A Board of Directors develops policy for the Food Bank and cultivates contacts to help the Food Bank accomplish its goals and objectives. Board members serve in a voluntary capacity for terms of three years. At least three of the Directors must be representatives of member agencies. This requirement helps keep the Food Bank grounded in its mission.

2018-2019 Board of Directors

Jim Santamarina, President
BJ’s Wholesale Club

Molly Nicol, 1st Vice President
Albany Medical Center

Suzanne Gunther, 2nd Vice President
CleverShove Marketing

John Evers, Secretary
The Business Council of NYS

Sarah Robinson, Treasurer
Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte CPAs

Dorcey Applyrs
City of Albany

Jill August
Wells Fargo

James Cole

Heather Diddel
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna

Emily Getty

Phil Giltner
New York State Senate

John Graham
State University of New York

Tim Kensky
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Mike Lofrumento
Trustco Bank

Nils Lundberg
Price Chopper/Market 32

Maryann McGeorge
Comfort Food Community

Debra Pollard
Fenimore Asset Management

Kevin Reilly
Key Private Bank

Joel Riley
Hannaford Supermarkets

Mike Rosen
Food Industry Alliance of NYS

Marty Shields
Bouchey Financial Group

Sr. Betsy Van Deusen
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany

Andy Walton
Walmart Distribution Center 6096

Brian Wolters
Sunmark Federal Credit Union