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Food Bank Senior Leadership Team

We’re hiring for 
President & CEO

Erica Loomis
Vice President of Finance and Administration

Meghan Parsons
Chief Development Officer

Dave Patterson
Chief Operating Officer

Matthew Griffin
Director of Health & Nutrition

Randi Quackenbush
Vice President of Community Impact

Business Services

Lisa Mallacoccio
Business Systems Coordinator

Kate Paterson
Executive Assistant to the President/CEO

James Wade
Business Services Coordinator

People & Culture Manager

Community Impact

Maura Benner
JSY Community Health & Nutrition Coordinator

Jennifer Bertron
Data & Evaluation Manager

Jackie Bogart
Community Empowerment Coordinator

Jen Colf
Client Registration Specialist

Sarah DeFrank
Programs & Partnerships Services Manager

Brianne Harris
Programs & Partnerships Administrative Coordinator

Sam Hanslovan
JSY Nutrition Educator

Sarah Keenan
Programs & Partnerships
Steuben & Schuyler Counties

Theresa Krause
Food Council Coordinator

Lyndsey Lyman
Advocacy & Community Empowerment Manager

Mary Laurey
SNAP Outreach Coordinator – Chemung County

Devin McLaughlin
Programs & Partnerships Coordinator, Chemung & Tioga Counties

Kathryn Miller
Assistant Director of Service Insights

Amanda Palme
Programs & Partnerships Administrative Manager

Kathleen Pasetty
Programs & Partnerships Coordinator, Broome & Tompkins Counties

Caitlin Price
Health & Nutrition Programs Manager

Maggie Zegilla
SNAP Outreach Coordinator – Schuyler County

Development & Community Engagement

Lindsay Aulin
Volunteer Coordinator

Mary Jane Bray
Major Giving Officer

Chris Brewster
Community Engagement Manager

Tina Culligan
Annual Fund Coordinator

Tina Driesbaugh
Data Entry Specialist

Josh Kramer
Director of Communications

Katherine Strawser
Corporate Partnerships Manager

Debbie Wheeler
Annual Fund Manager

Nancy Webster
Grants Manager

Warehouse Operations

Joe Bailey
Mobile Food Pantry Driver

Ron Banach
Mobile Food Pantry Driver

Kendall Carr
Mobile Food Pantry
Team Leader 

Michael Champlain
Warehouse Order Builder

Bill Evans
Production Assistant

James Hubbard
Safety, Compliance & Maintenance Manager

Earl Leonard
Production Manager

Michael Moore
Mobile Food Pantry Driver

Chris Stanford
Warehouse Utilities

Caroline Tolbert
Food Sourcing Manager

Clint West
Mobile Food Pantry Driver

Jason Yarrington
Director of Warehouse Operations

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.

2023 Officers

  • Mary Pat Dolan, Chairperson
    DSS Commissioner (Retired), Trumansburg, NY
  • Steve Hoyt, Vice Chairperson
    Senior Vice President, Tompkins Trust Company, Ithaca, NY
  • Shannon Matteson, Treasurer
    Controller, Pathways, Inc., Horseheads, NY
  • Erin Summerlee, Secretary
    Director, Food & Health Network, Rural Health Network of South Central NY, Binghamton, NY

2023 Directors

  • John Bayne
    SVP & GM of Mobile Consumer Electronics, Corning Incorporated, Horseheads, NY
  • Elizabeth Brando
    Senior Director of Advancement, IllumiNative, Willet, NY
  • Anis Fadul
    Director of Emerging Markets & Technologies, Corning Incorporated, Painted Post, NY
  • Marty Heysham
    Store Manager, Wegmans Elmira, Woodhull, NY
  • Jamie Kaffenbarger
    Principal of BCK Partners, Inc., Elmira, NY
  • Tricia S. Kahn
    CFO, Market Street Trust Company, Horseheads, NY
  • Karl Krebs
    Executive VP, CFO & Treasurer, Chemung Canal Trust Company, Horseheads, NY
  • Jamila Michener
    Associate Professor of Government & Co-Director of the Cornell Center for Health Equity, Cornell University, Lansing, NY
  • Kathleen Rasmussen
    Nancy Schlegel Meinig Professor of Maternal and Child Nutrition Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Fred Van Sickle
    Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Joe Thomas
    Dean & Professor Emeritus, Cornell University (Retired), Ithaca, NY
  • Alison M. Wolfe, MBA, MS, PhD
    Professor, Business & Economics Division Chair / THFBS Director, Elmira College, Corning, NY


  • Natasha R. Thompson
    President & CEO, Food Bank of the Southern Tier, Newfield, NY
  • Karen Dehais
    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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