Disclaimer
OIFN is offering this online listing as a resource for people and families and/or loved ones, in the hopes of increasing visibility and accessibility of Independent Facilitation for people who want it. As Independent Facilitation is a non-regulated practice, and there is no universally recognized local, regional, or federal body that holds the liability or provides monitoring for independent facilitators, OIFN does not oversee, evaluate, or certify the work of independent facilitators or Independent Facilitation Organizations.
OIFN does not recommend or endorse any practitioners or entities claiming to offer Independent Facilitation, including those who are listed here. Each facilitator listed is responsible for their own practice, and OIFN cannot be held responsible for their actions. Furthermore, OIFN is not involved in any selection processes or in the negotiation of agreements between facilitators and people and families.
These Facilitator Listings are provided “as is” without any guarantees. We ask those creating listings to be truthful and ethical, but OIFN does not evaluate their statements.
Thus, if you use these website resources (and we hope you will), you also accept responsibility to make your own decisions about the quality of the facilitators listed. We encourage you to review our Things to Consider page (https://www.oifn.ca/things-to-consider/) when deciding if a facilitator is aligned with the values and beliefs and seems like a good fit for you, your family, and/or your loved ones.

Read our Safeguards to Practice page (https://www.oifn.ca/safeguards-practice/) to learn more.


OIFN encourages facilitators to include the following in their listings; however, the information made available in these listings is at the discretion of the individual.

In order to submit a listing, facilitators are asked to:

In their profiles, facilitators are asked to describe their:

  • affiliations with any organizations, groups, and/or Communities of Practice
  • mentoring and training experiences
  • commitment to reflective practice and ongoing learning
  • past work as an independent facilitator

Independent Facilitator Listings

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Megan MacDonald
Address:
N0B 2R0
Region:
City: Tavistock
Phone Number: 226-748-4302
Coverage Area: Based in Tavistock so Stratford to Kitchener/Waterloo to Woodstock. And other areas virtually.
Facilitator Bio:

I feel passionately about helping people achieve their goals. This might include trying something for the first time, learning something new, meeting new people, or striving for a milestone (such as a getting a specific job, finding a meaningful way to share a gift, or mastering a skill). I seek to help people participate and contribute in their communities, develop and enhance relationships, identify and share their gifts and practice self-determination. We all seek to find places and ways we can belong and make meaningful valued contributions.
I have experience with a variety of planning models and tools including HSA Person Centred Thinking Tools, MAPS, PATHS, Essential Lifestyle Planning, Building a New Story (A Facilitation Leadership Workshop), Personal Futures Planning, Asset Based Community Development (ABCD), Social Capital, and Social Role Valorization.
I have connections to Facile Perth and have done project work with Bridges to Belonging. I participate in several communities of practice (COP), including the OIFN CoP, the Waterloo Facilitators Network, and a new smaller group in Perth County.
I live near Tavistock Ontario and I provide planning and facilitation directly to individuals and their families. I also work with developmental service agencies to provide facilitation support to individuals and support individuals and teams with planning processes and documentation.

Megan MacDonald
Address:
N0B 2R0
Region:
City: Tavistock
Phone Number: 226-748-4302
Coverage Area: Based in Tavistock so Stratford to Kitchener/Waterloo to Woodstock. And other areas virtually.
Facilitator Bio:

I feel passionately about helping people achieve their goals. This might include trying something for the first time, learning something new, meeting new people, or striving for a milestone (such as a getting a specific job, finding a meaningful way to share a gift, or mastering a skill). I seek to help people participate and contribute in their communities, develop and enhance relationships, identify and share their gifts and practice self-determination. We all want to find places and ways we can belong and make meaningful valued contributions.

I have experience with a variety of planning models and tools including HSA Person Centred Thinking Tools, MAPS, PATHS, Essential Lifestyle Planning, Building a New Story (A Facilitation Leadership Workshop), Personal Futures Planning, Asset Based Community Development (ABCD), Social Capital, and Social Role Valorization.

I have connections to Facile Perth and have done project work with Bridges to Belonging. I participate in several communities of practice (COP), including the OIFN CoP, the Waterloo Facilitators Network, and a new smaller group in Perth County.

I live near Tavistock Ontario and I provide planning and facilitation directly to individuals and their families. I also work with developmental service agencies to provide facilitation support to individuals and support individuals and teams with planning processes and documentation.

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Address:
A1A 1A1
Region:
City: Example
Phone Number: 555-555-5555
Coverage Area: Town A and City B; County C
Facilitator Bio:

This is a sample listing. Here, facilitators will reflect on their practice and talk about their experience, training and mentoring, involvement with any groups, organizations, Communities of Practice, etc.