EXPERTISE

I am graduate of the Halton District School Board (GDHS 1979 - Alice Armstrong) and have a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo (1983). I am certifed in Alternative Dispute Resolution and am Lean Six SIgma Black Belt Certified. I am also a Certified Professional Facilitator and have expertise in working with organizations and groups in effective decision making and strategic planning. I pride myself on my ability to actively listen to understand first and then respond.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

I teach workshops in Crucial Conversations, Difficult Conversations and Conflict Resolution. I have also led workshops in Customer Service and Decision Making.

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“ What a great advocate we have in Alice Strachan! Alice is and has been a great supporter of the Halton Hills Schools especially for us up in the north. I was born and raised in Acton, and Alice knows and understands how Acton can feel under-represented but has worked really hard to be present in the schools in both Acton and Georgetown. Alice keeps parents up to date with what is happening at the Board thru emails and social media and always makes an effort to attend School Council meetings to keep up to date with what is happening in the schools. Alice continues to be a strong representative for Halton Hills and I am grateful to have her on our side!"
 

Peggy Azimi, Acton parent

EFFECTIVE TEAM MEMBER

I have participated on numerous boards and committees both as a committee member and as Chair. I have been a volunteer with the Georgetown Soccer Club, President for last six years, Chair of the Field of Dreams Committee (resulting in Kiwanis Field), member of various school board committees and have participated on and chaired School Councils at LImehouse, Stewarttown and GDHS

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In the  years that she has served us, Alice has done a wonderful job in bringing the needs of Halton Hills to the forefront in a boardroom where in terms of numbers, we are not well represented. She makes sure that our voices are heard through Joint Council Meetings, and provides the volunteers of the community with various speakers to address the issues that we face in our schools at these meetings.  I can only imagine what she could do in the next four years, and I look forward to finding out!

 

Marnie Carney, Georgetown parent

PLANNER

I am a skilled planner with expertise in strategic planning and achieving success in organizations. I have worked with many not for profit corporations and municipalities helping them to develop strategic plans and strategies for their organizations and action plans to make sure the work gets done

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Alice Strachan is a dynamo. As she proved during her 16 years of volunteerism at elementary, middle and high school level school councils, she is a huge advocate for our kids. How wonderful that we have her as our dedicated Trustee!  

 

Alice has it all…business sense, 16 years of volunteerism on school councils, community involvement in spades and a passion for education. Thank you Alice for your stellar work as our Trustee. We are so lucky to have you!

 

Alice is a hardworking and logical decision maker as our Trustee. Add her passion for kids and her longtime involvement in the Halton school system as both a parent and 16 year school council volunteer… she’s the ideal person to make our school system the best that it can be. 

 

Lois Fraser, 

President, Fraser Direct and Mom of 5 

 

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