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Rose Mercier, GSP

The Governance Coach
Senior Consultant
Rose received advanced training at the Policy Governance® Academy™. She regularly participates in professional development regarding the Policy Governance model. She was a member of the Board of Directors of Govern for Impact (formerly the International Policy Governance Association) for six years, serving as the Board Chair for three of those years. For the past four years, Rose has been the program director for the Policy Governance Proficiency (PGP) program. She was awarded Govern for Impact’s Caroline Oliver Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019. Rose is a registered Governance Systems Professional (GSP).

Rose has twenty‐five years’ experience in organizational transition and leadership development, and twenty‐plus years in senior management and leadership positions. Her consulting work focuses on facilitating organizational transition through effective owner‐accountable governance, strategic and business planning, and innovative problem‐solving. In the past fourteen years, Rose’s consulting services have focused on supporting boards with the effective implementation of Policy Governance®.

Clients value Rose’s commitment to understanding their needs and creating unique and informed approaches that fit their organization or group. She is a skilled and insightful facilitator, who finds ways to include everyone in the process and helps groups of all sizes develop the consensus necessary to successfully proceed with change. Rose has a noteworthy talent for making the complex, simple, and creating new ways to see a situation.

She has built a reputation for unlocking organizational puzzles and implementing solutions that last. This success has translated into a high rate of long‐term and repeat client business. Prior to consulting, Rose served in CEO and senior staff roles with national non‐profit organizations. She holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration.