Our Structure

Farm & Food Care PEI is governed by a 10-member steering committee consisting of representatives from two commodity groups; the PEI Department of Agriculture and Land; the PEI Department of  Environment, Water and Climate Change; the PEI Agriculture Awareness Committee; two food processors; one board member from the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity; one PEI farmer; and one food retailer.  The committee provides strategic direction for developing initiatives that strengthen the connection between people and their food.

Farm & Food Care PEI Steering Committee:

  • Jamie MacPhail – Corporate Secretary & Communications Coordinator, ADL
  • Greg Donald – General Manager, PEI Potato Board
  • Brad Colwill – Deputy Minister, Department of Environment, Water, and Climate Change
  • Bernadette Forrester – PEI Agriculture Awareness Committee
  • Brian Matheson – Deputy Minister, Department of Agriculture and Land
  • John MacQuarrie – Director of Sustainability, Cavendish Farms
  • Ron Maynard – President, PEIFA, FFCSC Chair
  • Lynda Stewart – Local Business Development Manager, Sobey's Atlantic
  • John Jamieson – Canadian Centre for Food Integrity Board Member
  • Doug Thompson – General Manager, Dairy Farmers of PEI
  • Mare McLeese – Communications, Promotions and Social Media, Dairy Farmers of PEI
  • Robert Godfrey - Executive Director, PEI Federation of Agriculture


  • Santina Beaton-MacEachern – Manager, Membership and Events
  • Maria Smith - Manager, Communications and Marketing

Farm & Food Care PEI is a program of the PEI Federation of Agriculture and is supported by the PEI Department of Agriculture and Land.