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Food Bank for the Heartland announced the appointment of five new members to their Board of Directors

New board members include Alejandra Jimenez, Program Manager, DEI Training & Development for the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce; Ellie Barko, Director of Construction Operations at Blair Freeman; Eva Roberts, Director of Policy and Strategy at Front Porch Investments; Karen Black, VP, Research & Development for Conagra Brands; and Shawn Bengtson, EVP, Chief Risk Officer at WoodmenLife.

“These individuals were thoughtfully selected for their expertise, community leadership, and passion for creating food-secure communities across the Heartland. As we continue to navigate the highest food insecurity levels we’ve seen in our history, their perspective will be invaluable,” said Food Bank for the Heartland President and CEO, Brian Barks. “We are eager to utilize their combined skillset to better serve Heartland neighbors, advocate for families and individuals in need of food assistance, and strategically increase efficiencies across our organization.”

Food Bank for the Heartland
(402) 331-1213