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.

2021-2023 Board of Directors

Suzanne Gunther, President
CleverShove Marketing

Sr. Betsy Van Deusen, 1st Vice-President
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany

Debra Pollard, 2nd Vice-President
Fenimore Asset Management

Brian Wolters, Secretary
Sunmark Credit Union

James Cole, Treasurer
BST & Co. CPAs LLP

Carey Alberg
Lely North America

Vince Amodeo
M&T Bank

Dorcey Applyrs
City of Albany

Jill August
Wells Fargo

Karla Austen
MVP Health Care

Chris Bombardier
Mercury Public Affairs

Erin Callahan
Attorney

Chris Capone
Central Hudson Gas & Electric

Kathy DeRosa
St. Peter’s Health Partners

Jesse Fetcho
Walmart

Emily Getty
Elanco

Sam Glasbergen
Hannaford Supermarkets

John Graham
State University of New York

Jeff Hollander
Morgan Stanley

Tim Kensky
Berkshire Bank

Mike Lofrumento
Trustco Bank

Nils Lundberg
Price Chopper/Market 32

Maryann McGeorge
Comfort Food Community

Jillian Pasco
Bank of America

Paula Pierce
Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte

Geoffrey Plante
KPMG, LLP

Michael-Aaron Poindexter
Macedonia Baptist Church

Kevin Reilly
Key Private Bank