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Board of Directors

Upcoming Board of Directors Meeting

All PA NEN members are welcome to attend the Board of Director's meeting! Join our motivated team working to solve poverty-related hunger issues. Information regarding the next scheduled Board meeting will be posted here soon. 


Board Purpose: 

The PA NEN Board Committee serves as a governing body for PA NEN. 

Role:

  • Setting the goals, strategies, and direction for PA NEN.
  • Develop relationships with appropriate partners in pursuit of diversified funding.
  • Provide direction and resources for the Network that will advance PA NEN goals.
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Future Vision:

Maintain Board members and recruit new members who are interested in securing PA NEN's goals.


Meetings:

The committee meets three times a year: one meeting is held via conference call, and two are face-to-face. The conference call is held in January. Face-to-face meetings are scheduled on the first day of the annual conference, in April or May, and October.


Board Nominations: 

PA NEN is currently seeking nominations for Board members. If you are interested, please click here.


2018-2019 Current Board Members

Susan Cubbage - Cochair, Fulton County Food Basket
Muffin Friedman - Cochair, Retired
Karima N. Rose - Past chair, Freelance/Consultant
Matthew Bolton - Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry
Keri Byrne -  Penn State Extension Nutrition Links
Rachel Chen - Allegheny County Health Department
Memie Christie - Penn State Extension Nutrition Links
Whitney DePowell -  Penn State Extension Nutrition Links
Carolyn Gilles - Retired, Penn State Cooperative Extension
Sandy Hopple - Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Vanesa Karamanian - Health Promotion Council
Amanda Kopetsky - Student, University of Delaware
Mark Melnychuk - Retired, Bloomsburg University
Holly Michaels - Well Span York Hospital
Bob Roebuck - Retired Chef, Volunteer at Central Pennsylvania Food Bank
Amy Wishner - Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Non-Voting Members/ Fiscal Partners
Tiffany Bransteitter - Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Christine Brennan - Pennsylvania Nutrition Education PA SNAP-Ed
Jessica Garvick - Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Atrese Green - Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Christina Miller - Health Promotion Council
Brian Whorl - Pennsylvania Department of Human Services

Non-Voting Member/ Staff
Christine E. Mullin - PA NEN, Executive Director

Learn more about the duties of Board Members