CGV Board

Patrick Williams, Ed.D., MCC is the Founder and President of The Institute for Life Coach Training. Also a worldwide speaker and trainer, co-author of four books, and contributor to numerous publications; Pat is the recipient of Global Visionary Fellowship from the Foundation of Coaching for his Coaching the Global Village project. [more]
Rachel Lane Rachel Lane has been an active CGV member since the beginning; her most recent endeavor to spread the word about CGV’s purpose has been in conjunction with the Hartmann Dada’s project, whose mission is to supply schools and libraries with books and empower women in Masai villages in central and northern Kenya. [more]
Fred Meinke is the Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Coaching Services International. He holds a BA from Wesleyan University and an MBA from Columbia University. After more than thirty years on Wall Street as a financial analyst and portfolio manager, Fred retired from the investment business and began a new career as an executive coach. [more]
Julia Eziashi, is an independent consultant and career coach with bases in the UK and Africa. Formally she was a Human Resources Account Manager at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group. At IFC Julia was based in Kenya and then South Africa, with responsibility for all aspects of human resource management including staffing and recruitment for IFC Sub-Sahara Africa offices. [more]
Ann Raisch received her J.D. degree from the University of Colorado; served as the Boulder County Attorney from 1978 until 1986; one of the founders and long-term board members of the Shining Mountain Waldorf School in Boulder CO; active in non-profit work and served as the Chair of the Management Committee for the Colorado Bar Association. [more]
Duanna Pang-Dokland is a Certified Coach who works with entrepreneurs and small business owners in the areas of sales & marketing and authentic leadership and team performance. She is an Affiliate Member of Harvard Medical School’s Institute of Coaching, and a member of Conversation Among Masters, an invitation-only gathering of master-level coaches from around the world. [more]
Claire Chadwick Claire Chadwick MA, PPCC is an independent consultant in international development and a life and business coach based in Montreal. She has spent much of her career designing and managing education, research and capacity building project in many parts of the developing world, more recently helping develop partnerships and collaborative, sustainable project designs. [more]
Marie-Claude Lapalme, MBA, ACC, Potentiologist™ is an accredited coach and organizational development practitioner. Marie-Claude CPCC from The Coaches Training Institute and is a Certified Coach by Results Coaching Systems. She also holds the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential from the ICF, and a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University and an MBA from UCLA. [more]
José Alejandro FloresJosé Alejandro Flores is the President of DeFlores, LLC International and the Founder of the eco-friendly VOS® brand.He is an entrepreneur by nature; with multinational corporate experience and an International MBA. He is a dual-citizen of the U.S. and Guatemala and is currently fluent in English, Spanish, comprehends Portuguese and is developing Italian language skills. [more]
Sue McMahon, CPCC, PCC is a Professional Certified Coach and founder of a full-time coaching practice; Living from the Heart LLC based in Toledo, Ohio. Sue was trained and certified as a Co-Active Life Coach (CPCC) by The Coaches Training Institute. She also holds the credential of Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the ICF. [more]
Yael Blum is the founder of INtwoIT Executive Coaching & Consulting, a private executive coaching and consulting practice INtwoIT Executive Coaching & Consulting Yael received a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University, and Certifications from Haines Center for Strategic Management in San Diego, California. [more]
Sophie Forbes is an economic development and capacity building expert with 16 years of international and US experience working in conflict, post-conflict and transitional economies.Ms. Forbes holds a Master of Science in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University. She is also a documentary photographer who focuses on social justice and women’s issues. [more]
Susan Strauss, MSW, ACC is the founder and Executive Director of One to One Women Coaching Women, a non-profit that provides pro-bono life coaching to low-income women in North America. She is a graduate of the Institute of Life Coach Training with an MSW from the University of Georgia School of Social Work. [more]