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STRIDE would like to acknowledge the support and guidance received from the following members of our Board of Directors.

Frank De Vuono

Frank De Vuono: Chair

  • Member of the STRIDE Board of Directors since June 2014
  • Sworn member of a local law enforcement agency since 2002 and currently assigned as an Investigator
  • Member of the Crisis Outreach and Support Team and trained in Crisis Intervention
  • Holds degrees in Police Foundations, Ontario Basic Constable, and American Sign Language
  • Currently enrolled at Humber College in the Professional Ethics Program
  • Particpated in several multi-jurisdictional investigations and trained in Ontario Major Case Management
  • Former Board Member with the Law Enforcement Torch Run
  • Participant in the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer 2012
  • Resident of Oakville
Fatima Ul-Haq

Fatima Ul-Haq: Vice Chair

  • Member of the STRIDE Board of Directors since February 2016
  • Over 10 years managing projects and program development within Healthcare and Public Sector
  • Specialize in strategic planning, organizational design, process/quality improvement, change management and project management
  • Currently Client Service Manager at Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre
  • Hons. Bachelor of Science, Masters of Public Policy, Administration and Law, Certified Project Management Professional, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Fluent in Urdu
  • Resident of Milton

Robert Henderson: Treasurer

  • Member of the STRIDE Board of Directors since September 2018
  • Member of the STRIDE Finance Committee
  • 10 years experience in financial reporting, budgeting, operations and debt/equity financing
  • Member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
  • Currently Chief Financial Officer at Stealth Monitoring & UCIT Online Security
  • Resident of Oakville
Clark Olson

Clark Olson: Secretary

  • Member of the STRIDE Board of Directors since June 2015
  • Currently teaching at Sheridan College’s Human Resources Certification Program
  • Several years experience working with Government Ministries, Canadian International Development Agency, Hydro, Financial Agencies, Transfer Payment Agencies in senior leadership roles including; Operations, Organizational Behaviour, Training & Development, Recruitment & Selection
  • Volunteer experience with community sporting clubs and teams
  • Undergraduate Degree from Wilfrid Laurier University & Sheridan College
  • Resident of Burlington


Jamal Shah

  • Member of the STRIDE Board of Directors since June 2017
  • Member of the STRIDE Quality Improvement Committee
  • Over 25 years of executive and entrepreneurial experience in IT related sectors, including IT strategy, digital customer experience, process optimization, capability assessments and delivery excellence
  • Currently a Managing Partner at Causal Effects Inc., a consultancy focused on digital customer experience and performance management
  • Executive Board Member of the Toronto Chapter of The Society For Information Management; Certified Project Management Professional
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.), Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College, University of London, UK
  • MBA, Manchester Business School, UK
  • Resident of Mississauga

Catherine McKeown

  • Member of the STRIDE Board of Directors since June 2019
  • Over 20 years of executive leadership building and leading Human Resources teams in multi site manufacturing and service based organizations in automotive and food manufacturing sectors
  • Experience setting HR strategy, coaching and mentoring executive teams, leading change, talent management strategies, elevating business performance, constructing and leading global and national high performance teams
  • Currently Head of Human Resources - EVSA Segment at ATS Automation
  • Certified Human Resources Leader, attended York University, Bachelors of Business Administration, Certificate in Strategic HR - Dalhousie University, past Chair of HR Committee with the Food & Consumer Products Association
  • Resident of Georgetown

Zoe Vulic

  • Member of the STRIDE Board of Directors since September 2019
  • 20 years of work experience in the Disability Management industry
  • Certified Disability Management Professional (CDMP); 10 years of Human Resources Management in the Public Sector
  • Expertise in accommodation best practice; work reintegration; human rights; mental health
  • Currently Manager, Employee Health, Safety & Wellness for the Regional Municipality of Halton
  • Bachelor degree in Kinesiology obtained from Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Resident of Burlington