Interim President – Grace McKeown – Term 2024

ACMP Board - Grace McKeown

Practicing change management for over 20 years, with a focus in healthcare for much of that time. Since 2018, working as an independent management consultant, volunteering Change Management expertise as a Knowledge Philanthropist with Vantage Point, a non-profit organization, and an instructor and tutor with UBC Sauder CM certificate program. Previous member of the ACMP Chapter Board as Treasurer and President.

Vice President – Deirdre Brown – Term 2020 to 2024

ACMP board - Deirdre Brown

Deirdre has been an active member of the ACMP Greater Vancouver Chapter since 2014 and is a current member of the Advanced Practitioner Engagement Committee. Deirdre has supported a number of Chapter initiatives including advising on the development of the UBC Change Management program last year and is eager to continue supporting the priorities and goals of the Chapter and the members in the coming year. Deirdre is a Prosci certificate change practitioner with 9+ years’ experience.

Secretary – Julie Makranyi – Term 2024 to 2025

Over 12 years’ experience in change management, primarily with Healthcare initiatives and facility and redevelopment projects. PMP, CCMP™ and Prosci certified who is looking forward to becoming more actively involved in the change management community, contributing my extensive leadership experience and passion for coaching and mentoring others

Director – John Boylan– Term 2021 to 2024

ACMP board - John Boylan

John’s journey into change management started in 2016 in the post-secondary environment, where he has worked for the past 25 years. Currently, he is the Manager of Change Management for a provincial Crown corporation. John is both Prosci (2019) and CCMP certified (2021). He holds a Master’s of Educational Leadership & Student Affairs, a BC Provincial Instructor’s Diploma, and a LEAN Change Agent certificate. John is currently pursuing his Certificate in Organizational Coaching (COC) from UBC Extended Learning. John has been an active ACMP board member since 2021 in the role of Director, Memberships as well as facilitating the Vancouver Chapter CCMP study groups. He also sat on the ACMP Global Digital Learning & Collaborations Committee for two consecutive years.

John’s passion is building relationships, coaching, mentoring, and empowering others to grow in their own personal and/or professional journey. He is grateful for the learning ACMP has provided him and now wishes to give back and serve the change management community that he so values.

Director – Lindsay MacDonald – Term 2020 to 2024

Lindsay has been working in the field of change management for over 20 years, mainly in the public sector. She has experience as both an internal and external consultant, working on large scale change initiatives in both a change management and project management capacity.

Lindsay is keen to help others learn about change management and enjoys supporting leaders further develop their capability to lead their teams in times of change. Lindsay enjoys volunteering for ACMP Vancouver as the Chapter has a strong focus on professional learning, growth and development.
Lindsay has been Prosci certified since 2011 and also holds a CCMP designation.

Director – Becky Querido – Term 2022 to 2024

Becky is founder, consultant and coach at Querida Collective, a grassroots people development company that works with leaders at all levels to activate their agency, disrupt the status quo, and renovate their workplaces. She has been a practitioner of change management since 2008 and dedicated to full-time roles in the profession since 2015. She values connection, clarity, sustainability, and challenge and expresses these values through a dedicated practice of nurturing learning in others, facilitating transformation, and creating sustainable change solutions. She is passionate about building partnerships and strengthening connections to improve the opportunities available to ACMP members. She has been a PMP since 2015 and is keen to strengthen the relationships between project managers and change practitioners. Becky stays involved in both the PMI and ACMP local chapters by participating in their mentorship programs and contributing to workshops and learning opportunities. Using her experience in leadership development, she is keen to enhance the learning opportunities available to ACMP members.

Director – Marianne Boyles – Term 2024 to 2025

With over 18 years of change experience, Marianne has been an active member of the Chapter for the last few years, participating in the Advanced Practitioner Series in addition to being a presenter and attendee at regional ACMP conferences.

Past President – Felicia Granger – Term 2021 to 2023

ACMP board - Felicia Granger

Felicia currently leads the People Experience portfolio, including change management advisory, onboarding, and recognition teams in People + Culture at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH). Her team supports building change capabilities and providing change advisory and support to large scale initiatives contributing to the transformation of health care delivery for exceptional care and making a great workplace.

Felicia’s change management experience spans from business transformation, ECM strategy, technology programs, culture projects with teams to strategic HR program redesign. Felicia is Prosci certified, and holds an MBA in Strategic management and consulting from Sauder School of Business at UBC and a BBA from Simon Fraser University. Prior to joining VCH, she worked for Kodak and Creo.

Felicia’s passion is mentoring and developing talent, and she dedicates time to improve practices of change management through hosting workshops, 1:1 consultations, and contributing to communities of practice.