Our Team

Karyn Dumble, MA CPF – President & Principal Consultant

Credible, Authentic Facilitation

Karyn Dumble is an award-winning Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF), and a well-respected facilitator of public consultations and stakeholder engagement. Toronto-based, Karyn regularly works with organizations located on both coasts of Canada and farther afield.

She has focused her career on bringing people together to create strong teams and strong communities. Karyn crafts facilitation designs from the straightforward to the complex.

Karyn loves working in high-heat situations and with diverse groups.

She often works with groups who are experiencing tension related to change. Clients regularly comment on her calmness during sessions where participants present strong emotions.

She leads stakeholder/community consultations, and assists organizations to plan strategically. She also moderates symposiums, conferences and Open Spaces.

Based in Toronto, Serving the World

Over the past few years, Karyn has facilitated public consultations for Parks Canada, Ontario’s Dementia Strategy, Climate Change Plan, Poverty Reduction Strategy, and Police Carding.

She has led strategic planning processes for National Research Council Canada, the University of Toronto Mississauga, 8 80 Cities, Rogers Communications, and many others. She has also worked on municipal projects, including Durham Region’s Community Energy Plan.

Contributing to her Professional Community

Karyn is an Evaluator for the International Association of Facilitators’  Facilitation Impact Awards, was the Editor of their monthly publication, Global Flipchart from 2010 to 2014, and is a member of the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2Canada).

Ethan Jerry Mings, BMus CPF-M – Associate

A trusted associate of The Monarch Park Group Inc. and President at The Desk Consulting Group Inc., Jerry is a quality manager, Certified Professional Facilitator and Certified ToP Facilitator with experience in the health sector. He also brings to his clients a deep understanding of the development of strategic plans, performance indicators, of risk management and of quality management.

Jerry’s clients include Community Care Access Centres, hospitals and government agencies. In addition, Jerry designs public participation systems and asynchronous facilitation methods using the Internet. He is a creative problem solver with exceptional interpersonal, communication skills. Through a unique mix of facilitated planning, mediation, quality management practices and use of the Internet, he is able to bring a results oriented perspective to the dialogue of organizational performance.