Regional Council Appointee
Regional Council appointed Mr. Usman to the Police Services Board on January 1, 2016.
Mr. Usman is an FCPA, FCA, LA with over 40 years of business experience. He served as a Municipal Councillor in the City of Markham for nine years (from 1997-2006) and also served on the Board of Markham District Energy Inc. from 2008 to 2016 - during which time significant planning and building of the system was being undertaken in conjunction with the growth of the Markham Centre.
Mr. Usman is a member of the Canadian Federation of Intercultural Friendship which has done great work with York Regional Police. He also serves as the Chair of York Region’s Peace Tree Initiative which aims to promote peace and togetherness in the Region.
Mr. Usman sits on many corporate as well as non-profit boards in various capacities including as the former Chair of Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation, past Chair of the Unionville Home Society Foundation, Member of Capital Campaign committee of Markham Stouffville Hospital, former Chair of the Committee of Adjustment, City of Markham and Director and Treasurer of The Frank Scarpitti Charitable Foundation.
He is a dedicated community leader who devotes his time and effort to many charitable and community causes. He has been recognized for his community services by the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Culture . He has been awarded “Medal of Good Citizenship” in 2011 by the Lt. Governor of Ontario, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and the Community Service Award. More recently, Mr Usman received the Caring Canadian Award by the Governor General of Canada. In 2016 Mr. Usman received the Mayor's Seniors Hall of Fame Award.
The President of Pakistan awarded him the Tamgha-e-Khidmat recognising his services in Pakistan and Canada.Back to Board Members