Garth Stonier’s background brings a wealth of knowledge in the areas of Online Education, Project Management and Internet Delivery. Prior to joining Respect Group Inc. Garth managed the creation of online multi-media projects for numerous companies including Shell Canada, Petro-Canada, HP, The Conference Board of Canada, Canadian Pacific Railway, Canadian Utilities, ConocoPhillips, Encana, The Canadian Parks and Recreation Association, Hockey Canada, and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport. Garth is now responsible for all Respect Group Inc. implementations, overseeing technical operations and ensuring the highest standard in customer service.
Roland Vidal has extensive expertise in Project Management, Business Process Re-Engineering, and Computer Systems Training and Deployment for the Telecom and Trucking Industries in North America and Europe. Roland brings his knowledge and high personal sense of values as a parent, coach and former college/high school physical education teacher to Respect Group Inc. to further the organizations main objectives: helping school leaders, business leaders, coaches and parents develop safe and respectful environments for the youth, men and women they interact with.
Mark Allen served with the Ontario Provincial Police for nearly 35 years, retiring as the Inspector responsible for Crime Prevention in Ontario. During Mark’s career he took a strong leadership role through the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police, to ensure police and education worked closely, to help keep kids safe and engage police in the lives of young people. Mark lead the Provincial Lockdown Working group, which resulted in Ontario becoming the first province in Canada, to establish mandatory lockdown plans for all schools. Mark worked closely with many school boards in the area of violence threat risk awareness and the importance of a positive school climate. A key aspect of Mark’s work, focused on abuse prevention, awareness and education, relating to children, adults (both male and female), domestic violence and elder abuse. As a Detachment Commander for many years, Mark worked closely at the grass roots level, with the communities he served.
Yufei (Joey) Ren
Joey describes himself with the use of three words; “I’m a geek”. Born and raised in Chongqing, China, Joey then graduating from the Southern Alberta Institute of technology with honours in Computer Technology emphasizing Information Systems. Yufei (Joey) brings a wealth of talent and enthusiasm to Respect Group as Senior Technical Developer. Joey’s thorough understanding of database development combined with his recognition of the important relationship between business processes and technology, has advanced RGI’s ability to adapt programs and systems to suit the needs of Respect Group and its’ clients. Joey has a passion for technology and when not working on computers to further the business interests of RGI, he can frequently be found online playing Internet-based role-playing-games and reading technical manuals. Yes, people do actually read those.
Kylee brings strong customer service skills and marketing experience to the forefront in her role with RGI. Having worked with many technical programs, she hopes to make the Respect experience as rewarding as possible for all participants and the individuals they interact with. As a parent with young children in sports and school, the issues of bullying, harassment and abuse could not be more topical or relevant to her. Kylee looks forward to helping create safe and respectful sport, education and workplace environments for all.