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Food Bank Senior Leadership Team

Natasha R. Thompson
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
Director of Community Impact

Business Services

Lisa Mallacoccio
Business Systems Coordinator

James Wade
Business Services Coordinator

Theresa McCaslin
People & Culture Manager

Community Impact

Jennifer Bertron
Community Impact Manager

Jackie Bogart
Community Empowerment Coordinator

Jen Colf
Client Registration Specialist

Sarah DeFrank
Programs & Partnerships Services Manager

Brianne Harris
Programs & Partnerships Administrative Coordinator

Sarah Keenan
Programs & Partnerships
Steuben & Schuyler Counties

Theresa Krause
Food Council Coordinator

Lyndsey Lyman
Advocacy & Community Empowerment Manager

Devin McLaughlin
Programs & Partnerships Coordinator, Chemung & Tioga Counties

Amanda Palme
Programs & Partnerships Administrative Manager

Kathryn Miller
Service Insights Manager

Kathleen Pasetty
Programs & Partnerships Coordinator, Broome & Tompkins Counties

Development & Community Engagement

Lindsay Aulin
Volunteer Coordinator

Gwen Baker
Data Entry Specialist

Mary Jane Bray
Major Giving Officer

Chris Brewster
Community Engagement Manager

Tina Culligan
Annual Fund Coordinator

Tina Driesbaugh
Data Entry Specialist

Katherine Strawser
Corporate Partnerships Manager

Debbie Wheeler
Annual Fund Manager

Nancy Webster
Grants Manager

Health & Nutrition

Maura Benner
JSY Community Health & Nutrition Coordinator

Mary Laurey
SNAP Outreach Coordinator – Chemung County

Caitlin Price
Health & Nutrition Programs Manager

Sam Hanslovan
JSY Nutrition Educator

Maggie Zegilla
SNAP Outreach Coordinator – Schuyler County

Warehouse Operations

Joe Bailey
Mobile Food Pantry Driver

Cory Bigelow
Warehouse Order Builder

Kendall Carr
Warehouse Delivery Driver

Michael Champlain
Warehouse Order Builder

James Hubbard
Safety, Compliance & Maintenance Manager

Earl Leonard
Production Manager

Mark Lisi
Mobile Food Pantry
Team Leader

Michael Moore
Mobile Food Pantry Driver

Brian Standt
Retail 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.

2022 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

2022 Directors

  • John Bayne
    SVP & GM Mobile Consumer Electronics, Corning Incorporated, Horseheads, NY
  • Anis Fadul
    Director, Emerging Markets & Technologies, Corning Incorporated, Painted Post, NY
  • Andy Fagan
    ED CCE of Tioga & Tompkins counties, Retired, Waverly, NY
  • Marty Heysham
    Manager, Wegmans, Woodhull, NY
  • Jamie Kaffenbarger
    Principal & Co-Founder, BCK Partners Inc., Elmira, NY
  • Tricia S. Khan
    CFO, Market Street Trust Company, Horseheads, NY
  • Karl Krebs
    Executive Vice President, CFO & Treasurer, Chemung Canal Trust Company, Horseheads, NY
  • Shannon Matteson
    Controller, Pathways, Inc., Big Flats, NY
  • Connie Park
    ED of HR & Chief Diversity Officer, SUNY CCC, Ithaca, NY
  • Kathleen Rasmussen
    Nancy Schlegal Meinig Professor of Maternal & Child Nutrition, Cornell University, Ithaca, 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
  • 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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