Training and Experience

Founder – Alex Ibbotson

EXPERIENCE

KOOTENAY OUTDOOR RECREATION ENTERPRISE – Business Accelerate Advisor
May 2021 – Sept 2022 (70 week contract)

NATURAL PROGRESSION COACHING – Solution Focused and Systemic Coaching | Trauma Informed | Values-based | Strategic Culture Consulting
2012 to Present

CANADA BACKCOUNTRY SERVICES – Backcountry Education | Nature Therapy | Guiding
2016 to Present

4TH CANADIAN RANGER PATROL GROUP, SMITHERS PATROL | CANADIAN ARMED FORCES – Canadian Ranger
2017 to Present

BC AMBULANCE SERVICES – EMR Paramedic
2018 to 2021

MITECH BUSINESS SYSTEMS – Business Systems Consultant
2011 to 2015

EDUCATION

ROYAL ROADS UNIVERSITY – Master of Arts in Leadership, Thesis Stream | Mar 2018 – Present

COLLEGE OF THE ROCKIES – Advanced Forestry Skills Training (600hr) | 2016

ERICKSON COLLEGE – The Art and Science of Coaching Certificate (400hr) | 2012

CAMOSUN COLLEGE – Business Administration, Marketing and Sales Diploma | June 2006

GRANT MACEWAN COLLEGE – Accounting year one | 2000

CERTIFICATES

  • Moving the Human Spirit Training Partner
  • Canadian Red Cross Training Partner
  • Avalanche Canada Training Partner
  • Avalanche Operations Level 2, Canadian Avalanche Association – Snowmobile Specific
  • Emergency Medical Responder
  • Avalanche Search and Rescue Advanced
  • MTHS Trauma Informed Coaching Certificate (Instructor)
  • Tribal Theory, First Responders Moral Injury Summit
  • Swift Water Rescue Technician
  • Wilderness Survival (Instructor)
  • BC Accredited Silviculture Surveyor
  • Patrol Leadership Course 4CRPG (Canadian Forces)

AFFILIATIONS

  • Rocky Mountain Métis Association – President
  • Métis Nation of BC – Business Advisory Committee
  • BC Métis Assembly of Natural Resources – Officer of the Hunt R4 Rocky Mountain Métis Association
  • Government of Canada – Aboriginal/Preferred Vendor

AWARDS/EVENTS

  • MNC Building Wealth for the Métis Nation, Female Entrepreneur Speaker 2020
  • NACCA Indigenous Female Entrepreneur Role Model Campaign 2020
  • RRU Values Based Leadership Scholarship 2018
  • ACAC Basketball Athletics Scholarship 2000
  • DTSS Jeremy Chambers Athletics Scholarship 2000
  • DTSS Graduated with Honours 2000