Heidi Parikh - Chairwoman & Executive Director

Heidi Parikh

Founder and Executive Director

O:844-226-6200 ext 420

Heidi Parikh is the visionary of My Compassion and provides the direction of the organization’s programs and services. Heidi comes from a background in food and beverage where she owned and operated three full service restaurants. Heidi has dedicated the past seven years developing the infrastructure necessary to carry out the mission and vision of My Compassion. Inspired by the life of a young teenager who survived two battles of brain cancer by using cannabinoids, Heidi intends to change the future for sick patients like her father who lost his life from cancer and never got the chance to learn about or benefit from this natural medicine from a such a harmless plant.

Glenda Vance - Treasurer

Glenda Vance

Treasurer and Founding Member

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Glenda Vance is a Founding Member who has served as Treasurer for My Compassion for the past 6 years. Glenda believes in the mission and goals of My Compassion and works to see them come to fruition. Glenda and her husband have owned an independent trucking company since 1992, where she manages all aspects of the company. Glenda’s attention to detail comes from her years of experience with bookkeeping, banking, payroll and taxes along with all the other duties of running a company. Prior to owning her own company Glenda was general manager of Suzy Shops where she managed the daily operations of nine retail stores. As a patient who has found great relief from cannabinoid therapy and has dedicated her time working to help other patients understand the benefits as well.





Donald Mongrain - Board Secretary

Donald Mongrain

Board Secretary

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Donald is a 33 year retiree from General Motors, who worked with union contracts and employees. Donald graduated with a degree in Business Management and is a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society. Donald was inspired to dedicate his time when he attended a My Compassion's meeting and was introduced to our publications and seminars. Donald travels across the state of Michigan talking with industry businesses on the importance of educating the public and Doctors alike about the medical benefits of cannabis.