone who has always felt that developing amazing people is the way that you deliver amazing organizational results. He builds communities, and believes in the social responsibility of both individual and organization. His track record for creating safe, caring, autonomous and inclusive cultures has made him a sought after leader in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.
Kevan believes in social innovation. He started the We See You program, connecting youth to medical clinics in African slums by re-directing unwanted and outdated medical supplies and donated goods to clinics that supported Africa's most vulnerable. He founded the I Am Stronger social movement that counteracts cyber bullying through the use of social media platforms. And he’s been a part of programs and initiatives that have dissolved barriers and assisted people experiencing disability find meaningful work for meaningful pay. All while helping partner organizations understand their full potential as an employer, community partner and service provider for their clients and customers.
Kevan is the current member of the Board for Creative Options Regina, a member of the Canadian Association for Supported Employment and a steering committee member of the home-grown employment initiative 4 to 40, which engages local employers to consider job customization for employees with disabilities.
Kevan holds certification in Servant Leadership and Gentle Teaching, as well as certificates of Administration from the University of Regina, and Corporate Social Responsibility from the University of Toronto. Kevan is a Certified Kolbe Specialist Consultant.
Areas of expertise: Servant Leadership, Gentle Teaching, Strategy development and implementation, culture change, organizational design, diversity integration, corporate social responsibility.