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Board of Directors

Harold Drew, MCSE, MCP

Harold Drew was born in Montreal. He attended Dawson College, Concordia University and Herzing College with Information Systems, MCSE and MCP accreditations. Harold is an IT systems engineer specializing in computer network security and IT business advisory. He has various held positions in management, business development, marketing and sales. Harold is founder of Cloudnuage Inc., an I.T. provider of computer network and mobile solutions, and co-founder of Information Technology provider iNETmtl, where he presently serves as President.

Samantha Vandzura, B.A., B.Ed

Samantha Vandzura, the treasurer on the board of directors for The Family Resource Center, is a high school English teacher. She has a bachelor’s degree from Concordia in sociology and English literature and a bachelor’s in education from the University of Ottawa. She worked as a group facilitator for The Family Resource Center in the past and wanted to continue her commitment after her amazing experience of seeing the programs work, first hand. By joining the board of directors, Sam is proud to be actively involved with the center and watch, and participate in its development and success.


Carrie Goldberg, B.S.W
Founder & Executive Director

Carrie graduated from the McGill School of Social work with the primary goal of helping others. Carrie founded the Family Resource Center and has been its Executive Director since the year 2000. She was motivated to open the center as she is a mother of two special needs adult children and she herself has Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity, Dyslexia and Dyscalia.

She isresponsible for all administrative and financial duties of the Center. In 1995-1996 Carrie worked at the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre as their Museum Coordinator, responsible for arranging community/school tours and coordinated the Montreal wide Yom Hashoah Commeration (Day of Remembrance). In 1984-1995, Carrie established her Private Practice to promote independence in the elderly and their families. Carrie began her career in 1981 as a Youth Protection Worker for the Government of Alberta. Carrie believes that the key to having a successful life is to develop a belief in yourself and find ways to personally cope and establish a strong supportive network.  Her speaking approach is dynamic and interactive; she seeks to get her audiences involved. Throughout her presentation, Carrie will demonstrate through her personal and professional experiences various strategies and skills to make life easier and more successful.  Carrie is able to speak to both parental and student groups.