Roger and Mary above Bow River, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 2018Elements of an OrganizationMary and Roger at Athabasca Glacier,  Columbia Icefields, Alberta, CanadaCascadia Center for Leadership Graduates 2019Mary & Roger at the beach in La Push, WashingtonHumboldt State University, 2015Roger & Mary at Horne Lake Caves near Quallicum Beach, B.CAn example of graphic recordingMary and Roger at Lake Agnes Tea House, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada, 2018

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 20th year and has graduated over 500 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.