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Thomas Reynolds

Chief Executive Officer

James Gibbs

Chief of Staff

Larisa Lumba

Chief Finance & Operations Officer

Patricia Vogel

Chief Advancement Officer

Leilani Williams

Chief Equity & People Officer

Luisa Aguilar

Director of People

Wendell Brown

Director of the Northwest Harvest Distribution Center in Yakima

Lawanda Graham

Director of Information Technology

Nicole King

Director of Innovative Programs

Carmen Mendez

Director of Food Access Network & Allocation

Gary Newte

Interim Sr. Director of Supply Chain

Andrew Schlosser

Director of Equity & Inclusion

Linda Vida

Interim Director of Sourcing & Procurement

Jamielyn Wheeler

Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives

Board of Directors

Rachel Beda, Chair

Physician/Co-Owner, Wise Patient Internal Medicine PLLC

Scott McQuilkin, Immediate Past Chair

President, Whitworth University – Spokane

Shanis Windland, Treasurer

Vice-President of HR at VMwave

Alan Caplan, Secretary

Technology Executive and Community Volunteer

Bree Black Horse

Senior Litigation Associate at Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton, LLP

Neal Boling

General Manager, KHQ-TV

Melannie Denise Cunningham

Director of Multicultural Outreach & Engagement, Pacific Lutheran University

Connie Falon

Senior Financial Advisor, Ascend Financial Group

Shamso Issak

Executive Director, Living Well Kent

Esther Magasis

Director of Human Services for Yakima County

Ken Price

Director of Prepared Food, Amazon

Dwight Rives

Director of Port Construction Services, Port of Seattle

Joseph Seia

Equity & Social Justice Strategist, Dept of Health

Deidra Wager

President, DJW, LLC