john howley, President and C.E.O.
Former Teaching Master at post-secondary level as part-time college faculty
For the last 13 years operated LMP Inc., a federally incorporated company dedicated to human services capacity building from the individuals and teams to the broader levels of organizational, community and state.
Designer and implementer of professional development curricula and organizational and community development strategies
Public sector policy development
Human rights and policing initiatives
Direct management of program budgets up to $80 million annually
Shared senior management responsibility for departmental operating budgets of up to $1.2 billion annually
Executed line and staff level responsibilities for up to 1,200 bargaining unit employees, 120 management staff
Branch director responsible for specialized vocational services to more than 100,000 clients per year.
Directed and managed partnerships with employers, educators and both not-for-profit and private sector service providers to establish service and access agreements on behalf of Canada's fifth largest government.
Senior negotiator with the government of Canada on refugee, immigration, employment and training matters and with ministries engaged in labour market adjustment and adult education programs.
¬∑¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ Directed contract procurement with colleges, school boards, agencies and other organizations to provide competitive employment for long-term unemployed workers, matching them to over 14,500 jobs over a 30-month period.¬
Developed automated information and case management systems for employment services, including interfaces with social assistance and unemployment insurance systems.
Regional consultant on vocational counselling strategies, methods and tools
Developed and implemented employment counselling policies, programs and services
Designed and delivered performance-based staff training initiatives
Implemented landmark technology-based vocational tools vocational tools throughout Ontario, such as CHOICES.
President & Chief Executive Officer, Labour Market Partners, Inc. 1997-Present
Consulting Director on Curriculum Design to Cardinal Point Strategies Inc. (USA)
2003 ‚€ď Present
Director, Employment and Training Services, Metropolitan Toronto Community Services Department
1991 ‚€ď 1997
Metropolitan Toronto Community Services Department:
Manager, Employment Programs
Employment Programs Co-ordinator
Supervisor, Employment Programs 1982 - 1991
Counselling Consultant, Canada Employment and Immigration Commission, Ontario Regional Office 1978 -¬ 1980
Canada Employment and Immigration Commission
Community College Counsellor
Immigration Counsellor 1974 - 1978
Human Resources Development Consultant 1980 - 1982
Teaching Master, part-time faculty, Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬
1980 - 1983
PAST Professional Affiliations and memberships
President, Association for Municipal Employment Services (AMES)
Task Force on Social Assistance Reform, Association of Municipalities of Ontario
Board of Directors, Social and Entrepreneurial Development Initiatives
Working Group on Career Counselling, Premier‚€s Council on Economic Renewal
Chair, Employment Services Committee, Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA)
Industrial Adjustment Committee on Self-Employment, Human Resources Development Canada
Economic Development Committee, City of York
Master of Education degree, University of Toronto
Master of Social Work studies (7 credits), University of Toronto
Bachelor of Arts degree, St. FrancisXavierUniversity
PUBLISHED MATERIALS- SAMPLE
Theory and Principles of Vocational Evaluation, Council Publications
Counselling With CHOICES, Canada Systems Group
SuPerformance: Training for Supervisors, Labour Market Partners, Inc.
Handbook of Employment Programs and Services, Metropolitan Toronto
SAIL- Supportive Approaches through Innovative Learning, Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services
Professional Advancement and Career Education, Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services
Advanced Case Management and Development program: Supporting Employment in Casework, Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services