About Us

Our Mission

  • We lead the community to end hunger.
  • We are the expert on hunger and nutrition education.
  • We are the hub of the hunger relief system.
  • We see food as the beginning; the first step in a holistic response to meeting the needs of our hungry neighbors and helping them move toward independence.


Board of Directors 2015

John Nicholas, President; Bill Willson, Vice President; Edie Chaifetz, Secretary; and Steven Kourelakos, Treasurer

Barbara Brizdle, Rex Burgher, Judy Cahn, Rich Cautero, Jack Higgins, Arnold Hoffman, Susan Jones, Scott Levine, Mac Martin, Paul Mattison, Keith Monda
Jeff Reynolds, Tom Ryan, and Midge Stulberg.

All board members are volunteer, independent voters.

Executive Staff 

Sandra Frank, JD
Chief Executive Officer
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Susan Michelson Brown
Chief Administrative Officer
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John Livingston
Chief Operating Officer
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Together with our partners, we provide healthy solutions to end hunger in our community.