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Cynthia Chavez

Chief Financial Officer

James Gibbs

Chief of Staff

Laura Hamilton

Chief Advancement Officer

Thomas Reynolds

Chief Executive Officer

Wayne Shorter

Chief Operating Officer

Leilani Williams

Chief Equity & People Officer

jeanie chunn

Community Engagement Director

Lawanda Graham

Information Technology Director

Larisa Lumba

Learning & Impact Director

Carmen Mendez

Food Access Network Director

Gary Newte

Sourcing & Procurement Director

Patricia Vogel

Community Philanthropy Director

Christina Wong

Public Policy & Advocacy Director

Board of Directors

Scott McQuilkin, Chair

President, Whitworth University – Spokane

Rachel Beda, Chair-elect

Physician/Co-Owner, Wise Patient Internal Medicine PLLC

Alan Caplan, Treasurer

Technology Executive and Community Volunteer

Cris Hales, Secretary

Vice President Fruit Procurement and Grower Services, Tree Top, Inc

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

Trang Le

Partner, Forgepoint Partners

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

Deidra Wager

President, DJW, LLC

Shanis Windland

Vice-President of HR at VMwave