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- March 2021

This newsletter provides a summary of our ACMP Vancouver Chapter's upcoming events, program updates and learning opportunity offers. 

Visit our website to read more on local events, blog articles and job postings.
Event: Conversations with Change Practitioners
Topic: Stretch & Fold
Date & Time: March 5, 2021; 8am - 9am (Join at 7:45am for informal networking)
Facilitators: Lisa Kempton 
Overview: One of the silver linings of the COVID restrictions has been the improvement and increase in the number of virtual engagement and learning opportunities. In this month’s conversation we would love to hear what type of webinars, workshops, conferences you have attended.  What have you learned?  What concepts did you find challenging?  What was same and different?

Registration:  Members should have received an email from ACMP Greater Vancouver with event and registration details.
Event: Creating Transformative Spaces Online
Topic: Creating Transformative Spaces Online
Date & Time: April 13, 2021; 7:30 – 9:00AM PDT
Facilitator and OverviewGwen Stirling Wilkie, an experienced change leader, organization development consultant, and author of ‘From Physical Place to Virtual Space – How to design and host transformative spaces online’, is offering a 90-minute virtual workshop session. She will introduce the outline of her book and share some of the differences that make a difference in doing change management and transformation consulting work in virtual spaces.

View details and register via Eventbrite here
Blog Post: Reflections on Appreciative Inquiry 
In our January ACMP conversation with change practitioners (held on the first Friday of every month), Becky Querido was invited to host a dialogue on Appreciative Inquiry (AI). Click here to read a summary of what we discussed and more about Appreciative Inquiry.
Connect with Becky on LinkedIn
 “What would happen to our change practices if we began all our work with the positive presumption that organizations, as centers of human relatedness, are alive with infinite constructive capacity?”
― David L. Cooperrider, Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution in Change
Call for Volunteers
Are you looking for an opportunity to give back to the change management community? We now have 2 volunteer opportunities to join our chapter:  
  • Job Posting Manager
  • Membership Committee Volunteer
Visit our Volunteer webpage to read more about these opportunities on our website including responsibilities, benefits and time commitment.
E-mail us at to apply!
Updates on Our Website 
Have you checked out our refreshed website at We now have more categories under the Professional Development menu and more featured Blog posts.
Our Blog features posts from event presenters, board members, and other Chapter members who are interested in sharing their views and knowledge on current topics. We will also profile change teams and individuals and the types of projects and/or organizations they are supporting. 
Let us know if you are interested in submitting a post by emailing us at ACMP Greater Vancouver Chapter
Update: CCMP™ 
Are you considering getting your CCMP?  The ACMP Greater Vancouver Chapter will be sending an email to all our members to gather names of individuals who are interested in connecting with others interested in getting their CCMP and looking for local support.

We will also be contacting members who currently have their CCMP to discuss opportunities to connect and support each other in maintaining their PDUs (professional development units).
New Job Opportunity
Island Health is seeking a Director, Financial Planning & Client Support. This role provides strategic and operations decision support to the Senior Leadership for the designated areas of responsibility across the organization.

If you are interested, visit here for more information or contact Carol Robinson at 
Offer: 2021 Prosci Certification Program
The ACMP Greater Vancouver Chapter and Prosci Canada are pleased to provide a special offer to Vancouver Chapter members to obtain Prosci Change Management certification at a 10% discount.

Attending the 3-day program from April 30-May 2, 2021 you can earn Prosci’s Industry Leading Change Management Certification through an interactive virtual program. 

Registration link:
Offer: Change Management Boot Camp
ChangeFit 360is offering our Chapter Members an exclusive 25% off for their Change Management Boot camp. This Boot camp provides 22.5 credits for the full CCMP™ educational requirement.
About this Boot Camp: uses a case study and the ACMP’s Standard for Change Management© as a foundation to help you learn and demonstrate how to action organizational change for business results. 

Go to the article here to find more details including our exclusive price, course logistics, how to register, and additional benefits.
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