Our Leadership


Executive Leadership

Anna S. Beavan
Founder / Board Chair / Executive Director

Brenda Castellano
Co-Founder / Vice-Chair for External Affairs/ Food Recovery Director

James Beavan III
Vice-Chair for Internal Affairs /
Chief Financial Officer

Karen Higgins
Vice-Chair for Governance & Board HR

Jeannette Mendy
Board of Director- Internal Operations / Community Pantry Director

Beth Manrique
Board of Director- External Affairs/ Grants & Fundraising Director

Sr Pastor Napoleon Bradford
Board of Director-External Affairs/ Advocacy & Public Relations

Christina Sommerville
Board of Director -Secretary

Leadership In Action
Core Volunteers

Blessings in a Backpack Lead Volunteer
Patricia Shifflett

Diaper Lead Coordinator
Petal Sampson

Food Recovery Team
Lee Kerns, Michelle Finley, Brenda Castellano, Anna Beavan, Karen Higgins, Rizale, SEED- Trey, Chuck Visconage, Madai Ledesma, Keith Hinds, Ann Nguyen, Mary Payton, James Beavan III

Mobile Food Pantry Team
Keith Hinds, Tisha Tutein, Madai Ledezma, Parkview Apt Leasing Office, Lupe from King Square Apt Leasing Office

Community Food Pantry Team
 Jennette Mendy, Petal Samson, Tyrone Cosby, Rizale, Anna Beavan, Karen Higgins, Mary Payton, Sandy Jeromine , Cindy Dookhantee, Aaron Beard, Word of Faith Church – Pastor Willie Walker, Minister Ron Sharpe, Elder Sheila Tinker and Edith

Newsletter Editor & Youth Leader/ Wellness Equity Advocate
Leah Ankutse

Grant Writer
Lynn Mejia

Social Media & Marketing Manager
Alejandra Gutierrez

LindaBen Branding / Youth Leaders
James Beavan IV , Beo Castellano

Technical Advisor / Web Master
Rob Sommerville

Web Development
Bob Franzese