A Board of Directors develops policy for the Food Bank and cultivates contacts to help the Food Bank accomplish its goals and objectives. Board members serve in a voluntary capacity for terms of three years. At least three of the Directors must be representatives of member agencies. This requirement helps keep the Food Bank grounded in its mission.

2016-2017 Board of Directors

Larry Schillinger, President
Schillinger Environmental Associates LLC

Carey Alberg, 1st Vice President
John Deere Company

Garry Polmateer, 2nd Vice President
Red Argyle, LLC

Jim Santamarina, Secretary
BJ’s Wholesale Club

Sarah Robinson, Treasurer
Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte CPAs

Jill August
KeyBank

Charlotte Carter
Community Food Pantry – Coxsackie

Mike DeSimone
Price Chopper Supermarkets

Heather Diddel
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna

John Evers
The Business Council of NYS

Phil Giltner
NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets

Suzanne Gunther
CleverShove Marketing

Tim Kensky
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Mike Lofrumento
Trustco Bank

Molly Nicol
Albany Medical Center

Debra Pollard
Fenimore Asset Management

Larry Raike
Walmart

Joel Riley
Hannaford Supermarkets

Mike Rosen
Food Industry Alliance of NYS

Kyle Rueckert
CBRE Albany

Marty Shields
Bouchey Financial Group

Sr. Betsy Van Deusen
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany

Annette Vermilyea
Cascades Containerboard Packaging

Charlie Walseman
Cargill, Inc.