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Stephanie Shrum
Project Manager Canadian Apprenticeship Forum

Stephanie has been in the employment services field for 18 years, in a number of different roles from Employment Counsellor to Director of Employment Services with Pathways Employment Help Centre before joining the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum as a Program Manager.  Stephanie has worked largely with not-for-profit organizations funded by Employment Ontario as well as Ontario Works, but also has experience working in a business school setting.  Stephanie brings extensive experience working with employers and job seekers and is dedicated to enhancing the labour market and community around her.  She has served on multiple committees, including the Steering Committee of the Employment Sector Council, the Steering Committee of the Community Benefits Network, Co-Chair of the Job Developer Network, and as a member of the Apprenticeship Network in the London Economic Region.  Stephanie is currently the staff support person for the Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion committee with the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum, where she also manages the Leadership Development Program and the Mentor Development Program for Women in the Trades.  Stephanie is passionate about the skilled trades and is committed to working with apprenticeship stakeholders to promote and enhance careers in the trades across Canada.