Board of Directors

who we are

The Eating Disorders Foundation of Canada is governed by a Board of Directors driven to provide hope for those living with eating disorders, and their families.

Dr. Robbie Campbell

Dr. Robbie Campbell has worked with the treatment, recovery/relapse and research of anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorders for over 40 years as a Psychiatrist. He brings vast clinical, research and administrative experience to the EDFC Board of Directors and has been named Professor Emeritus at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry for Western University

Dr. David Pilon

Dr. David Pilon has served on the World Health Organization’s consultation group and has been affiliated with the Eating Disorder Clinic at QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax for most of his career. Dr. Pilon is currently the Director of Dalhousie University’s Counseling and Psychological Services. A director of EDFC, Dr. Pilon focuses his efforts on enhancing access to evidence based mental health services, education and training.

Stephen Hodd

Stephen Hodd is an engineer, innovator and entrepreneur with over 45 years of business experience. He has a developed a passion for eating disorder advocacy, which has pushed him to help in the development of residential treatment facilities. Hodd is also dedicated to ensuring the continuation of in-depth research about eating disorders.

Frank Hughes

Frank Hughes has served on a number of boards and advisory boards, for both for-profit and non-profit organizations, including the Graybar Canada where he served as President and CEO for over 40 years. Through his years of volunteer experience, Frank has developed a strong commitment to helping those with eating disorders and has dedicated his knowledge, experience, and generosity to the cause.

Kayla Campbell

Kayla Campbell is a registered nurse working in a mental health and addiction as well as internal medicine at the Mount Royal Hospital in Calgary. Kayla has been involved in mental health for the last four years, working closely in a medical psychiatry with eating disorder patients in acute care.

Melanie Cole

Melanie Cole is a partner practicing in the capital markets group of the law firm of Aird & Berlis LLP. Melanie’s practice focuses on a broad range of matters, including public and private offerings, private placement financings, reverse takeovers, stock exchange listings, continuous disclosure and corporate governance matters. Melanie regularly advises both domestic and international clients, ranging from small start-ups to large public companies. Outside of her practice, Melanie is passionate about giving back to the community through her ongoing involvement in the charitable sector and by acting as a mentor to junior lawyers.