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


Samantha Mahfood, Executive Director

Marianne Myklestu, Operations Manager

Heli Vanaselja, Donor Relations and Stewardship Coordinator

Nicole Stewart, Senior Manager, Philanthropy

Latest News

Portland Holdings and Michael Lee-Chin Partner With Food For The Poor Canada to Feed Jamaican Communities During COVID-19 Economic slowdown
22 Jun 01:35 pm

TORONTO, June 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Michael Lee-Chin and Portland Holdings are calling upon Canadians to...

Food For The Poor Canada Executive Director Receives the Harry Jerome Humanitarian Award from the BBPA
22 Jun 01:21 pm

TORONTO, June 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On June 11, 2020 Executive Director of Food For The...

Food For The Poor Canada Appeals to Canadians to Help Feed 50,000 People
22 Jun 12:41 pm

TORONTO, June 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Food For The Poor Canada (FFPC) calls upon Canadians to...

Thank You From Haiti
5 Jun 11:39 am

You are helping to make a difference in the daily lives of children and communities! In November,...

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