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Mark Friesen

Mark has a Master of Urban Studies degree from Simon Fraser University where he focused on governance and decision-making at the municipal scale. Currently the consulting manager at Vantage Point, Mark works with nonprofit organizations and public agencies in the design and implementation of stakeholder consultation projects, strategic planning engagements, organizational capacity assessments, and effective governance structures.

Mark has a keen interest in inclusive community development, and facilitates complex public deliberation and consultation projects. He has a deep understanding and passion for democratic decision-making, and has provided support to organizations in diverse sectors such as health, sport, social and cultural services.