Board of Directors

Giant Steps’ Board of Directors is an enthusiastic, dedicated group of volunteers who give their time and expertise to support our mission and programs.

Martin Buckingham, President*
Co-Owner, The Gourmet Group of Companies

Danny Cisterna, C.A., Treasurer
Partner, Deloitte LLP

Nazir Visram, Parent Representative*
Service Business Manager, Hewlett Packard

Shaheed Ali*
Radiation Safety Officer, Toronto East General Hospital

Paul Congi
Development Manager, Kinross Gold Corporation

George DiPede
President, North Rock Group

Laura Fitzpatrick*
Editorial Assistant, Journal of Clinical Epidemiology

Howat Noble
President, Howat Noble & Associates Inc. Management Consultants

Risa Whitnall
Past Giant Steps parent

Honorary Director
Bob McCulloch
Former Superintendent of Schools, York Region District School Board

* current Giant Steps parent

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