I’m Michael McKenzie, MBA, CTDP

Explore and Enjoy

Welcome and thanks for visiting my site! I invite you to take a moment and look around. To learn more about my background, experience, skills and ability, contact me at info@michaelmckenzie.ca.

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I believe in the importance of Learning and Community

I believe LEARNING MATTERS. I am a Certified Training and Development Professional™ (CTDP) with over 25 years of experience in enhancing the performance of individuals and organizations. I am currently an Instructor in the Leadership Certificate at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies.
I hold a Masters of Business Administration and Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering.


I believe COMMUNITY MATTERS. I am a current Board member of the York Region Children's Aid Society and the Canadian Community of Corporate Educators. I am also a former chair of the Vaughan Public Libraries Board.

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Public Service and Community Involvement

Proven Board Expertise and Extensive Community Involvement

Board of Directors at York Region Children’s Aid Society (YRCAS), Newmarket

2018 - Present

Member of the Board of Directors responsible for overseeing the management and strategic direction of the agency. Works to keep children safe and families together. Serves as a member of the Risk Oversight Committee as well as a Director on the Board.

Board Member and Director of Technology at Canadian Community of Corporate Educators (CCCE)

2015 - Present

Responsible for recommending and maintaining the technical platforms utilized by the CCCE, providing input at Board meetings, and participating in sharing knowledge about the blend of education and technology.

Trustee/Vice-Chair/Chair at Vaughan Public Libraries Board, Vaughan

2005 - 2015

Provided leadership in setting policies and strategic direction for library services for residents and businesses in Vaughan. Served as Chair of the Board from 2011 - 2015 and as Vice-Chair from 2007 - 2010.

Facilitator at Junior Achievement of Central Ontario, Toronto

2015 - Present

Empowers Grade 7 students to make smart financial choices by providing financial literacy training through the annual delivery of the Junior Achievement's Dollars with Sense workshop.

Community Member at Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, Richmond Hill

2007 - 2010

Served as a Community Member on several Board committees including Strategic Directions, Governance, and Quality & Performance Management.

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"Believe you can and you're halfway there"

Theodore Roosevelt



To learn more about my background, experience, skills and ability, contact me at: info@michaelmckenzie.ca

Volunteer Recognition Award - Michael Mc

Michael McKenzie, recipient of 2011 City of Vaughan Volunteer Recognition Award