Hollyhock Presenters

Our presenters are curated for their quality, depth, integrity, and alignment with our educational purpose. Since 1982, a distinguished faculty of authors, educators, activists, artists, performers, and practitioners have shared their work at our Cortes Island campus and in Vancouver.

Mike Perry

A lawyer and social worker by profession, Mike Perry is a past senior executive in health care and currently serves as Lead – Laws & Constitution with the Métis Nation of Ontario. Mike is an alumnus of the Public Leadership Program – including public narrative and organizing – at Harvard and facilitated ICL training to diverse groups from personal support workers to election candidates. Mike has taught change leadership skills at Trent University, where he is an award-winning educator. Second Lt. Perry is a former member of the Canadian Armed Forces Reserves and is on the Board of both the ICL and the Tommy Douglas Foundation.