President - Sally Shakun
2010 to present - President, Keeping Pace
2009 - Keeping Pace Board of Directors member
1990's - University Hospital at Stony Brook, NY Auxiliary President
1980's and 1990's - University Hospital at Stony Brook, NY Corporate Board member
1980's and 1990's - Hospital Association of New York State Board member and Officer
1970's Nassau - Suffolk Co-Chairperson, Israel Bonds-Women's Division
Vice President - Christine H. Kaufman
Chris holds a BA in Biology from Lafayette College and a Masters of Business Administration from Duke University. She became involved with Keeping Pace following a 40+ year career in
pharmaceutical sales, advertising, marketing, and operational management. She joined the Board in January 2017 and was elected Vice President in August 2017. She uses her years of expertise to
expand awareness of the Keeping Pace Scholarship, and to manage the Horse Sense quarterly newsletter. Her operational experience makes her ideal for managing and facilitating all applications for
a Keeping Pace Scholarship.
Treasurer - Carl Culler
Carl Culler is Executive Director – Canoe Brook Management LLC, a family office and Residential Real Estate Developer. He brings over 40 years of experience in the professional services industry.
His expertise includes financial operations, systems and executive office administration within the legal, consulting and accounting professions.
Prior to joining Canoe Brook, he served as CFO for a top 15 accounting firm and three AmLaw top 30 law firms. Carl’s background includes demonstrated success in profitability improvement through
cost management and productivity enhancements. He has experience in the development and integration of automated systems, reducing costs, managing pension and health benefits, and improving cash
flow and partner tax savings.
Carl holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Maryland.
Marjorie R. Shakun
Margy received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brandeis University in Massachusetts and a Master's in Public Administration degree with a concentration in Health Care Administration from Long
Island University in New York. Her work experience includes (but isn’t limited to) 15+ years in national home health care management in New York, and 2+ years as compliance consultant for a large
regional wound care company, also in New York. Most recently, Margy served for 12+ years as a J&J Contract Manager in New Jersey, in which she was responsible for negotiating and managing
purchase and consignment agreements for large integrated delivery systems, individual hospitals, and a variety of sub-acute care health care settings.
Robby Devery , MS , OTR/L
Ms. Devery is an occupational therapist with 30+ years clinical
experience. She is the founder of Fun in Motion LLC, and the program coordinator for the Alternative Learning Yadav Program at The Jewish Center in Princeton NJ.
Ms. Devery has worked in school systems and after school programs in New York,
California and New Jersey providing individual therapies and running small social learning groups.
Ms. Devery has presented at professional conferences on subjects including
case analysis, alternative intervention styles for children with special needs, creating positive inclusion programs, and how to manage challenging behaviors in the classroom. Ms. Devery
consults with local service organizations to design community based inclusive programs for people with special needs.
Ms. Devery has been involved with therapeutic horseback riding and
hippotherapy for 20+ years and is a registered level II therapist with both American Hippotherapy Association (AHA), and PATH International. She has been a contributing author to AHA News,
NARHA Strides, and the instructional text, Enhancing Human Occupation Through Hippotherapy. Ms. Devery is currently working on a social skills book designed to support the learning of social
skills through the eyes of a therapy horse.