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Food Bank Executive Team

Natasha R. Thompson
President & CEO

Tim Currie
Chief Operating Officer

Meghan Parsons
Vice President of Development & Community Engagement

Matthew Griffin
Director of Health & Nutrition

Erica Loomis
Director of Business Services

Dave Patterson
Director of Warehouse Operations

Randi Quackenbush
Director of Community Impact

Our Team

Jennifer Bertron
Community Impact Manager

Theresa Bliss
Volunteer Coordinator

Mary Jane Bray
Major Giving Officer

Kendall Carr
Warehouse Delivery Driver

Michael Champlain
Warehouse Worker

Jim Congdon
Warehouse Driver

Tina Culligan
Annual Fund Coordinator

Sean Curry
Warehouse Worker

Lynn Dates
Executive Assistant

Sarah DeFrank
Programs & Partnerships Services Manager

Tina Driesbaugh
Data Entry Specialist

Danielle Farnbaugh
Senior Grants Manager

James Hubbard
Safety, Compliance & Maintenance Manager

Sarah Keenan
Programs & Partnerships
Steuben & Schuyler

Mary Laurey
SNAP Outreach Coordinator

Earl Leonard
Production Manager

Mark Lisi
Mobile Food Pantry
Team Leader

Lyndsey Lyman
Advocacy & Education Manager

Frank Hedges

Logan Knapp
Mobile Food Pantry Driver

Lisa Mallacoccio
Business Systems Coordinator

Ryan Mattoon
Logistics Manager

Bonnie McCartney
Production Assistant

Kathryn Miller
Service Insights Manager

Amanda Palme
Programs & Partnerships Administrative Manager

Katherine Strawser
Community Engagement Manager

Caroline Tolbert
Food Sourcing Manager

James Wade
Business Services Coordinator

Clint West
Mobile Food Pantry Driver

Kurtis Williams
Warehouse Receiving Specialist

Board of Directors

The leadership of the Food Bank of the Southern Tier is comprised of a diverse group of individuals from the community representing the food, banking, healthcare, non-profit and other industries within our six-county service area. Board members meet five times each year, and are tasked with providing guidance and assuring sound fiscal management of the Food Bank’s resources.

2020 Officers

  • Joe Thomas, Chairperson
    Dean Emeritus and Professor, Johnson School Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Mary Pat Dolan, Vice Chairperson
    DSS Commissioner (Retired), Trumansburg, NY
  • Steve Hoyt, Treasurer
    Senior Vice President, Tompkins Trust Company, Ithaca, NY
  • Jessica Renner, Secretary
    Regional President, Southern Tier Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Elmira, NY

2021 Directors

  • John Bayne
    VP & GM of Gorilla Glass, Horseheads, NY
  • Michael Eisner
    Senior Vice President, CIO, Market Street Trust Company, Horseheads, NY
  • Anis Fadul
    Director, Emerging Markets & Technologies, Corning Incorporated, Painted Post, NY
  • Marty Heysham
    Manager, Wegmans, Woodhull, NY
  • Karl Krebs
    Executive Vice President, CFO & Treasurer, Chemung Canal Trust Company, Horseheads, NY
  • Shannon Matteson
    Controller, Pathways, Inc., Big Flats, NY
  • Peter Newman
    Regional President, M&T Bank, Endwell, NY
  • Grace Park
    Senior Division Counsel, Corning Incorporated, Corning, NY
  • Erin Summerlee
    Director, Food & Health Network at the Rural Health Network of South Central NY, Binghamton, NY
  • Fred Van Sickle
    Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Alison Wolfe
    Associate Professor of Business, Elmira College, Corning, NY


  • Natasha R. Thompson
    President & CEO, Food Bank of the Southern Tier, Newfield, NY
  • Jack Balinsky
    Diocesan Director, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Prospective Board Member Application

The Food Bank of the Southern Tier Board of Directors is accepting nominations and resumes for new board members. If you or someone you know would be interested in serving your community as a member of our board, please send the completed application and your resume to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier at the address on the application.

Click here to download the Board Member Application

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