Meet Our Board

The School Street Food Pantry is led by an advisory board of volunteers comprised of local college students and community members. The board meets monthly either virtually or in person at Normal First United Methodist Church to determine policy and provide guidance for the operation of the pantry.  If you are interested in learning more about the School Street Food Pantry board, contact us by email at schoolstreetfoodpantry@gmail.com.

Key Organizations Represented on the Board:

Illinois State University

Normal First United Methodist Church

MERGE @ ISU Wesley –United Methodist Campus Ministries

ISU Student Government Association

Normal Township

University of Illinois Extension

Board Members

Co-Chairs:

Serving as organization leaders and facilitators, the Board Co-Chairs organize and schedule board meetings, call special meetings as necessary, and invite other board members to participate and share information.

ISU Faculty/Staff or Community memberKerri Calvert, ISU Health Promotion and Wellness
StudentOpen

Volunteer Coordinators:

Volunteer Coordinators manage the volunteer screening process, volunteer training, and supervision of volunteer service hours.

ISU Faculty/Staff or community memberOpen
StudentCaleb Howard
StudentCourtney Williams

Communication and Marketing Coordinators:

Communication and Marketing Coordinators develop marketing materials, update the website and Facebook pages, and coordinate comprehensive marketing campaigns in the local community.

ISU staff/faculty or community memberDr. Jackie Lanier, ISU Department of Health Sciences
StudentMegan Lowe

Community Engagement Coordinators:

Community Engagement Coordinators organize food drives, connect with partnering organizations, and plan community engagement initiatives.

ISU staff/faculty or community memberDoris Groves, community member
StudentAlexis Cribaro

Food Pantry Logistics Coordinators:

Food Pantry Logistics Coordinators manage the day-to-day operations of the pantry, order food from local food banks, stock the food pantry, and organize pantry space.

ISU staff/faculty or community memberTerri Thede, community member
StudentSarah Vasilopolous

General Members

Church Representative Kathy King-Nobles, Pastor
Church Representative Kim Burke, Pastor
Church Representative Joyce Kief, Member
Community Member Sarah Grammer, Normal Township
Community Member Staci Coussens, University of Illinois Extension
Church Representative, MERGE Roxy DeLong, MERGE
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