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

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, Manager, Donor Services and Logistics

Terri Venkataramaiah, Director of Programming

Megan Vernon, Manager, Western Canada

Latest News

Food For The Poor Canada Donors Give Generously Towards Building a Village in Haiti
16 Oct 04:20 pm

Toronto, ON (October 16, 2018) A small village in Haiti will have hope renewed when poverty begins...

Open Volunteer School Build – Coming Soon!
28 Sep 10:56 am

Join us in Jamaica April 7 – 14, 2019 for our next school build! More details coming...

Thanksgiving and Fundraising Lunch – 10th Anniversary Closing Celebration
28 Sep 09:11 am

Please join Food For The Poor Canada for our Annual Thanksgiving and Fundraising Luncheon to close out our 10th...

Food For The Poor Canada launches our “It takes a village to build a village” campaign
24 Sep 10:00 am

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

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