Our People

Board of Directors

Donette Chin-Loy Chang, (Co-chair) Media and Communications specialist

Antoinette (Toni) Spooner, (Co-chair) Communications and Marketing specialist

Robert Ready, (Vice Chair) retired senior executive, Government of Canada, last posting High Commissioner to Jamaica and The Bahamas

Brett Miller, (Treasurer) CPA, CA, MBA expertise in financial services

Robin Mahfood, President and CEO of Food For The Poor, Inc. (USA)

David Price, General counsel to Food For The Poor, Inc. (USA)

Sean Shannon, Senior Executive with P&L Leadership experience


Samantha Mahfood, Executive Director

Andrea Thompson, Director of Development

Marianne Myklestu, Logistics and Administration Coordinator

Latest News

Food containers for the hungry in Haiti
23 Jun 12:17 pm

This week, Food For The Poor Canada sent a 40′ container with 6,720 boxes of whey protein powder...

June Newsletter
14 Jun 08:38 am

It’s been a busy spring at Food For The Poor! In May, we sent a 40′ container...

Container full of medicine and educational supplies for Jamaica
1 Jun 02:42 pm

This week, Food For The Poor Canada and partners loaded a 40′ container full of medicines, medical...

Impact Report: Air Transat Emergency Flight for Hurricane Relief in Haiti
24 May 01:36 pm

Hurricane Matthew devastated Haitian lives in October. In the midst of the destruction and despair, life and...

Gifts of Hope