Our People

Board of Directors

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

Brett Miller, 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

Andre Bastian, (Vice Chair) Wealth Management

Maria Hunt, Capital Markets Professional

David Oswald, Founder and President, DE Design + Environment Inc and Associate Professor at Royal Roads University.

Mark Herron, (Treasurer) Semi-Retired CFO

David Spedding, COO at UNICEF Canada

Staff

Samantha Mahfood, Executive Director

Marianne Myklestu, Operations Manager

Heli Vanaselja, Donor Relations and Stewardship Coordinator

Nicole Stewart, Senior Manager, Philanthropy

Andrea Slipek, Project Manager, International Programs

Latest News

176,000 meals of rice for Haiti arrive in time for the new school year
21 Sep 03:28 pm

Thanks to your kindness and the generosity of FFPC partners and other Canadians, students in Haiti are...

Golf tournament raises funds for Guyanese community
18 Sep 01:02 pm

The third annual Golf For Guyana Tournament teed off on Saturday, September 12, at the Cedarhurst Golf...

Canadians Help School To Reopen One Year After Hurricane Dorian Devastates Bahamas
1 Sep 11:18 am

TORONTO, Aug. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — One year after Hurricane Dorian tore through the islands of...

Layettes And Soup mix arrive in time to help families during covid-19
29 Jul 01:18 pm

Just before COVID-19 upturned daily life, you and FFPC partners – Ontario Christian Gleaners and the ladies...

Become a monthly donor

Our Community Builders help families with their most basic needs – clean water, food and health care.