Our Team

We’re proud of our team, and we’re always looking for other folks who are passionate about building equity-informed non-profits in our communities. 

To get in touch with a member of our team, just email info@ivydeanconsulting.ca and we’ll make sure it gets to the right person.

Portrait of Jacq Brasseur, a non-binary white person with long blonde hair and dark rimmed glasses. They are looking out of frame, to the left, with a small smile on their lips.

Languages: English & Français

JACQ BRASSEUR

CEO & Principal Consultant

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An experienced non-profit leader and organizer, Jacq is the CEO & Principal Consultant at i+d.

Jacq is a registered social worker with the Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers, and has a Masters of Education with a focus on community-based curriculum from the University of Regina.

Jacq is a consultant and community organizer with a passion for building more inclusive workplaces, community spaces, and societies that prioritize marginalized voices and perspectives.

With over a decade of experience in non-profit governance and leadership in diverse environments, Jacq is interested in supporting projects that aim to challenge the ways that things have always been done.

JULIAN WOTHERSPOON

Outreach & Evaluation Consultant

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Julian Wotherspoon is an experienced organizer, program coordinator, and researcher with a passion for creative community engagement and knowledge mobilization.

She is determined to reimagine a non-profit sector where all community members are recognized as knowledge holders and program success is determined by those whose lives are most affected by program activities. Her experience spans the health and human service sector from reproductive health advocacy to mental health service implementation to early childhood intervention monitoring, and multidisciplinary collaboration management.

Julian wants to help your team move beyond basic post-event surveys and access the full benefit of a robust and collaborative evaluation plan.

Portrait of Jacq Brasseur, a non-binary white person with long blonde hair and dark rimmed glasses. They are looking out of frame, to the left, with a small smile on their lips.

Language: English

Portrait of Jacq Brasseur, a non-binary white person with long blonde hair and dark rimmed glasses. They are looking out of frame, to the left, with a small smile on their lips.

Language: English

JULIAN WOTHERSPOON

Outreach & Evaluation Consultant

she/her

Julian Wotherspoon is an experienced organizer, program coordinator, and researcher with a passion for creative community engagement and knowledge mobilization.

She is determined to reimagine a non-profit sector where all community members are recognized as knowledge holders and program success is determined by those whose lives are most affected by program activities. Her experience spans the health and human service sector from reproductive health advocacy to mental health service implementation to early childhood intervention monitoring, and multidisciplinary collaboration management.

Julian wants to help your team move beyond basic post-event surveys and access the full benefit of a robust and collaborative evaluation plan.

Portrait of Jacq Brasseur, a non-binary white person with long blonde hair and dark rimmed glasses. They are looking out of frame, to the left, with a small smile on their lips.

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Language:
English & Français

ZACKARY DERRICK

Governance & Administration Consultant

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With over half a decade of community organizing experience in grassroots and non-profit sectors, Zackary is well-equipped to answer your governance and administration needs. From policy review, and minute-taking to post-AGM debriefing, they are excited about finding a process that works for your team. 

Zackary is also passionate about making governance accessible and loves finding comprehensive solutions and ensuring that all administration processes are meeting the needs of different learning styles and neurodivergencies.  

In their spare time, Zackary is working towards a Master of Public Health with a specialization in Social Policy at the University of Victoria. They hold a BA in First Peoples Studies from Concordia University in so-called ‘Montreal’, traditional uncedded Kanienʼkehá꞉ka territory. 

When Zackary isn’t brainstorming innovative solutions for community organizations or learning more about health policy, they enjoy watching documentaries about dinosaurs and sitting down for a board game with friends.

EMILY LINTS

Youth Engagement Consultant

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As a youth leader in the non-profit sector, Emily Lints is able to provide first person advice and experience to youth engagement work.

She understands the important role that youth play in all aspects of an organization. From the typical social media role to influencing governance and policy, youth have the skills and interest to become great leaders and challenge the status quo.

Emily has experience in many areas of non-profit operations such as communication, social media, fund development, and governance as she has founded her own organization alongside her educational experiences at the University of Regina.

When not continuously thinking of the next project, you can usually find Emily curled up in a blanket with a coffee and a good book.

Portrait of Jacq Brasseur, a non-binary white person with long blonde hair and dark rimmed glasses. They are looking out of frame, to the left, with a small smile on their lips.

