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Mary Gelinas, Ed.D. and Roger James, Ed.D. are dedicated and experienced consultants, process designers, facilitators, educators, and thinking partners. They help leaders, organizations, boards, and communities create their desired futures through innovative, collaborative, and practical approaches that are based in the behavioral and brain sciences. Mary and Roger specialize in tested, pioneering, and transformative approaches to leading, creating change, planning, and solving problems.

In addition to being the principals of Gelinas James, Inc., they are the co-directors and core faculty for the Cascadia Center for Leadership that is in its sixteenth year and has graduated approximately 400 leaders from all sectors.

Mary and Roger have backgrounds in organization development and have been effectively serving communities and organizations in all sectors—business, government, education, healthcare, and not-for-profits—for nearly 40 years. Roger serves on a number of boards and Mary is a dedicated student of brain sciences and mindfulness practices.