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.

2019-2020 Board of Directors

Jim Santamarina, President
Community Volunteer

Molly Nicol, 1st Vice President
Community Volunteer

Suzanne Gunther, 2nd Vice President
CleverShove Marketing

John Evers, Secretary
The Business Council of NYS

James Cole, Treasurer

Dorcey Applyrs
City of Albany

Karla Austen
MVP Health Care

Jill August
Wells Fargo

Heather Diddel
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna

Emily Getty

Sam Glasbergen
Hannaford Supermarkets

John Graham
State University of New York

Jeff Hollander
Morgan Stanley

Tim Kensky
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Mike Lofrumento
Trustco Bank

Nils Lundberg
Price Chopper/Market 32

Maryann McGeorge
Comfort Food Community

Maliha Nazeer
Islamic Center of the Capital District Food Pantry

Paula Pierce
Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte

Geoffrey Plante

Debra Pollard
Fenimore Asset Management

Kevin Reilly
Key Private Bank

Mike Rosen
Pastel & Rosen, LLP

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 Credit Union