MEET THE BOARD
The board of directors is the governing body of the Parkdale Community Food Bank, ensuring that the diligent task of providing for our membership is done fairly. If there are any questions or concerns pertaining the organization and it's governance, please do not hesitate to contact our chair or vice-chair at from the e-mails listed below.
Alicia has been with the board for 2 years, and was voted as Vice Chair along side Jack. She's been working on creating a vision for the future and assisting the other members with their projects.
Kristy has been instrumental in creating partnerships for the Parkdale Community Foodbank. Most notably she fostered a long and fruitful relationship with 14 Division.
Avi is a staff lawyer at the HIV AIDS Legal Clinic of Ontario, an organization serving low-income Ontarians living with HIV/ AIDS in a variety of legal matters. Her practice focuses exclusively on immigration and refugee law.
Alex, Vice Chair
Alex has been a powerhouse since joining the board in 2018. She has taken on many projects to improve the financial health and the business relationships within the community.
Gurbeen has many talents. She brings them all to the board room table. Her company Aangen has worked in partnership with the foodbank on many projects and acquisitions.
Jane has recently joined the board. In her short time on the board she has infused life to many projects and is currently developing relationships to expand the service offerings of the foodbank.
Jagtaran is legal counsel at the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC), where his work focuses heavily on strategic public interest litigation and inquiries, including the Inquiry into racial profiling and racial discrimination of Black persons by the Toronto Police Service.
Laurie brings with her a wealth of experience in community engagement and public strategy. Since joining the board she's been working to improve the food banks operating systems.