staff

 

kathy webb

Chief Executive Officer
kwebb@arhungeralliance.org

The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the overall management and policy implementation of the Alliance.

TEMEKA WILLIAMS

Operations Director
twilliams@arhungeralliance.org

The Operations Director is responsible for accounts receivable and payable, human resources, and also assists with annual budgeting.

MICHELLE SHOPE

Food Sourcing & Logistics Director
mshope@arhungeralliance.org

The Director of Food Sourcing & Logistics is responsible for acquiring food and other essential products and services for the regional food banks.

PATTY BARKER

Arkansas No Kid Hungry Campaign Director
pbarker@arhungeralliance.org

The Arkansas No Kid Hungry Campaign Director manages the development and implementation of the campaign’s 5-year plan to end childhood hunger in Arkansas. The director oversees campaign personnel and volunteers and works with national, state and local partners to advocate for and expand child hunger programs and assess their effectiveness.

BOBBI MCDANIEL

Development Director
bmcdaniel@arhungeralliance.org

The Development Director plans, organizes and directs ongoing and special project funding programs for the Alliance. This includes funding from private foundations, individuals, corporations, events, governmental grants and more. The director represents the Alliance in the community, educating individuals and organizations about hunger in Arkansas.

Jessica Crenshaw

Communications Manager
jcrenshaw@arhungeralliance.org

Keeping the issues of hunger, the availability of direct relief programs and opportunities for donors in the public awareness through paid, earned and social media, as well as press events and promotions, is the job of the Communications Manager.

VIVIAN NICHOLSON

Breakfast Program Director
vnicholson@arhungeralliance.org

The Breakfast Director works with superintendents, principals and child nutrition directors to implement new ways to serve breakfast at school including Breakfast in the Classroom, Grab & Go or Second Chance options that make breakfast a part of every student’s morning schedule.

SIKIA BROWN

Out-Of-School Programs Director
sbrown@arhungeralliance.org
501-442-8083

The Out-of-School Programs Director oversees and coordinates the recruitment and retention strategies of afterschool and summer feeding programs throughout the state. Additionally, the director acts as liaison between the Campaign, agencies, and other partners to further Arkansas children’s access to food outside of school hours.

JESSICA CHAPMAN

Special Projects and Membership Manager
jchapman@arhungeralliance.org

 

Jami Kirksey

Cooking Matters Nutrition Education Director
jkirksey@arhungeralliance.org

The Nutrition Director works with agencies across the state to implement Cooking Matters programming by providing them with ongoing technical support, training, and program management assistance.

BRANDON CHAPMAN

Food Sourcing and Logistics Manager
bchapman@arhungeralliance.org
501-831-4159

The Food Sourcing and Logistics Programs Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Arkansas Gleaning Project and Arkansas Beef Project.

LANCE WHITNEY

Advocacy Director
lwhitney@arhungeralliance.org

The Advocacy Director implements strategies to raise awareness about legislation and policies that negatively impact access to nutritious food for Arkansas families, seniors and children. The Advocacy Director acts as a liaison between elected officials, the Alliance and the hunger relief community.

CATHY MAY

SNAP Outreach and Data Manager
cmay@arhungeralliance.org

SNAP Advocates work with under served populations who are eligible for SNAP benefits but are currently not enrolled. They train agencies and volunteers to help eligible individuals apply for SNAP benefits, and monitor federal legislation that impacts SNAP.

TOMIKO TOWNLEY

SNAP and WIC Outreach and Policy Director
ttownley@arhungeralliance.org
501-650-1781

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PARKER BLAKE

SNAP Advocate and Outreach Specialist
pblake@arhungeralliance.org

SNAP Advocates work with under served populations who are eligible for SNAP benefits but are currently not enrolled. They train agencies and volunteers to help eligible individuals apply for SNAP benefits, and monitor federal legislation that impacts SNAP.

Liam Hankins-Hull

Cooking Matters AmeriCorps Direct Service Member
lhankinshull@arhungeralliance.org

Liam works with the Cooking Matters team to facilitate cooking classes, grocery store tours, and volunteer training events.

 

John Gillenwater, Jr.

Food Sourcing and Nutrition AmeriCorps VISTA Member
jgillenwater@arhungeralliance.org

John serves by developing new and existing food access programs for the Food Sourcing & Logistics and expanding the capacity of the Cooking Matters staff.

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