Our People

Board of Directors

Robert Ready,  (Chair) retired Senior Executive, Government of Canada, previous High Commissioner to Jamaica and The Bahamas

Brett Miller, (Treasurer) CPA, CA, CBV, MBA Financial Advisory Services

Donette Chin-Loy Chang, Media and Communications specialist

Sean Shannon, Senior Executive with Marketing and P&L Leadership experience

Audrea Golding, Immigration Lawyer

Lisa Moore, Director of a National Social Justice Program

Christine Cohen, Business owner in Ottawa and Jamaica

Andre Bastian, Wealth Management

Maria Hunt, Capital Markets Professional


Samantha Mahfood, Executive Director

Marianne Myklestu, Logistics and Administration Coordinator

Terri Venkataramaiah, Director of Programming

Sarah Musa, Fund Development Coordinator

Latest News

Food For The Poor Canada launches our “It takes a village to build a village” campaign
15 Aug 10:22 am

We are excited to launch our “It Takes a Village to Build a Village” campaign, reaching out...

30th School Built by Food For The Poor Canada in Jamaica
17 Jul 09:34 am

This past week, Food For The Poor Canada (FFPC) and Food For The Poor Jamaica welcomed Helping...

Food For The Poor Canada Partners with the Carpenters’ Union and Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation
6 Jul 10:02 am

As Food For The Poor Canada continues the celebration of it’s 10th year, the second of three...

Annual walkathon raises funds to build school in Jamaica
22 Jun 12:37 pm

Together with our education partner Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation, Food For The Poor staff participated in the...

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