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National Office

5025 Orbitor Drive
Building 2, Suite 400
Mississauga, ON L4W 4Y5

Phone: (905) 602-5234
Toll-free: 1-877-535-0958
Fax: (905) 602-5614
[email protected]

Please connect with any of our staff team members!

Food Banks Canada Staff

Administration & Finance

Katharine Schmidt
Executive Director | ext. 222

Mahen Kandasamy
Senior Manager, Finance & Administration | ext. 224

Djenab Thiam
Executive Assistant | ext. 223

Sonia Naser
Finance Coordinator | ext. 292

National Programs & Communications

Marzena Gersho
Director, Communications & National Programs | ext. 228

Kirstin Beardsley
Senior Manager, Network Programs | ext. 244

Danielle Lalonde
Manager, Marketing & Communications | ext. 232

Cyrille Antonio
Coordinator, Marketing & Communications | ext. 296

Elena Murray
Coordinator, Network Knowledge & Learning | ext. 291

National Food Share

Lisa Wernham
Director, National Food Share | ext. 231

Joanna Hillier
Coordinator, Retail Food Program | ext. 242

Angela Jones
Coordinator, National Food Sharing Logistics | ext. 234

Research & Government Relations

Shawn Pegg
Director, Policy & Research | ext. 231

Philippe Ozga
Senior Manager, Government Relations (Ottawa) | (613) 863-5818

Diana Stapleton
Research Specialist | ext. 238

Fund Development

Tania Little
Director, Development & Partnerships | ext. 250

Erin Filey-Wronecki
Manager, Corporate Partnerships | ext. 229

Graham Hill
Manager, Annual Giving & Strategic Initatives | ext. 233

Lauren Rosenfeld 
Development Officer, Annual Giving & Strategic Initatives | ext. 239

Jennifer Chang
Development Officer, Corporate & Cause Marketing | ext. 227

Nasiha Musarrat
Development Coordinator | ext. 237

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