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Executive Committee

Purpose:

The Executive Committee provides ongoing leadership for PA NEN, advancing the policies, guidelines and activities adopted by the Board, in support of the mission, goals and objectives of PA NEN. You must have served at least 2 years on the Board and be an active Board member to be considered. Members are elected from the Board.

Duties:

  •     Communicating monthly with the ME Office.
  •     Noting changes from FNS and progress of any requests submitted.
  •     Continued recruiting of new members.
  •     Monitoring of the use and efficiency of the PA NEN website and databases.
  •     Providing feedback on the Annual Conference and summer workshops.
  •     Overseeing the work of the Strategic Directions Committee.
  •     Ensuring that the current strategic plan is being carried out.
  •     Keeping abreast of the progress of the Social Marketing Committee as it continues
  •     Attending to nominating needs of the Executive Committe and Board.
  •     Making sure the PA NEN Bylaws are current, updated, and being followed.

Future Vision:

To advance the policies, guidelines and activities adopted by the Board, in support of the mission, goals and objectives of PA NEN.

Meetings:

The committee meets monthly. Meetings occur on the first Wednesday of every month via conference call.


2015 - 2016 Executive Committee

Jorja Barton - Central PA Food Bank
Matthew Bolton - Squirrel Hill Community Food Bank
Christine Brennan - Pennsylvania Nutrition Education TRACKS
Carolyn Gilles, Past Chair, Retired, PSU Cooperative Extension
Elise Gurgevich, Penn State Nutrition Links
Mark Melnychuk, Retired, Bloomsburg University
Christine E. Mullin, PA NEN, Executive Director
Karima Rose, Chair, The Food Trust
Karen Virostek, Adagio Health

Are you interested in joining the PA NEN Board? If so, please complete our this webform.