Ontario Food Collaborative


Our Steering Committee


Our Steering Committee

The Steering Committee leads the work of the Ontario Food Collaborative. It sets the strategic direction and creates working groups to help move the organization forward.

It is responsible for:
• Engaging key stakeholders
• Ensuring effective communication
• Planning and operational support
• Identifying policy change opportunities
• Documenting outcomes

The following organizations and staff currently sit on the Steering Committee:

Tomi Ladele – City of Barrie
Tara Brown – Toronto Public Health
Trevor Barton – Municipal Waste Association
Sherri Tait – Niagara Region
Heidi Levitzky (Chair) – Niagara Region
Cynthia Lucar Diaz – Regional Municipality of Peel
Julie Hordowick – Regional Municipality of York
Candice Einstoss – Regional Municipality of York (On temporary leave until September 2024)
Katrina McGuire – Municipal Waste Association