Board and Staff

Board of Directors

Distinguished community members serve as our Board of Directors.       

Mark Riley, Chair
Bank of America

Julie Olson-Buchanan, Vice Chair
California State University Fresno

Diana Mock, Past Chair
Fresno Pacific University

Kay Davies, Secretary
Retired, Fresno Unified School Administrator

Michele Noland, Treasurer
Gerawan Farming, Inc.

Warren Auwae
Central California Truck and Trailer Sales

Jim Bates
Fowler Packing

Justin Emmi
Citibank Commercial Banking

Jim Lynes
Union Bank

Beth Pandol
Water Association of Kern County

Rosa Pereirra
​Self-Help Federal Credit Union

Executive Team

Andrew Souza
President & CEO
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x109
Fax: (559) 237-2527

Natalie Caples
Chief Operations Officer
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x104
Fax: (559) 237-2527

Kym Dildine
Chief Administrative Officer
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x124
Fax: (559) 443-2081

Patricia Cook
Accounting Manager
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x110
Fax: (559) 443-2081

Maria Ayala
Programs Supervisor
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x130
Fax: (559) 237-2527

Virginia Yang
Human Resources Manager
Phone: (559)237-3663 x136
Fax: (559) 443-2081

Robin Allen-Maddox
Executive Administrative Assistant
& Communications Specialist
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x113
Fax: (559) 237-2527 

Katie Kellett
Programs Supervisor
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x120
Fax: (559) 237-2527

Development Team
Alicia Linares
Proposal Writer
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x131
Fax: (559) 443-2081

Anansa McCoy
Development Assistant
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x101
Fax: (559) 443-2081

Renee Nuanes
Events Manager
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x127
Fax: (559) 443-2081

Denise O'Canto
Corporate Relations and Community Engagement Manager
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x114
Fax: (559) 443-2081

Alison Tolladay 
Community Relations Manager
Phone: (559)237-3663 x119

Finance Team
Guadalupe Cortez (Temp)
Finance Assistant
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x118
Fax: (559) 443-2081 

Leticia Pena
Finance Assistant
Phone:  (559) 237-3663 x111
Fax: (559) 443-2081

Angelica Romero
Finance Analyst
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x105
Fax: (559) 443-2081 

Operations Team
Yadira Covarrubias
Operations Assistant
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x133
Fax: (559) 443-2032  

Jaclyn Pack
Food Acquisitions Manager
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x 112
Fax: (559) 443-2032

Lee Simpson
Inventory Specialist
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x102
Fax: (559) 443-2032

Programs Team

Brenetta Sadakov
CalFresh Coordinator
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x137
Fax: (559) 237-2527

Angela Vue
Data Entry Assistant
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x129
Fax: (559) 237-2527

Susana Mendoza
Direct Service Coordinator
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x138
Fax: (559) 237-2527

Vacant
Nutrition Educator
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x120
Fax: (559) 237-2527

Nancy Rios
USDA/Direct Service Coordinator
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x108
Fax: (559) 237-2527

Maria Ramirez
Agency Relations Coordinator, Fresno/Madera Counties
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x107
Fax: (559) 237-2527

Tami Valle-Gonzalez  
Agency Relations Coordinator, Tulare/Kings Counties
Phone: (559) 237-3663 x132
Fax: (559) 237-2527

Jobelle Duka
Volunteer Manager
Phone: (559)237-3663 x106

Distribution Center Team
Frank Rodriguez
Distribution & Logistics Supervisor

Joe Espinoza
Warehouse Supervisor

Fernando Gonzalez
Jose Vidal
Javier Torrez 
​Jesse Armstrong
Victor Bobo
​Nacho Casillas-Vega
​Kou Lor
Elias Perez
​Nicholas Torchia
Juan Uribe
Anthony Williams
Jan Yang

“Sometimes we have to make hard decisions. Do I buy my medicine or do I buy food?”

—Octavia, Sanger, CA

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