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

Terri Venkataramaiah, Director of Programming

Bradford Turner, Director of Partnerships

Tiffany Ford, Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications

Marianne Myklestu, Manager, Donor Services and Logistics

Megan Vernon, Manager, Western Canada

Latest News

Wakefield Students Excited for New School!
28 Mar 10:27 am

Staff, students and the community were excited to open the doors of the new Wakefield Infant School...

Musical Instruments for Edna Manley College
21 Mar 04:21 pm

The students of The School of Music at Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts...

Medicine and supplies for Haiti
14 Mar 03:21 pm

Last week we packed and shipped a 40’ container of medicines and medical supplies worth over a...

8 Mar 03:28 pm

Food For The Poor Canada is seeking a fundraising professional to provide expertise for our fundraising programs,...

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