Board of Directors
Ted is Vice President of Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility with Sodexo, a management services company. In his role, Ted is responsible for leading their nutrition and facilities management solutions to over 200 school districts in the western United States for the last seven years. He is passionate about the issue of domestic hunger, particularly as it affects children. Sodexo’s managers and employees donate their time and money to STOP Hunger, the corporate charity through The Sodexo Foundation. Across the U.S., Ted and other senior managers at Sodexo sit on the boards of food banks in order to provide access to resources, leadership and networking. Term Expires: 12/31/16
Doug is a Senior Vice President at City National Bank who has more than 25 years of experience in portfolio administration, financial management and commercial lending. A native of Oakland, Doug is a recent past board member of Neighborhood Housing Services of America as well as a former vice president and board member of Temple Sinai in Oakland – a long-time Food Bank supporter. Doug graduated from UC-Berkeley in 1981 with a B.S. degree in Business Administration. Term Expires: 12/31/18
Prior to joining Clorox, Willoughby spent nine years with Procter & Gamble, where she held several positions in sales management in the Minneapolis, Denver and Los Angeles markets. In her last assignment with P&G, she worked on the Global Business Unit for the Food & Beverage business.
In May 2013, Willoughby was named one of the most influential women in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times.
Willoughby is also on the board of directors of the American Cleaning Institute, as well as serving on the board of directors for the East Bay SPCA for six years, with two years as the chair of the board.
A native of Michigan, Willoughby holds a bachelor’s degree in sports management from University of Minnesota and a master’s degree in business administration from University of California – Los Angeles Anderson School of Management. Term Expires: 12/31/17
Sydney served as Director with the San Francisco Forensic & Dispute Services practice of Deloitte FAS LLP. She was with the firm for over 26 years. She is a leader of Deloitte FAS’ Women’s Initiative (“WIN”) activities for Northern California. Sydney frequently speaks to law firms on the subjects of developing a women’s initiative in a client service environment and establishing business incentives for change. Term Expires: 12/31/18
Agency Network Chair:
Sara Webber has served as director of the Berkeley Food Pantry since August 2014. Sara has worked in non-profit development for the past ten years, raising funds and awareness for local independent K-8 schools and organizations that support foster children, youth, and families. In addition, she has worked directly with foster youth in Alameda County. Sara has an MA in History from the University of California, Berkeley and has completed extensive graduate-level coursework in Public Policy and Social Welfare at that school.Term Expires: 12/31/16
Jon grew up in the food industry (General Mills) and has consistently found himself working in that sector throughout his career. It has always resonated with him that in a country graced with natural resources and food production infrastructure that there is no reason for anyone to ever go hungry. He wants to transform that common sense fact to reality and hopes he can do so through being a part of the Board. Jon is excited to continue to support and execute the path of the Alameda County Community Food Bank. Term Expires: 12/31/17
Larry attended local schools and has offered financial planning and investment management services from his office in Montclair Village in Oakland since 1981. He earned his C.F.P. designation in 1988 and also provides expert witness services in securities litigation proceedings. He has served as Chairman for The Financial Planning Association (FPA) of the East Bay and the FPA Northern California Presidents’ Council. Term Expires: 12/31/16
Krista fights hunger by distributing groceries to seniors throughout Alameda County as the Director of Mercy Brown Bag Program. She brings over 20 years of service to vulnerable populations including work at Juma Ventures and St. Anthony Foundation, and holds a Master of Non-Profit Administration degree from the University of San Francisco. Term Expires: 12/31/17
Ken is the Executive Director of Greater New Beginnings Youth Services, a non-profit residential treatment facility for at-risk males between the ages of 12 and 17. The Food Bank has been providing the organization with nutritious food since 2004. Term Expires: 12/31/17
A resident of Oakland, Chuck is a partner in Ernst & Young's Advisory Services practice. He has more than 15 years of experience leading high profile initiatives and projects, and has an in-depth knowledge of areas related to financial, operational and strategic risk management. Chuck earned a Bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Cincinnati. Term Expires: 12/31/17