Antoinette Blunt, President of Ironside Consulting Services Inc. has both expertise and experience in leading strategic planning sessions for not for profit organizations. Her experience comes from years of volunteer work in the human resources profession. Antoinette served for eleven years on the provincial Board in Ontario (HRPA) with her final four years of service in the roles of Vice Chair, Chair and Past Chair of the Board; completing her Board service in 2011.

In addition to this, Antoinette has served for four years as a Board Director on the Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations (CCHRA) Board and for the past years has been a Director at Large on this Board serving as chair of the National Standards Advisory Committee. For the past three years Antoinette has been and continues to serve, as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Human Resources Research Institute (HRRI).

As part of her volunteer service Antoinette has led a number of strategic planning sessions. In addition, she had been involved in the development of Board and committee policies and processes. While involved with the HRPA Board Antoinette completed a training program in Board Governance and received a certificate from the Institute on Governance for this training.

Antoinette's expertise and experiences have allowed her to effectively support other organizations in the training of Board Directors and in the development of Board policies and processes.