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Food Bank for the Heartland

Food Bank for the Heartland Announced the Appointment of Six New Board Members

New board members include Jill Bazzell-Stenstrom, General Director of Real Estate for Union Pacific Railroad; Missy Beber, VP of Human Resources at Metropolitan Community College; Eric Crawford, Advancement Director for St. Patrick’s Catholic Church; Judy Dittmar, Healthy Food Access Specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach; Yesenia Valenzuela, Community Relations Coordinator for the City of Omaha; and Russ Wagner, EVP Chief Information Officer at Farm Credit Services of America.

“These six individuals are joining our board at a pivotal time as current economic hardships—paired with the lingering effects of the pandemic—have caused a sharp increase in the need for food assistance. We are eager to utilize their combined skillset to serve at-risk Heartland neighbors, advocate for those struggling with food insecurity and strategically increase efficiencies across our organization,” said Food Bank for the Heartland President and CEO Brian Barks.

Food Bank for the Heartland