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Hi. 👋
I’m Kevin
Van Lierop.


A goal to enable individuals and communities to take greater ownership over their futures has led to the most rewarding work I have ever completed.

For almost two decades, I was regarded as a community leader, public intellectual and place enthusiast. I led communities in transforming the way they see & inhabit their neighbourhoods and cities. This work culminated in three years of research on the importance of place where I consider how informal learning experiences contribute to the development of community leaders.

Now, I spend my time at Fanshawe College working as an Academic Consultant. In my role I analyze academic offerings and strategize ways our organization can engage, educate, and empower students to think critically and develop a sense of social responsibility and global citizenship.

Approaching my work with a servant-leadership mindset, my expertise is in designing strategies and platforms which create meaningful & engaging experiences in support of helping others achieve their goals.

I hold a Master of Adult Education in Community Leadership from St. Francis Xavier University 🎓, a Diploma in Urban Planning from Fanshawe College, and a Bachelor of Education from Western University.

When not in the office, I can be found trying to be a better husband, son, brother, uncle, friend, and neighbour. I often have my nose in a book 📚, am trying my hand at being a mediocre-at-best urban-homesteader, and am working to better appreciate the public library as place & the central role it has in fostering community leadership.

I’m Open to Remote Work 💻+👔

I am interested in and open to remote work opportunities across the areas of education, leadership, and community/civic development & engagement. If you would like discuss an opportunity where your organization’s purpose driven efforts align with my skills, knowledge, experience and expertise please email me.