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9.7% of households with children are food insecure as a result of financial challenges faced in accessing adequate food.
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Board of Directors


In October 2013, CDPAC became a federally incorporated not-for-profit, and voted in its board of directors.


(Updated April 2015)

Angelo Belcastro
Chair,
Active Healthy Kids Canada
Andrew Jones
Director of Public Policy and Government Relations
The Arthritis Society
Mary Collins (Chair)
Director
BC Healthy Living Alliance
John Higenbottam
Co-Chair
Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health
Joelle Walker
Senior Manager, Public and International Affairs
Canadian Cancer Society 
Jane Tsai
(interim)

Canadian Diabetes Association
Mark Ferdinand
National Director - Public Policy
Canadian Mental Health Association
Lisa Ashley
Senior Nurse Advisor
Canadian Nurses Association
Pat Vanderkooy
Public Affairs Manager
Dietitians of Canada
(Vacant)
The Kidney Foundation of Canada
Barbara Willet
Executive Director, Health Nexus
Chair, Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance
Ida Thomas (past-Chair)
Vice President, Children, Teens and Young Adults
YMCA Canada

CDPAC's treasurer is Jill Skinner, Senior Advisor and Strategist, Population Health, Canadian Medical Association.