Board of Directors
Kevin Tomkins, MA, CEC
Programming & Engagement Director
As a lifelong student of leadership, Kevin’s passion for coaching and leadership development was cultivated during his 20 years in the competitive financial services industry. His professional experience includes responsibilities in human resources, sales, leadership, strategy, project management, process improvement, coaching, team development, facilitation and cross-functional collaboration.
Kevin’s personal learning journey has resulted in a Diploma of Associate in Business Administration, Lean Green Belt Certification, a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching, certification in the emotional intelligence assessments of EQ-i 2.0 & EQ 360, and a Master of Arts in Leadership from Royal Roads University. Utilizing practical application of theoretical concepts, Kevin has advised senior executives and led organizational strategic priorities as a project owner.
Recognized for having a positive attitude and balancing professionalism with a sense of humour, Kevin provides individuals with a safe space to explore the challenges and opportunities within their lives. By curiously testing assumptions in a positive way, he encourages individuals to self-discover new possibilities, establish achievable goals, determine a course of action, and empower themselves to achieve more than they previously thought possible.
As part of a healthy balance to a busy professional life, Kevin values his family time spent with his wife, two daughters and son, particularly when they get to travel and explore new destinations.
Greg Hadubiak MHSA, FACHE (R), CEC, PCC
Greg is President and co-founder of BreakPoint Solutions. He brings a passionate commitment to helping leaders and organizations realize their strengths and enables them to achieve their potential through the application of his leadership experience and coaching skills. He has extensive experience as a senior leader that has been supplemented by a successful record as a coach and consultant since 2012. He has many years’ experience in a full range of leadership development and coaching services.
Greg is certified in several assessment tools including EQi 2.0, EQ 360, Total Strengths Deployment Inventory, a range of Psychometric Canada tools and LEADS 360.
Greg prides himself on the quality of his work and attention to detail that goes into all aspects of his consulting, coaching, and client relationships. He offers expertise only in those areas where he has proven competence and does not seek or accept work where he does not have the required resources or capabilities. Greg is implementation and results oriented. He believes that the degree of repeat business and ongoing client relationships he enjoys is due to the quality of work delivered and the degree of client satisfaction with results accomplished.
Lisa Shepert, PCC, CPCC
Lisa is a Certified Coach, Career Consultant, mentor coach, group facilitator and business owner with over 20 years’ experience building relationships, trust and powerful learning experiences. She’s an enthusiastic collaborator and leader using humour and her outgoing personality to connect with people.
Lisa is passionate about helping people figure out what they want to do in their career. In her private practice, she specializes in career planning and transition strategies for professionals. She believes people are happier and contributing in a positive way in all areas of their life when they are doing the work they are meant to be doing and feels privileged to be part of the process of helping them find it.
Lisa graduated from The Coaches Training Institute in 2001 and is certified in the following: CTI’s Co-Active model, Royal Roads Excelerator model, Crucial Conversations, Strengths Deployment Inventory and is accredited through the International Coach Federation.
This is her third year as Secretary and is excited to contribute and engage the coaching community in growing and supporting the coaching profession.
Sarah is Founder of SaLT Catalyst Consulting, a coaching and consulting firm dedicated to leadership, governance and organizational design for effective, collaborative workplaces. Sarah is a certified coach, experienced consultant and seasoned facilitator. Sarah has over 14 years of professional experience running organizations: planning, accountability and governance for implementation. An intuitive, strategic thinker, Sarah brings sharp insight to constructively support and challenge critical thinking in others. Her talent to naturally distill vision and empower people towards it helps strengthen relationships, organizational reputation, culture and credibility.
Sarah is coach certified through Erickson International and credentialed through the International Coaching Federation. She holds a BSc in neuroscience from the University of Lethbridge; an MSc in biomedical engineering from the University of Alberta; an MBA from Queen's University; and certificates in Organizational Design and Designing Collaborative Workplaces from Queen’s University. Sarah is certified to administer and debrief several development assessments and training modules: Total SDI®, MBTI®, and Coaching Out of the Box®
Along with her role as ICF EC treasurer, Sarah volunteers as a tutor with Edmonton Project Adult Literacy (PALS) and as a member of the Admissions Committee for the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. She serves as a public member on two regulatory boards – Alberta Society of Professional Biologists and Alberta Human Ecology & Home Economics Association. Sarah is excited to serve her fellow coaches for a second year with an energetic and committed board team. Sarah loves to travel, is an outdoor enthusiast and an amateur artist.
