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Dr. Rebecca Sutherns

Founder and Principal, Sage Solutions

Dr. Rebecca Sutherns ( is an insightful and high energy collaborative strategist and world class facilitator who has served as a trusted advisor to hundreds of mission-driven organizations in Canada and internationally. Rebecca brings intellect, enthusiasm and more than 20 years of varied experience in strategy development and collaborative leadership when speaking, writing and mentoring. She is a skilled communicator, with a particular gift for helping leaders make wiser decisions faster. As the founder of Sage Solutions (, a Guelph-based consulting firm, Rebecca has facilitated customized strategic processes for community benefit organizations for more than 20 years. She provides strategic coaching and planning services, with an emphasis on professional facilitation, stakeholder engagement, governance and evidence-based decision-making. Rebecca is the author of the forthcoming book, “Nimble: Off Script but Still On Track. A coaching guide for responsive facilitation.”