The Leadership Series provides students with practical tips that will benefit them in their future, as well as contacts within a range of industry professionals including artistic directors, entrepreneurs, policy advisors, and more.

The series happens once a month, every third Thursday, and focuses on connecting the CapU community to leaders who will share about their experiences, speak about the obstacles they have faced, and offer advice and inspiration to help students become more successful in their endeavours.

The Leadership Series is a CCR-recognized event that:

  • Provides students with contacts within diverse industries;
  • Helps student develop and strengthen their leadership skills;
  • Inspires leaders within the CapU community; and
  • Creates a safe space for like-minded individuals to discuss and learn.

Meet our Presenters

October 15, 7 – 8 p.m.
Paul Dangerfield

Paul has a plethora of experience in leadership positions, not only through being the President at Capilano University, but also through his time in the Canadian Forces, the New York Institute of Technology and the United Way of the Lower Mainland.
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November 19, 7 – 8 p.m.
Norm Leech

Norm has been the Executive Director for the Vancouver Aboriginal Community Policing Centre (VACPC) since May 2016. He is trained in facilitation with the Canadian Human Rights Foundation (now Equitas) and with St'at'imc Restorative Justice in Lillooet.

Norm was the Facilitation Specialist with the National Centre for First Nations Governance and worked with communities across Canada to develop Indigenous governance models and constitutions.

For the VACPC, Norm facilitates the cultural sessions for Police Academy and Sheriffs Academy at the Justice Institute. He has been teaching Indigenous Tools For Living (ITFL) across Canada and online. ITFL is based upon Indigenous Focusing Oriented Therapy.
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January 21, 2021, 7 – 8 p.m.
Richard Wolfe

Richard is a specialist in contemporary theatre and performance. Richard has received seven Jessie nominations for Outstanding Director, winning two, and one nomination for Significant Artistic Achievement, and has received the John Moffat and Larry Lillo Award and the Ray Michel Award for Outstanding Work by an Emerging Director.

In all, shows he's directed have received over sixty Jessie nominations for excellence in Vancouver's professional theatre. Richard is the president of the Literary Managers of Dramaturgs of the Americas, and a co-founder of Theatre Conspiracy. Richard earned his MFA at the University of British Columbia.
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