Strategic Leadership Team
Our strategic leaders think big and work together to be a catalyst for economic development on Prince Edward Island, Canada’s Food Island. We work collaboratively with government, industry, food entrepreneurs, food lovers, and our food cluster partners. We believe your food story starts on PEI and we are here to help you create yours.
Dir. of Marketing and Communications
Social Media Coordinator
Dir. of Finance
Dir. of Company & Product Development
Food Island Partnership 2020-2023 Strategic Plan
Economic Impact Study
Meet Our Mentors
We greatly value the expertise, passion and dedication of our Food Propel Mentors who work tirelessly to help our Food Entrepreneurs thrive.
President at Beef Products Inc & Managing Partner at Mallard & Assoc. Ltd
Small & Medium Sized Enterprises, Business Consulting
President of NS Apple Sales Limited.
Apple Industry/General Management
Serial Entrepreneur & SUZ PEI Mentor in Residence
Tourism Product Development/Logistics
Food & Nutrition
Partner at Fitzpatrick & Company
Finance & Accounting
Owner at La Fleur du Pommier Ltd and Uris Williams & Sons Ltd
Co-CEO/Co-Owner Mrs Dunster’s
Growth / Scaling – up / Business Development
Meet Our Board
Our Food Island Partnership board is made up of industry leaders and strategic thinkers. Working together we ensure we are being of service while adding value to Prince Edward Island, Canada’s Food Island. They actively review and advise on strategic goals such as our programs, services, and progress, as they play a vital role in our strategic planning.
Mitch Cobb, Upstreet Craft Brewing
Ramona Roberts, Roberts Group of Companies
Steve Howatt, Atlantic AgriTech Inc.
Jerry Bidgood, Prince Edward Aqua Farms
Cindy Dockendorff, Atlantic Shellfish Products Inc.
Natalie Mitton, Holland College
John Griffin, WP Griffin Inc.
Jeff Malloy, Acadian Supreme Inc.
Perry Gotell, Tranquility Cove Adventures
Erin McGrath-Gaudet, Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture
Michele Koughan, Fisheries and Communities
Brian Matheson, Agriculture and Land
Rosemary Larkin, Larkin Farms Inc.