The Surrey Food Bank, Newton Depot

MARCH 31, 2022 The Surrey Food Bank is pleased to announce the selection of Nancy Pagani as its new Executive Director. Nancy steps into the role following the interim leadership of June Gambrel, who has provided integral leadership to the food bank’s programming and services with a commitment to the community, clients, and staff. The hire was made after a comprehensive search process, in collaboration with the Search Committee and Harbour West Consulting, and with the approval of the Board of Directors.

 “The Board of Directors of the Surrey Food Bank is thrilled to announce Nancy as our new Executive Director. Nancy is established and recognized leader in our community and the non-profit sector, Nancy’s commitment to community services, team leadership and development, and strategic organizational development will support the ongoing success of our organization. We look forward to working with Nancy.” – Carol Fee, Vice-Chair, Board of Directors, Surrey Food Bank

Nancy joins the Surrey Food Bank after being the Director of Operations of the Delta Hospice Society. Previously, Nancy was the Executive Director, Langley Hospice Society, Executive Director of the Avalon Recovery Society, and the Director of Development and Operations, Mood Disorders Association of BC. She brings additional experience with the St. James Community Service Society and BC Schizophrenia Society. Nancy will begin her new role with the Surrey Food Bank on, April 25, 2022.

“I am honoured to be joining the Surrey Food Bank as the new Executive Director. As part of the leadership team, I look forward to advancing the vision for a thriving community with food security. Having the ability to provide individuals and families with the basic necessity of food enables each person the opportunity to succeed and ultimately thrive.” – Nancy Pagani, Executive Director, Surrey Food Bank