Language: English

Portrait of Jacq Brasseur, a non-binary white person with long blonde hair and dark rimmed glasses. They are looking out of frame, to the left, with a small smile on their lips.

Language: English

EMILY LINTS

Youth Engagement Consultant

she/her

As a youth leader in the non-profit sector, Emily Lints is able to provide first person advice and experience to youth engagement work.

She understands the important role that youth play in all aspects of an organization. From the typical social media role to influencing governance and policy, youth have the skills and interest to become great leaders and challenge the status quo.

Emily has experience in many areas of non-profit operations such as communication, social media, fund development, and governance as she has founded her own organization alongside her educational experiences at the University of Regina.

When not continuously thinking of the next project, you can usually find Emily curled up in a blanket with a coffee and a good book.

Portrait of Jacq Brasseur, a non-binary white person with long blonde hair and dark rimmed glasses. They are looking out of frame, to the left, with a small smile on their lips.

Language: English

KĒR

Lead Anti-Oppression, Social Justice & Grassroots Organizing Consultant

kēr prides and considers herself blest to be able to call Treaty 4 Territory home. With a history in community building, development and organising, she can be found working on matters – gender, race, sexuality and social justice. She’s passionate about mental wellness and is an ardent proponent of healing and self-loving. HIV/AIDS has been a lifelong work of hers.

An experienced community organizer, kēr brings immense value to client projects with her leadership and extensive knowledge around anti-oppression that is rooted in grassroots organizing.

NOVA LATHAM

Administrative Coordinator & Tech Consultant

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Our in-house tech wiz, Nova supports the team by providing administrative and technical support.

Nova is an administrative coordinator, tech consultant, and website designer with a passion for making technology more accessible to individuals without an IT background.

Whether it’s live technical support for large meetings, website design, easy to understand documentation and training for new tools (or old tools not being used to their full potential) Nova is dedicated to ensuring the behind the scenes technical issues are minimized or eliminated so that projects can focus on what’s really important: the people.

Portrait of Jacq Brasseur, a non-binary white person with long blonde hair and dark rimmed glasses. They are looking out of frame, to the left, with a small smile on their lips.

Language: English

Portrait of Jacq Brasseur, a non-binary white person with long blonde hair and dark rimmed glasses. They are looking out of frame, to the left, with a small smile on their lips.

Language: English

NOVA LATHAM

Administrative Coordinator & Tech Consultant

she/her

Our in-house tech wiz, Nova supports the team by providing administrative and technical support.

Nova is an administrative coordinator, tech consultant, and website designer with a passion for making technology more accessible to individuals without an IT background.

Whether it’s live technical support for large meetings, website design, easy to understand documentation and training for new tools (or old tools not being used to their full potential) Nova is dedicated to ensuring the behind the scenes technical issues are minimized or eliminated so that projects can focus on what’s really important: the people.

Portrait of Jacq Brasseur, a non-binary white person with long blonde hair and dark rimmed glasses. They are looking out of frame, to the left, with a small smile on their lips.

Languages: English, Cantonese

PRETTY NGO

Junior Consultant – Summer Intern

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Pretty Ngo is a Chinese-Vietnamese second generation immigrant who lives in Somba K’e, Denendeh (Yellowknife, NT). Growing up in the North, Pretty strives to advocate for disadvantaged & marginalized folk. She believes her work in the community as a young person can and will make a difference. Fun Fact: Pretty has 15 piercings & can speak both English & Cantonese!

Pretty is excited to be learning about workshop and training development and effective board leadership this summer. They’re looking for client projects that allow them to flex their interest and passion for social and climate justice.

Want to join us?

We often get more requests than we can handle to work with non-profits in Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories. If you have non-profit related skills and expertise that you want to share, and our values and vision resonate with you, connect with us to inquire about joining our team.

What we’re looking for

  • Passionate about equity and social justice
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Extensive experience in the non-profit sector
  • Loves their community

Regina, SK & Yellowknife, NT

With our team splitting their time between Regina & Yellowknife, we focus on underserved communities. You won’t catch us searching for clients in urban, metropolitan parts of the country. We’re proud to have roots in Prairie & Northern Canada.

Get In Touch

Feel free to reach out to us here, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.