Heidi Hadubiuk, BN, MBA, CEC, ACC
Director of Membership
As an executive coach, Heidi brings her passion for the development of others and a commitment to helping leaders and organizations realize their strengths, enabling them to achieve their potential through the application of her leadership experience and coaching skills.
Heidi’s understanding of the real-world issues today’s leaders face is an asset to her work with her clients. Her experience in business development and her executive-level MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree, from the University of Alberta, School of Business, positions her to skillfully support those she works with to navigate these challenges and assist them in reaching successful outcomes.
Heidi completed a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching (CEC) from Royal Roads University and is certified in Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®.
As this year's Director of Membership for the Edmonton Chapter of the International Coaching Federation, she is looking forward to building our membership base and working with our 2019 board to continue to bring great value and a sense of community to our members.
Director of Public Relations
Kathleen Cameron works with clients to create real change by integrating emotional intelligence, leadership, and personal development. Prior to launching her coaching practice, Kathleen spent a decade in corporate communications and public relations where she gained invaluable insight into the complexity of teams and interpersonal communication. She is passionate about bringing the knowledge and tools she’s gained to support healthier, happier and more engaged individuals and teams in the workplace.
Kathleen’s easy-going nature allows her to collaborate with clients in a positive, energetic and dynamic way. Through this work, her clients report gaining self-confidence, building stronger relationships, making better decisions, communicating with greater impact and empathy, and feeling more resilient in their day to day.
An engaging and thoughtful facilitator, Kathleen is licensed to deliver a number of assessments and workshops, including DiSC, The Five Behaviours of a Cohesive Team and Productive Conflict.
Kathleen holds a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University, an ACC accreditation with the International Coach Federation, a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Lethbridge, and a Diploma in Public Relations from MacEwan University.
Kathleen is thrilled to give back to the community of coaches in the Edmonton region and help raise the profile of professional coaches in our city.
Director at Large
Lisa Jackson is a senior leader at the Government of Alberta. She combines her executive coach training from Royal Roads University with over 20 years of experience in environmental management to provide internal coaching capacity within the Ministry of Environment and Parks. Lisa has also several years of board experience with both governance and working boards.
She is an experienced facilitator, strategic planner, and she is passionate about working with teams. She has led change initiatives, built integrated teams and structures, and developed procedures and processes to achieve desired outcomes.
Lisa’s passion for coaching is geared toward working with technical experts moving into leadership positions. She is exploring both group coaching and one-on-one coaching to achieve success in this area.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, adventuring in the great outdoors, or pursuing one of her many hobbies and interests. She looks forward to serving the coaching community in Edmonton through her participation on the board and building connections with other coaches.
Director at Large
Jenifer Horvath is the founder of HeartLifted Coaching, supporting working moms who are struggling with stress and overwhelm to achieve their personal and professional goals. Jenifer’s approach is holistic because work, family, self-care, and mindset all blend to create success and satisfaction. She works primarily one-on-one with clients, but can also be found running practical workshops like “Who Am I Now That I’m a Mom” and “Taming Your Squirrels: How to Get Stuff Done and Hold Yourself Accountable.”
Jenifer also supports women to start and build their businesses at Alberta Women Entrepreneurs as a part-time business advisor. Using her 20 years of marketing and consulting experience, she delivers workshops and does one-on-one advising. Seeing her clients have “ah-ha” moments and achieve their goals, is her favourite thing about both coaching and advising.
Jenifer graduated from The Art and Science of Coaching, Erickson International in 2017 and also holds a University of Alberta, Bachelor of Commerce degree. She’s a mommy to two, step-mom to two more, a non-fiction reader, a women’s advocate, an aspiring yogi, and a hard-core latte lover.
She's excited to increase awareness of coaching in the community and support colleagues through the ICF Edmonton Chapter Board.