For over 30 years, ACCFB has been an integral part of the Bay Area’s social safety net. Meet our dedicated leadership team and board of directors, who strive to end hunger in our community.

Executive Leadership

Suzan BatesonExecutive Director
Suzan W. Bateson has been the Executive Director of Alameda County Community Food Bank since 2001.
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Barbara Darrow-BlakeChief Development Officer
As Chief Development Officer, Barbara leads fundraising, marketing and community engagement initiatives.
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Amy Prescott DonovanChief Financial Officer
With 20 years as a finance professional in nonprofit organizations, Amy oversees finance, human resources and information technology planning.
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Mike FenockettiChief Operations Officer
Mike leads the Food Bank’s teams in purchasing, planning, logistics, facilities, warehouse operations, agency compliance and capabilities, government programs and related programming.
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Allison PrattChief of Partnerships and Strategy
Allison implements the Food Bank’s public policy agenda, which includes working closely with elected officials and their staff to improve programs that address the root causes of hunger and poverty.
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Directors

Marcy BilletterDirector of Human Resources
Marcy has over 14 years of management, accounting and human resources experience in both private sector and nonprofit organizations.
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Laura HamiltonDirector of Leadership Gifts
Laura leads a team focused on major gifts from individuals, foundations and corporate partners, including food and fund drive support.
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Stephen KnightDirector of Policy & Partnerships
Stephen brings two decades of experience as an advocate for social and economic justice, both in law and policy advocacy.
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Sam LaVanawayDirector of Information Technologies
Sam came to the Food Bank in 2015 bringing deep IT experience in the private, consulting, government and non-profit sectors.
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Erick LovdahlDirector of Operations
Erick and his team are responsible for acquiring, storing and distributing the 34 million pounds of food that will go out to more than 200 partner agencies and direct distribution sites this year.
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Artrese MorrisonDirector of Programs
Artrese has more than twenty years of expertise managing government and nonprofit programs in leadership roles.
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Board of Directors

Officers

Ted Monk, ChairSodexo School Services
Ted is Vice President of sustainability and corporate social responsibility with Sodexo, a management services company.
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Dawn Willoughby, Vice ChairThe Clorox Company
Dawn Willoughby is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of The Clorox Company, responsible for corporate strategy and overseeing the International Division as well as the Burt’s Bees and Renew Life businesses.
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Beth Strachan, SecretaryMetropolitan Group
Beth is a strategist and communicator focused on helping organizations tell their stories and scale their impact while building long-term relationships with their supporters.
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Sydney Firestone, TreasurerDeloitte FAS LLP, (Retired)
Sydney served as Director with the San Francisco Forensic & Dispute Services practice of Deloitte FAS LLP.
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Sara Webber, Network ChairpersonBerkeley Food Network
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.
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Members

Tarang Amin (Past Chair)e.l.f. Cosmetics
Tarang Amin is the CEO of e.l.f. Cosmetics. Tarang has more than 20 years of consumer products experience.
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Robert AndersenXperi Corporation
Robert Andersen is the chief financial officer for Xperi Corporation, a publicly-traded technology company based in Silicon Valley.
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Jennifer CabalquintoGolden State Warriors
Jennifer Cabalquinto is the Chief Financial Officer for the the Golden State Warriors. She oversees all day-to-day and long-term financial planning.
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Sayed DarwishAttorney
Sayed Darwish is an attorney with over 20 years of legal and business experience with leading Bay Area technology companies.
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Joel DicksonPacific Gas and Electric Company
Joel has worked for Pacific Gas and Electric for 18 years, and currently is a Senior Director of Transportation Services. He currently manages 386 union represented and management employees in his department.
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Doug ElefantCity National Bank
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.
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Jon Fieldmane.l.f. Cosmetics
Jon is currently the Senior Vice President of Operations for e.l.f. Cosmetics and has worked for several Bay Area companies including Angie’s Popcorn/Boom Chicka Pop, Shaklee and Clorox.
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Chris GaitherApple
Chris Gaither is a Director at Apple, leading strategy and engagement for its Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives team.
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Krista LucchesiMercy Brown Bag Program
Krista fights hunger by distributing groceries to seniors throughout Alameda County as the Director of Mercy Brown Bag Program.
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Jan MarkwartHorizon Services, Inc.
For the last 25 years, Jan has been the Operations Director for Horizon Services, Inc., which serves individuals, families and communities that are affected by alcohol and other drugs, as well as mental health-related issues.
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Teena MassingillSafeway, Inc.
As the Director of Corporate Public Affairs, Teena serves as Safeway’s corporate spokesperson to local and national media, coordinates national media interviews, and manages communications surrounding company initiatives, product issues, recalls, safety concerns and labor issues.
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Kenneth PorterGreater New Beginnings
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.
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Chuck ReinhardErnst & Young LLP
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.
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