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Senior Staff

Arleen Peterson
Executive Director
Phone: 219.980.1777 ext. 301
Fax: 219.980.1720
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Pamela Perkins
Associate Director
Phone: 219.980.1777 ext. 306
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Stephen Beekman
Development Director
Phone: 219.980.1777 ext. 314
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Victor Ortiz
Food Procurement Manager
Phone: 219.981.5119 Ext. 307
Fax: 219.980.1720
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Chanda Dixon
Youth Program Coordinator
Phone: 219-980-1777
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Megan Sikes
Communication/Advocacy Manager
Phone: 219.980.1777 ext. 305
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Kenya Anderson
Program Specialist
Phone: 219.980.1777 ext. 304
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Ron Mayes
Operations Supervisor
Phone: 219.980.1777 ext. 310
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Tricia Sheaks
Agency Relations Coordinator
Phone: 219.980.1777 ext. 308
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Liz Acevedo
Office Manager
Phone: 219.980.1777 ext. 302
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Board Members

Kevin DeVries
President
Dutch Farms

Joe Kolavo
Immediate Past President
Strack & Van Til's

Kris Parker
Secretary
Porter County Purdue Extension Office

Bob Lowry
Treasurer
People's Bank

Nick Meyer
Board Member
NIPSCO

Dave Furman
Board Member
Restaurant Management Corporation (McDonalds)

Shanda Jackson
Board Member
BMO Harris Bank

Glenn Patterson
Board Member
Lucas, Holcomb, & Medrea LLP

Bryan Oedzes
Board Member
New York Life

Craig Ghelfi
Board Member
Majestic Star Casino

Interested in Joining the Network?

If you are an agency interested in starting a food pantry or soup kitchen, or are already operating and would like to become a member of our network download our pre-application form and contact Tricia Sheaks at 219.980.1777 ext. 308 or email her at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Click here for a pre-application form