BREAKTHROUGHS IN LEADERSHIP & CULTURE TRANSFORMATION
BREAKTHROUGHS IN LEADERSHIP & CULTURE TRANSFORMATION
In this Roundtable, you will hear from visionary police chiefs and leaders who are out in front facing these challenges head on.
In a climate of increased social pressures and awareness about diversity, inclusion, and officer wellness, our panelists from York Regional Police proactively up-leveled their culture transformation into a model that other police services are now adapting for their own success. Some of their achievements include:
You will hear first hand what is working and not, what best practices are essential, and what strategies are producing the most positive results. They’ll discuss their successes, their struggles and their key learnings.
While every police agency is different, all face similar challenges. This Roundtable is guaranteed to provide you insight and direction about how you can lead change successfully in your department to maximize your service to your community.
Chief MacSween is responsible for 2,300 employees, an operating and capital budget of $390 million and community safety for 1.2 million citizens.
He has previously served in the #2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, the Hold-Up Unit and the Community Services Bureau. Chief MacSween was promoted to the rank of Inspector in 2013 and was assigned to the Duty Inspector Bureau in the Town of Aurora. He also served as an Inspector in the Training and Education Bureau. In 2016, he was promoted to the rank of Superintendent and served as the officer in charge of #2 and #4 District respectively. He served as Superintendent of Operational Command, which includes the 9-1-1 Communications Centre and the Real Time Operations Centre. He was promoted to Deputy Chief on May 15, 2019 and assigned to the Support Branch before assuming the role of Chief on May 1, 2020.
Chief MacSween holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts Degree in Justice Studies from the University of Guelph and a diploma in Police Foundations Leadership from the Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. His professional leadership training includes the Police Leadership Program at the Rotman School of Management and the Executive Strategic Management program at the Senior Management Institute for Police in Boston, Massachusetts.
He is a recipient of the Governor General’s Exemplary Service 20-year medal and completed his 30th year of policing in October of 2019.
Chief MacSween is proud of the partnerships York Regional Police share with both policing and non-police agencies and the strong relationships that have been developed with the diverse communities in York Region.
Al Almeida is Superintendent, at York Regional Police and is the Executive officer to the Chief.
Al has more than 33 years of policing experience working in operational roles including Drugs and Vice, Homicide, and Intelligence. Al has led change initiatives at YRP including the implementation of the Intelligence Hub and he recently co-led an organizational cultural transformation called Breakthrough.
Al holds a Master of Arts Degree in Leadership from the University of Guelph, a certificate in Police Leadership from the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto and a Diploma in Law Enforcement from Seneca College.
Kate was called to the bar in 2003, and has practiced law in both the private and public sectors. After ten years as a Crown Attorney in Toronto, she joined YRP full-time in 2014.
Kate provides legal advice and training on a wide variety of issues in policing and the criminal justice system to police services across Ontario. She is currently designing a career-spanning personal and professional development program for police officers with an emphasis on conscious awareness, professionalism and wellness in leadership.
In 2019 she was assigned to the role of Change Process Leader in YRP’s organizational culture transformation. Kate is also a trauma-informed yoga instructor.
Dr. Dean Anderson is an international thought leader, speaker, bestselling author, and strategic advisor to the C-Suite.
For 40 years, Dr. Anderson has been guiding transformational leaders of Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies and global non-profit organizations to integrate the inner work of personal transformation and mindfulness with advanced methodologies that guides leaders in HOW to design and implement transformational change successfully.
Dean is passionate about co-creation — the high-performance way of Being, working and relating that brings people of diverse perspectives together to solve complex challenges and produce breakthrough results for all.
This is a powerful – often life and career changing – executive, leadership and team development process. It catalyzes breakthrough in the mindsets, behavior and performance of leaders, and develops deep trust, collaboration and alignment in teams.
This program teaches the foundation for vertical development and self, relationship and team mastery.
Jan & Mar 2023
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