BOARD OF DIRECTORS & EXECUTIVE TEAM

WE’RE A BIT OF A MOTLEY CREW OF REGULAR FOLK HERE AT NO SO FAST. WE’VE ALL GOT STORIES TO TELL AND UNIQUE REASONS WHY WE’RE INVOLVED.

At the end of the day it’s all about food, and knowing there is more than enough to go around.


Shira

Shira McDermott

NSF CHIEF FOUNDER & FASTER

Mother. Wife. Runner. Salad Eater. Shira started NSF after growing frustrated with her desires for material goods & the unhappiness they brought her. Find her doling out healthy recipes & less is more lifestyle tips on her blog, In Pursuit of More, in between fasts, family, and her day job.

Natasha

Natasha Batiste

Mother. Career Gal. Red head. Natasha jumped on board early and with unwavering discipline & passion has fasted religiously since day one, going full days on only tea and lots of water. She keeps meetings on track and generally keeps paperwork of all kinds in order, as well as bringing energy & enthusiasm to everyday tasks.

Zack

Zack Klassen

Business man. Traveling salesman. Loving husband and wearer of good tailored clothes. You can find Zack working on his business and spreading his passion for growing organic food just about anywhere. Zack brings long term business strategy and grown up leadership to our group; and yes, he is the youngest on the board.

Justin

Justin White

Rock’n’roller. Bean counter. Overall awesome strategic smart man with a flare for the earnest and honest in life. Justin keeps things & people on track and lends a talented hand when it comes to all things logistical. He’s always the ‘how’ guy and fasts sporadically when he sleeps all day and doesn’t eat a thing.

Carly

Carly Hulse

Kiwi. Student. Creative. Carly is our secretary and keeps us all in line with a smile and a wink. As a full time student with limited funds, Carly goes without by aiming for no take out coffee cups, with a limit of one per month. Carly became involved with NSF for the way it makes charity accessible and achievable to anybody.

Paula

Paula Boutette

Food lover. Baker. Magic maker. Paula makes things work at NSF and is there to help with anything that needs to be done. You can find Paula cooking in the kitchen for her day job, and haring her passion for cooking & feeding folks just about everywhere.

Pallavi

Pallavi Gupta

Globetrotter. Designer. Food Blogger. Pallavi currently lives in the southern part of India, after spending the past ten years of her life living in six cities in three different countries. A graphic designer by day and food blogger by the weekend she is passionate about cooking, food photography and growing her own herbs.

Alexa

Alexa Lupul

Designer. Camper. Music lover. Alexa brings a fresh approach the team with a keen eye for design & her love of good classic rock. You can find her whipping up our website, documents & recipes when she’s not exploring the Sea to Sky Highway for her next big adventure.