Nanaimo Foodshare is pleased to introduce our new Executive Director.

Paula Masyk is joining Nanaimo Foodshare Society from Ladysmith, where she worked as a Food Security Manager.  She has numerous years of experience in the not-for-profit sector and has worked on food accessibility projects such as a food bank, soup kitchen, and multiple food recovery programs on Vancouver Island.  Through her extensive administrative and Human Resources experience, Paula’s past roles provided opportunities for her to work collaboratively with community partners and create organizational stability.

Paula loves living on Vancouver Island and embracing what nature has to offer.  She enjoys preserving, fermenting, foraging, gardening and making cheese.

Paula has a BSC in Agriculture from McGill University and is passionate about healthy food skills and accessibility for everyone.

Please join us in welcoming Paula to the Nanaimo Foodshare team!