Passionate about: Family, Community, Social Justice, Relationships, Development, Fly-Fishing
Hidden Talent: I’m pretty decent with a Frisbee.
Favorite Food: I’m a happy omnivore. I tend to really like food. My favorite is probably anything Mexican. Wrap a tortilla around a random food product, and I’m pretty stoked.
Program Operations Director
When I retire I want to be: A librarian, a crossing guard, a park ranger, a school secretary, a preschool teacher, a lunch lady, a goat farmer & a fly fishing guide.
Relaxations: Reading, all Children, Baking Quiches & Pies, Hands in the Dirt
Favorite Foods: Decaf Lattes & All things Mexican
Director of Development and Advocacy
Fave Five: Rivers. Syntax. Pencils – the kind you sharpen. Wit. Saturday mornings.
Things I say: [Insert adjective] as day. I’m not gonna lie… Certainly. My kid also has 50 nicknames, all of which are food related.
Favorite Food: All about Fall food. Soup. Macaroni and cheese. Potato anything. Tamales.
Events & Marketing Coordinator
Focus: Learning new skills, sharing knowledge with others, community, traveling, refinishing furniture, History (anything World War II related).
Foundation: Family, friends, swimming, teaching Jazzercise, laughing, living.
Favorite Food: Mac & Cheese. Or Grilled Cheese … maybe just cheese.
Program Services Coordinator
Passionate about: my job, wellness, nutrition, self-improvement
Excited about: skiing, bike rides, delicious food, travel, home improvements.
Inspired by: People who devote their lives to the wellbeing of others: “Strong people stand up for themselves. But the strongest stand up for others.”-Unknown
Favorite Food: Raspberries and salty caramel ice cream (not together)
Passionate about: Making people smile.
Favorite Foods: Gnocchi and London Broil
Store Services Coordinator
Skills: Patience. Listening. Kindness.
Passions: Adventuring in the mountains, deep powder turns, photography, helping others
Favorite foods: Steak, chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream with rainbow sprinkles
Passionate about: justice, stories, learning, teaching, love
Appreciates: risk, untranslatable words, hip hop, adventure
Humbled by: authenticity, children, mountains, connection
Favorite foods: Ghirardelli double chocolate brownies, guacamole, ceviche, coffee
Driver & Operations Assistant
Likes: Music, History, Classic Rock N Roll; Jingles [a lost art], working with people, laughing and making people smile; service to others. Working at Missoula Food Bank has been the most rewarding job of my life.
Favorite Quote: “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe
Favorite Foods: BBQ with beans & coleslaw
Nuts & Bolts: Office wrangling of all kinds.
Fundamentals: Gardening, books, movies, sci-if/fantasy.
Depth: Family, friends, my animals, food.
Favorite Food: Summer – ratatouille, Winter – Soup of any kind.
Being: A sociologist, a movie buff, and sassy
Doing: Reading, yoga, laughing with friends and family, and drinking coffee
Loving: Eastern Europe, gothic architecture, swimming, creaky wood floors, and the first frost