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CAFB Board of Directors List

CAFB Staff Roster
 

CAFB Managment Team

     
 

Sue Sigler, Executive Director

Sue Sigler joined CAFB as Executive Director in the fall of 2008, bringing over 25 years of experience in social services and non-profit management. Sue holds a BS degree from Cornell University and a Master of Social Work degree from Fordham University. Early in her career, she focused on direct service work with a variety of populations, including elementary school counseling, mental health, homeless teens, and women with eating disorders. Prior to joining CAFB, Sue spent a number of years in private consulting practice, focusing on fundraising and turn-around management for troubled organizations.

sue@cafoodbanks.org / (510) 350-9903

     
 

Stephanie Nishio, Director of Programs

Stephanie Nishio joined CAFB in 2010 as the Director of Programs. Previously, Stephanie managed federally-funded nutrition education, food security, and outreach contractors and grantees; she also taught community college nutrition courses. Stephanie holds a Master of Public Health degree from UC Berkeley and a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She is also a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist.

stephanie@cafoodbanks.org / (510) 350-9905

     
 

Andrew Cheyne, Director of Government Affairs

Andrew Cheyne oversees CAFB’s legislative and policy agenda to address hunger and poverty, and works to build the capacity of food banks, agencies, and clients to join and lead advocacy efforts. Prior to joining CAFB in 2014, Andrew directed the research program at the Berkeley Media Studies Group, a leading media advocacy organization assisting public health advocates achieve progressive policy victories. He brings broad interests in addressing the fundamental causes of hunger and food insecurity, from institutional racism to social perceptions of who "deserves" public assistance. Andrew holds a Candidate in Philosophy and a Masters degree in Sociology from UC San Diego, and completed his undergraduate work in American Studies at Northwestern University.

andrew@cafoodbanks.org / (510) 350-9915

     
 

Steve Linkhart, Director of Farm to Family

Steve Linkhart brings over 25 years of operations experience to CAFB’s Farm to Family program. Before he joined CAFB in 2013, Steve spent 11 years serving as the Director of Operations and Technology for the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano. Steve is well known throughout our network thanks to his past work and brings his advanced knowledge and expertise in logistics, inventory management, and program management to work for CAFB.

stevelinkhart@cafoodbanks.org / (510) 350-9916

     
 

Danita Hinton, Comptroller

Danita joined CAFB in April 2016. She brought with her over 30 years of audit expereince and more than 35 years of accounting and finance experience in various industries, including the non-profit field, communications, utilities, and construction. She has managed small and large groups in the fields of management and accounting. Danita holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from California State University, Hayward.  

danita@cafoodbanks.org / (510) 350-9904

     
 

Christina Sunley, Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations

Christina Sunley started her food banking career in 2005 at the SF-Marin Food Bank, where she raised funds for everything from school pantries to nutrition education, Farm to Family, and advocacy, as well forklifts and hybrid trucks. She joined CAFB in 2012 and is passionate about CAFB's mission to end hunger in California. She brings 20 years' experience in the nonprofit sector in fundraising, programs, and marketing. Her career also included a seven-year stint in web content and marketing. She earned a BFA from New York University and a Masters in English from San Francisco State University.

christina@cafoodbanks.org / (510) 594-1396

     
 

Terry Garner, Member Services Director

Terry Garner joined CAFB in the spring of 2004 to direct a 22-county rural and remote food bank capacity building project. While at CAFB Terry has also managed a state and federally funded nutrition education contract. Terry holds a BA degree from University of Tennessee and a Master of Arts degree from San Francisco State.  Throughout her career, Terry has worked in the nonprofit sector.  Prior to joining CAFB, Terry worked as the Program Manager for Redwood Empire Food Bank in Sonoma County.  

terry@cafoodbanks.org / (510) 350-9911
 

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