Past Board Of Directors


Past Board of Directors

Nadia Narine

Treasurer ; Chair Social Network Committee; Lead September 2021 Networking Social; Lead 2021 Fall Event - Joined Board of Directors 2018

Nadia has over two decades of experience in various Quality Assurance/Technical roles. She has worked within a variety of food manufacturing facilities, as well as retail, which include industries such as bakery, confectionery, and dairy. Nadia has expertise in Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Food Safety, and Hygiene. Nadia is a BRCGS Approved Training Partner for Food, Storage & Distribution, Packaging, Agents and Brokers, and Retail. With SQF she is a certified consultant, auditor, and trainer. Nadia is currently the Owner/President of Lumar Food Safety Services Ltd and is the recipient of the Approved Training Partner and Consultant of the year for BRC 2017, the Alumnus of Distinction Award from Centennial College in 2018, and Auditor of the year 2019 BCRGS. 
Nadia is currently a member of, IAFP, and OFPA.  She is the current Chair for the Sanitation and Hygiene Professional Development group for IAFP, the SQF Training center technical advisory committee representative.  Nadia’s educational background includes Industrial Microbiology honors diploma, Marketing bachelors, certificate in management, Six Sigma, and ongoing courses for professional development in food safety. She has attended University of Toronto, Centennial College, and York University.  

Nadia Narine (Acting VP)

Vice President ; Chair Social Network Committee; Lead September 2021 Networking Social; Lead 2021 Fall Event - Joined Board of Directors 2018

Nadia has over two decades of experience in various Quality Assurance/Technical roles. She has worked within a variety of food manufacturing facilities, as well as retail, which include industries such as bakery, confectionery, and dairy. Nadia has expertise in Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Food Safety, and Hygiene. Nadia is a BRCGS Approved Training Partner for Food, Storage & Distribution, Packaging, Agents and Brokers, and Retail. With SQF she is a certified consultant, auditor, and trainer. Nadia is currently the Owner/President of Lumar Food Safety Services Ltd and is the recipient of the Approved Training Partner and Consultant of the year for BRC 2017, the Alumnus of Distinction Award from Centennial College in 2018, and Auditor of the year 2019 BCRGS. 
Nadia is currently a member of, IAFP, and OFPA.  She is the current Chair for the Sanitation and Hygiene Professional Development group for IAFP, the SQF Training center technical advisory committee representative.  Nadia’s educational background includes Industrial Microbiology honors diploma, Marketing bachelors, certificate in management, Six Sigma, and ongoing courses for professional development in food safety. She has attended University of Toronto, Centennial College, and York University.  

Joe Myatt

President ; Co-Chair Website Maintenance & QA; Co-Chair QA of Technical Articles & Event Posts; on Webinar Committee - Joined Board of Directors 2016

Joe graduated from the University of Guelph in 1987 with an Honours degree in Applied Food Microbiology and Agricultural Science.Joe has worked in the food industry over the last 34 years at Peter Macgregor Meats, Ault Foods, Agropur-Natrel, Parmalat, and Kraft Foods. He has held a variety of positions at the Plant and Corporate levels, i.e. Plant Quality Manager, Corporate Quality Assurance Manager/Director, Plant Manager and most recently Corporate Sanitation at Kraft Foods-Northeast (ON, QC, NY). Currently, Joe works for Diversey Inc. as their Sector Specialist ,Senior Field Microbiologist. Joe is a Certified HACCP Auditor with the American Society of Quality and is also a Specialist Registered Microbiologist with the Canadian College of Microbiologists (SCCM, RMCCM). Joe is adept at conducting sanitation assessments, pathogen and quality program troubleshooting,air quality testing (environmental,compressed air,plant air flow mapping), kaizen events,and training programs for food processing facilities. Joe brings his experience to bear when assisting plant sanitarians to provide uncompromising food safety and superior quality. Joe has taught Food Packaging, Quality Assurance and Microbiology at Seneca College (Toronto).

Angela Bernoski

Past President ; Letters of Commitment; Constitution & By-Laws - Joined Board of Directors 2015

An experienced Food Safety and Quality Assurance professional with over 25 years’ experience in the food industry, Angela started her career at JM Schneider’s working in the chemistry lab and then moved to Campbell’s Soup where she became the Plant Microbiologist. The last 18 years she has spent her time at Piller’s Fine Foods in Waterloo Ontario. She joined as a QA/ Lab Technician, was promoted to a QA Manager, and most recently to her current position as Director of Food Safety and Quality Assurance where she oversees two GFSI / HACCP Certified manufacturing facilities and the distribution warehouse. Angela eagerly brings her years of industry experience in food manufacturing, plant sanitation, microbiological analysis, auditing and her strong leadership abilities to the OFPA team of directors. Angela graduated from Seneca College’s Biotechnology Program and she completed further studies at the University of Guelph Food Science Division. She is a proud graduate of Dale Carnegie’s Organizational Leadership program certified by The University of Central Missouri and received the NSF International 2017 Food Safety Recognition Award for Leadership.