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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

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

Alwyn Lewis

(he/him/his) Director of Information Technology

Rut Martinez-Alicea

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

John Ng

(he/him/his) Director of Finance

Jason Kanawati Stephany

(he/him/his) Director of Strategic Communications

Andrea Williams

(she/her/hers) Vice President

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/his) Graham Group

Farah Pakseresht

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

Chanel ONeill

Treasurer, (she/her/hers) Principal, Cornerstone Research

Kevin Ryan

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

Sarah Opfer

Immediate Past Chair, (she/her/hers) Managing Director, KPMG

Kristin Anderson Ostrom

Executive Director, Oregon Rural Action

Carly Auten

Food Program Director, NeighborImpact

Betty Brown

Executive Director, Portland Open Bible Community Pantry

Luke Dirks

(he/him/his), Director of Wholesale Coava Coffee

Rick Gaupo

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

Darius Hartwell

Attorney, Schwabe Williamson and Wyatt

Shantae Johnson

(she/her/hers) Co-Founder, Mudbone Grown

Mayra Ledesma

Staff Attorney, Northwest Workers’ Justice Project

Viviana Matthews

Executive Director, Clatsop Community Action

Jen Maje Maynard

(she/her/hers) Kitchen Programs Manager, Zenger Farms

Sarah McGregor

Feeding Umpqua Program Manager, United Community Action Network

Dunya Minoo

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

McKena Miyashiro

(she/her/hers) Principal ESG Consultant, PGE

Gabriella Pena

Founder - Strong by Choice

Brooke Randall

(he/him/his) Principal, Agriculture Capital

Jeffery Temple

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

Louise Vaz

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) Tillamook County Food Bank Manager

Morgan Dewey

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

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

Liset Puentes

(she/her/hers) Corporate and Community Relations Developer

Joshua Thomas

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