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Shared leadership • Diverse voices • Community accountability

Engaging members of the SHIFT ecosystem in our governance framework brings accountability and transparency to key decisions and ensures that our programs and actions are aligned with our mission, vision, values and ways of working.

Our Community-led and shared leadership structure

Steering Committee

Discover SHIFT's Steering Committee

Program hubs

Learn about our hubs

Selection Committees

Read about our selection process


Meet our staff members

Discover how SHIFT uses cultural mapping to assess its governance structure

SHIFT’s alternative governance model explores power-sharing within organizational structures.

Joining SHIFT's governance

All SHIFT committees bring together a diversity of perspectives from across Concordia and Montreal.

How did we get here?

Since the idea of SHIFT first emerged in 2018, the shared leadership and oversight of the Centre has been an evolving process that has benefitted from the guidance and contributions of several groups of people.

Our governance model was greatly informed by the contributions of two inaugural working groups. Read more about their research and the recommendations they put forward.

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