Board of Directors

CFIG is governed by a Board of Directors elected from the membership and reflecting a regional distribution. A national office consisting of the President and staff implement the federation’s operations in a manner consistent with the policies established by the Board. The Board and the President also receive ongoing input from advisory committees consisting of members and established across Canada.
*Executive Committee

Tom Shurrie
President and CEO* CFIG
Toronto, ON

Jim Bexis
Sun Valley Supermarket
Scarborough, ON
Honorary Past Chair*

Dan Bregg
Buy-Low foods
Surrey, BC

Piero Carbone
Garden Foods Bolton Limited
Bolton, ON


Bill Coleman
Corner Brook, NL

Erin Higdon
Atlantic Grocery Distributors
Bay Roberts, NL

Brooke Kynoch
Safety Mart Foods
Chase, BC


Christopher Lee
Southside Market AG Foods
Kamloops, BC


Mike Longo
Longo Bros.
Vaughan, ON

Christy McMullen
Summerhill Market
Toronto, ON

Jeffrey Min
Galleria Supermarket
Vaughan, ON


Jamie Nelson
Langley, BC
*Member at Large


Justin Schley
Quality Foods
Errington, BC

Craig Sollitt
The Bownesian Grocer
Calgary, AB

Isabelle Tassé
Marché Tassé (Provigo)
Gatineau, QC


Giancarlo Trimarchi
Vince’s Market
Newmarket, ON


Tom Vesely
Sobeys Westlock
Westlock, AB

Ron Welke
Federated Co-operatives Limited
Saskatoon, SK
Vice Chair*

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