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Our Team

Get to know our team

Meet some of the leaders shaping Oregon Food Bank’s vision and guiding our work.

Oregon Food Bank leadership team

Susannah Morgan

(she/her/hers) CEO

Moira Bowman

(she/her/hers) Director of Advocacy

Danny Faccinetti

(he/him/his) Director of Operations

C. Nathan Harris

(he/him/his) Director of Community Philanthropy

Rut Martinez-Alicea

(she/her/hers) Director of Equity, People & Culture

Carrie Novak

(she/her/hers) Director of Finance & IT

Jason A Stephany

(he/him/his) Director of Strategic Communications

Andrea Williams

(she/her/hers) Deputy CEO

Starr Farris Yurkewycz

(she/her/hers) Director of Partnerships and Programs

Policy Leadership Council

The Policy Leadership Council shapes the vision for Oregon Food Bank’s policy and advocacy work. The council is led by people impacted by food insecurity and the systemic injustices that cause it.

Elvis Amaro Hernandez

(he/him/el) Salem, Oregon

Adrienne Berry

(she/her/hers) Umatilla, Oregon

O’Nesha Cochran

Portland, Oregon

Angelica Cortes

(she/her/ella) Portland, Oregon

LaNicia Duke

(she/her/hers) Manzanita, Oregon

Andrea Gonzalez

(she/her/ella) Astoria, Oregon

Yaneli Hernandez-Tapia

(she/her/hers) Salem, Oregon

Yee Htay

(she/her/hers) Portland, Oregon

La’akea Kaufman

(they/them) Eugene, Oregon

Venice Mason

(she/her/hers) Cottage Grove, Oregon

Perri McDaniel

(she/her/hers) Grand Ronde, Oregon

Tiffany Monroe

(she/her/hers) Junction City, Oregon

Edna Nyamu

(she/her/hers) Forest Grove, Oregon

Rachelle (Rocky) Nylund

(she/her/hers) Aumsville, Oregon

Liban Satu

(he/him/his) Portland, Oregon

Sandi Wells

(she/her/hers) Canby, Oregon

Board of directors

Sarah Opfer

Chair, (she/her/hers) Audit Managing Director, KPMG

Wayne Graham

Vice Chair, (he/him/his) Graham Group

Liz Aspray

Treasurer, (she/her/hers) Retired, Sysco Portland

Felicia Rivers

Secretary, (she/her/hers) Director Talent, Tillamook County Creamery Association​

Luke Dirks


Linda Dove

(she/her/hers) Pastoral Director, Bethlehem House of Bread

Rick Gaupo

(he/him/his) CEO & President, Marion Polk Food Share​

Stuart Hogue

(he/him/his) VP/GM Foot Locker, North America, Nike

Kerri Hoyt-Pack

(she/her/hers) Owner & Founder, The Liberty Collective

Daniel Isaak

(he/him/his) Senior Rabbi, Retired – Congregation Neveh Shalom

Howard Matsumura

(he/him/his) President & Owner, Principal Ingredients

Dunya Minoo

(she/her/hers) Director, Educational Partnerships, Portland Public Schools

Farah Pakseresht

(she/her/hers) Vice President, Hospital Operations/Post-Acute Care at Northwest Permanente

Jinky Panganiban

(she/her/hers) Founding Member, Oregon Sports Angels

Marc Patrick

(he/him/his) Former Senior Vice President of Marketing, Beyond Meat

Karin Power

(she/her/hers), Administrative Director, B Local PDX

Brooke Randall

(he/him/his) Principal, Agriculture Capital

Kevin Ryan

(he/him/his) Social Services Program Manager, William Temple House

Alexis Taylor

(she/her/hers) Director, Oregon Department of Agriculture

Jeffery Temple

(he/him/his) Director of Corporate Affairs, Fred Meyer Stores, Inc./Kroger

Brenda Thomas

(she/her/hers) President, Orchard View

Kris Zirkel

(he/him/his) Partner Agency Coordinator, Yamhill Community Action Partnership

Equity ambassadors

Our equity ambassadors support Oregon Food Bank in advancing equity, inclusion and diversity within our organization, helping bring an equity lens to everything we do.

Mis Carlson-Swanson

(she/her/hers) Tillamook County Food Bank Manager

Katy Giombolini

(they/them) Food Systems Manager

Amy Powers

(she/her/hers) Metro & Washington County Services Manager

Kerri Skinner

(she/her/hers) Digital Engagement & Analytics Specialist

Joshua Thomas

(he/him/his) Equity & Work Culture Manager

Olivia Townsend

(she/her/hers) Community Philanthropy Developer, Individual Giving
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