GUELPH, Ont. — The Canadian Centre for Food Integrity (CCFI) announced the addition of five members to its board of directors today.
This news comes after leaders within the agriculture and food community endorsed CCFI to be the national coordinator of public-trust activities in Canada’s food system.
“We’re pleased to have attracted an exceptional group of industry leaders to join our board of directors,” says Kim McConnell, chair of the CCFI Board of Directors. “These individuals are well respected in their professions with strong connections across Canada’s entire food system and are all committed to advancing public trust in Canada’s agriculture and food industry.”
The newest members of the board are: James Donaldson, CEO, BC Food and Beverage; Mike Dungate, former executive director of Chicken Farmers of Canada; Darlene McBain, manager Industry Relations, Farm Credit Canada; Shanna Munro, president and CEO, Restaurants Canada; and Janet Riley, vice-president of Communications and Public Affairs, Maple Leaf Foods.
The Canadian Centre for Food Integrity is a national charity with a clearly defined mandate as the service provider to help Canada’s food system earn trust by coordinating research, resources, dialogue and training.