Organizational Change Consultant

• Organizational Development, Planning and Change

• Education and Training

• Community Development and Advocacy

• Mediation and Facilitation

• Research and Writing

Contact: tinalopes@sympatico.ca

Tina Lopes has recently co-authored Dancing on Live Embers: Challenging Racism in Organizations, published by Between the Lines Publishers, January 2006.

Tina Lopes is an organizational development consultant, facilitator and mediator, skilled in promoting organizational change processes. Since 1990, she has maintained a broad practice, collaborating with people who want to change the systems, structures, policies and cultures of their organizations. Working with government departments, community agencies, human service organizations, unioins and agencies serving women, Tina develops processes for organizational change, conflict mediation and human rights. She also facilitates strategic planning, team building and board development sessions for salaried and volunteer groups. Tina specializes in conducting systems reviews and creating change processes that are customized to the needs of the organization.

Tina has also served as an Organizational Development and Training Consultant with the City of Toronto, facilitating team and leadership development, as well as providing programs to improve performance. As an Access and Equity Consultant with the former Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto, Tina has worked with various departments and divisions to develop and implement workplace equity and human rights policies.

Tina Lopes' clients include the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, various community health centres, the Federal Department of Canadian Heritage, the Toronto Community Housing Corporation, women's shelters, OPSEU, City of Toronto's Children's Services Department, and a variety of social service and community organizations.