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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) President

Andrea Williams

(she/her/hers) Vice President

Suleiman Amanzad

(he/him/his) Director of Strategic Communications

Moira Bowman

(she/her/hers) Director of Advocacy

Danny Faccinetti

(he/him/his) Director of Operations

C. Nathan Harris

(he/they) Director of Community Philanthropy

Rut Martinez-Alicea

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

Jamie Montgomery

(he/him) Director of Information Technology

John Ng

(he/him/his) Director of Finance

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.

Adrienne Berry

(she/her/hers) Adams, Oregon

Araceli Camacho

(She/Her) Portland, Oregon

Andrea Cisneros

(she/her) Ontario, OR

O'Nesha Cochran Dumas

(she/her) Portland, OR

Adrianna Contreras

(she/her) Ontario, OR

Angelica Cortes Mejia

(she/her/ella) Portland, Oregon

Jaqueline Cuevas Cuna

(She/Her) Ontario, OR & Corvallis, OR

West Kaufman

(they/them) Eugene, OR

Jazlyn Lepez

(she/her/ella) Central Oregon

Perri McDaniel

(she/her/hers) Grand Ronde, OR

Edna Nyamu

(she/her) Forest Grove, Oregon

Denis Nyongesa

(He/Him) Hillsboro, Oregon

Jazmine R.


Geo Su

(they/them/theirs/elle/elles) Portland, OR

Se'Maj Taper

(she/they) Portland, OR

Marae Tidwell


Board of directors

Wayne Graham

Chair, (he/him) Graham Group

Farah Pakseresht

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

Kevin Ryan

Secretary, (he/him) Director of Social Services, William Temple House

Rick Gaupo

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

Kristin Anderson Ostrom

(she/her) Executive Director, Oregon Rural Action

Carly Auten

(she/her) Food Program Director, NeighborImpact

Betty Brown

(she/her) Executive Director, Portland Open Bible Community Pantry

Sarah Brown

(she/her) Owner, Diggin' Roots Farm & Certification Director, Pennsylvania Certified Organic

Tyson Campbell

(he/him) VP & Director of Operations, Integra Supply

Luke Dirks

(he/him), Director of Wholesale Coava Coffee

Darius Hartwell

(he/him) Attorney, Schwabe Williamson and Wyatt

Ana Hernandez-Garcia

(she/her) Branch Manager, Oregon Department of Human Services

Shantae Johnson

(she/her) Co-Founder, Mudbone Grown

Arif Kareem

(he/him) Corporate Board Member & Advisor

Mayra Ledesma

(she/her) Attorney, Pickett Dummigan Weingart LLP

Viviana Matthews

(she/her) Executive Director, Clatsop Community Action

Sarah McGregor

(she/her) Feeding Umpqua Program Manager, United Community Action Network

Dunya Minoo

(she/her/hers) Director of Special Programs, Portland Public Schools

Tiffany Orford

(she/her) Senior Manager - Audit, KPMG

Gabriella Pena

(she/her) Founder, Strong by Choice

Brooke Randall

(he/him) Principal, Agriculture Capital

Adele Schott

(she/her) Rancher, 6 Ranch

Kate Trujillo

(she/her) Deputy Director, Honnold Foundation

Louise Vaz

(she/her) Physician, Pediatric Infectious Diseases / Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Oregon Health & Science University

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) Special Projects Manager

Morgan Dewey

(she/her/hers) Public Relations Manager

Katy Giombolini

(they/them) Food Systems Manager

Jacob Hayden

(he/him/his) Transportation Manager

Michelle Lin

(she/her/hers) Statewide Network Strategist

Stephen Oliver

(he/him/his) Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Joshua Thomas

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