Board and Staff Directory

2023 Board of Directors


Jason Pursehouse, Chair, Meijer 

Ron Bartholomew, Vice-Chair, WNDU

Brandon Demitruk, Treasurer/Secretary, TCU


Linda Bernth, Retired CEO

Chris Brechtel, 1st Source Bank

Chris Fought, Kroger

Joe Fullenkamp, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP 

Ellen Meihofer, United Way of LaPorte County

Tim Ryan, Ryan Career Consulting

Jeff Wisler, Woodforest National Bank

Alicia Webber, Hub International


Food Bank Staff


Marijo Martinec, ( ) Executive Director and CEO

Larry Flickinger, ( ) Programs and Experience Manager

Barb Freel, ( ) Adminstrative Coordinator

Oscar Gibson, ( ) Warehouse Manager

Konnie Harkin, ( ) Administrative Support & Inventory Specialist

Brandy Love, ( ) Agency Relations Director

Cara Montana, ( ) Human Resources/Office Manager

Theresa Thompson, ( ) Finance Manager & Executive Assistant

Bob Wieneke, ( ) Food Donor Relationship Director


Timo Fuentes, Warehouse Services

Ken Kizer, Agency Distribution Coordinator

Bill Nowostawski, ( ) Warehouse Services

Dionte Porter, Warehouse Specialist



Tommy Shannon, Environmental Services/Building Maintenance

Lawanda Webber, Environmental Services Associate



Ron Albert

Thomas Harber

Al Love

James Mason

Dwuan Paul

John Scott

James Seward

Terrance Taylor


Community Food Pantry of St. Joseph County:

Gerri Smith, Pantry Assistant







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