Our Team

Pierre Marchand, manager of Giant Tiger sits on the Advisory Team. He will be a Board Member of EdmontonEats when it incorporates.   His strong connections with the community and valuable business contacts will be beneficial to the project. www.gianttiger.com 

Brooks Hanewich,  co-founder of Matchwork, sits on the Advisory Team. He will be a Board Member of EdmontonEats when it incorporates.  He brings expertise in food security and social enterprises. brooks@mymatchwork.com

Maureen Murphy-Black, founder of EdmontonEats, lives in NE Edmonton and is on the Board of the Bannerman Community League.  Along with a commitment to making her home community an inclusive welcoming place, she has a comprehensive professional background in community development, strategic planning and non-profit management.  

Dave Prodan, Acting Director, Housing and Mental Health Services, E4C is a member of the Steering Team.  He will be a Board Member of EdmontonEats when it incorporates. He brings expertise in food security and professional knowledge in community development. www.e4calberta.org

Ela Sakotic:  Ela manages social media for EdmontonEats.  This has included creating Facebook page and Instagram account.  Ela lives in Northeast Edmonton and is passionate about her community and family.

Calan Hobbs:  Calan assists EdmontonEats to tell the written story of the Community Host Families and the journey of EdmontonEats as a social enterprise. He has a background in the hospitality industry and is currently taking a Bachelor of Arts, Political Science at MacEwan University. Calan lives in Northeast Edmonton and is engaged in a number of community activities in the area. 

Cindy Lazarenko:  Cindy assists EdmontonEats to build partnerships with the Edmonton culinary community.  Cindy is well known in Edmonton as the owner/chef/manager of independent restaurant and catering businesses for 15 years.  

Miguel Angel Jimenez Mayorquin:  Miguel is new to Edmonton having recently moved with his family from Columbia to a neighbourhood in Northeast Edmonton.  He and his wife have a professional background in photography and creation of business videos. He joins EdmontonEats to provide a video and photographic record of the host families and events held during the 2019-2020 inaugural year of EdmontonEats.  

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