Thane Joyal

Thane Joyal

Communities thrive when there’s conversation

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Thane Joyal

Board & Governance Support & Development

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Areas of Expertise:

  • Development and implementation of governance systems
  • Fostering resilient and productive organizational relationships
  • Facilitating meetings and retreats
  • Coaching board leaders
  • Working through conflict and challenge
  • Supporting a healthy organizational culture


  • Assisted many cooperative and non-profit boards in adopting and implementing Policy Governance™
  • An emphasis on long-term relationships
  • A solid track record of helping boards establish a strong culture of accountability
  • Member of the Columinate Management Team

Thane facilitated one of the best retreats I have ever been to. That retreat really brought this new group together, and we will now move on to some great and necessary work for our co-op. I particularly appreciated Thane’s flexibility which allowed us to take care of things that needed to be talked about.

Alice Rubin, General Manager, Willimantic Co-op

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