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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

Kendall Carr
Mobile Food Pantry Driver

Mary Jane Bray
Major Giving Officer

Michael Champlain
Warehouse Worker

Jim Congdon
Warehouse Driver

Lynn Dates
Executive Assistant

Tina Culligan
Annual Fund Coordinator

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

Lisa Mallacoccio
Business Systems Coordinator

Kathryn Miller
Service Insights Coordinator

Ryan Mattoon
Logistics Manager

Erica Miner
Programs & Partnerships Coordinator
Tioga & Broome

Amanda Palme
Programs & Partnerships Manager

Paddy Redihan
Just Say Yes to Fruits & Vegetables Educator

Elisa Rocks
Just Say Yes to Fruits & Vegetables Nutritionist

Jordyn Smith
Annual Fund Manager

Brian Standt
Retail Store Pickup Driver

Katherine Strawser
Community Engagement  Manager

Caroline Tolbert
Food Sourcing Coordinator

James Wade
Business Services Coordinator

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 Cmmissioner (Retired), Trumansburg, NY
  • Steve Hoyt, Treasurer
    Senior Vice President, Tompkins Trust Company, Ithaca, NY
  • Jessica Renner, Secretary
    Regional President, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Elmira NY

2020 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 of Marketing & Strategy – New Business Development, Corning Incorporated, Painted Post, NY
  • Marty Heysham
    Manager, Wegmans, Elmira, 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
    Division Counsel, Corning Incorporated, Corning, NY
  • Carin Rouleau
    Market Manager, Walmart, Horseheads, NY
  • Erin Summerlee
    Director, Food and Health Network at the Rural Health Network of South Central NY, Binghamton, NY
  • Lorna Swaine-Abdallah
    Substitute Teacher, Binghamton, NY
  • Alison Wolfe
    Associate Professor of Business, Elmira College, Corning, NY


  • Natasha R. Thompson
    President & CEO, Food Bank of the Southern Tier, Elmira, NY
  • Laura Opelt
    Associate Diocesan Director, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Rochester, Elmira, 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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