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The Hill Advisory

Network

Supporting federal government staff members with personal coaching, mentorship and spiritual care.
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Hill Advisory Network logo white

The Hill Advisory

Network

Supporting federal government staff members with personal coaching, mentorship and spiritual care.

HOW WE HELP.

1 on 1 coaching
1:1 Coaching &
mentorship sessions
monthly webinars
Monthly Support
Webinars
networking meeting
Networking
opportunities
prayer and spiritual care
Prayer &
spiritual care
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WHILE YOU SUPPORT OUR ELECTED LEADERS, LET US SUPPORT YOU.

At Leading Influence, we believe that leaders govern more effectively when they are well supported. Not just leaders; their staff members too. That’s why the Hill Advisory Network was created: to provide staffers like you the same kind of high level personal and spiritual care we’ve been providing to politicians for over two decades. Let our years of coaching and senior staffing experience help you maximize your success on the job.  
Joel Bernard card

WHILE YOU SUPPORT OUR ELECTED LEADERS, LET US SUPPORT YOU.

At Leading Influence, we believe that leaders govern more effectively when they are well supported. Not just leaders; their staff members too. That’s why the Hill Advisory Network was created: to provide staffers like you the same kind of high level personal and spiritual care we’ve been providing to politicians for over two decades.

 

Let our years of coaching and senior staffing experience help you maximize your success on the job.  

About Joel

Joel Bernard was elected to the New Brunswick Legislature in 1999 as the MLA for Nepisiguit. He held the positions of Deputy Speaker, Chair of the Committee of the Whole (Legislation) and Chair of the Committee of Supply (Budgets).

From 2006 to 2015, he held the position of Senior Policy Advisor at Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Industry Canada, Department of Fisheries and Oceans and International Development. In 2017, he worked as a Parliamentary Advisor until his retirement in December 2023.

Joel’s unique work experience has allowed him to acquire considerable knowledge of the dynamics between elected officials and their staffers, their respective needs and best practices to maximize success for all.

Joel is Certified Career Coach and has considerable first-hand knowledge of the Federal/Provincial government machinery and of the Dos and Don’ts while swimming with sharks in the political waters.

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contact us

To book an appointment with Joel or to learn more, fill out the contact form below.

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    FAQs

    We cover a variety of content and add more as needs arise.  Examples of content include:

    1. Information on Parliamentary process protocols
    2. Information on ministerial office roles and etiquette
    3. Information on proper interaction with the PMO, the OLO and opposition parties and provincial governments
    4. Research coaching
    5. Dealing with media
    6. Practical ways to invest in you

    No, everything we offer is free.  We simply ask that you make a donation with a charity of your choice.

    Yes. One of our core values is that spiritual and personal care is always non-partisan. We provide networking and coaching support to all regardless of party affiliation.

    The Hill Advisory Network is a program of Leading Influence, which is a charity based on Christian principles and offering personal and spiritual care services from a Christian perspective.  However, our services are open to all, and you do not have to be Christian to participate in or request support from the Hill Advisory Network.

    Joel is usually on the Hill on Wednesdays and available to connect with you in person by appointment.