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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
University of Illinois Extension
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 member||Kerri Calvert, ISU Health Promotion and Wellness|
Volunteer Coordinators manage the volunteer screening process, volunteer training, and supervision of volunteer service hours.
|ISU Faculty/Staff or community member||Open|
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 member||Dr. Jackie Lanier, ISU Department of Health Sciences|
Community Engagement Coordinators:
Community Engagement Coordinators organize food drives, connect with partnering organizations, and plan community engagement initiatives.
|ISU staff/faculty or community member||Doris Groves, community member|
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 member||Terri Thede, community member|
|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|