Vision and Mission Statement

Our Vision - One day, no one will go hungry in Centre County. 

Our Mission - To provide food security, directly or indirectly, to people in Centre County. 

 

The State College Food Bank consists of a volunteer Board of Directors, an Executive Director, a Business Manager, a Volunteer Coordinator, a part-time Operations Assistant, and more than 100 regular volunteers.

Board of Directors

  • Rich Barrickman, President
  • Stan Latta, Vice President 
  • Joan Dashner, Recording Secretary
  • Bill Martin, Treasurer
  • Mark Blonski
  • Tara Duff
  • Thomas Eakin
  • Kelly Ernico
  • Adam Fleming
  • Gail Hurley
  • Tom King
  • John Lhota
  • Chris Shinham 

Staff

The Food Bank utilizes staff to work with clients, monitor grocery distributions for consistency, maintain food inventories, coordinate food drives, manage 100+ active volunteers, as well as engage in grant writing, speaking engagements, and community relations.
 
Carol Pioli, Executive Director
Allayn Beck, Business Manager 
Virginia Meadows, Volunteer Coordinator
Bill Torretti, Part-Time Operations Assistant