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Patchwork Pantry Board of Directors

Julie Alderfer Stauffer, President.  Julie works at Sentara RHM as a nurse educator and integrative health coach. She has served as president of the pantry board since 2003 and is a member of Community Mennonite Church.

 Jennifer Ulrich, Director.  Jennifer is the technical services librarian at Eastern Mennonite University.  She works as one of the Wed. evening pantry coordinators.  She is a member of Community Mennonite.

 Alex deHavilland. Alex is the executive director of Valley AIDS Network and one of the Wed. evening pantry coordinators.

 Chris Edwards, secretary.  Chris is a writer; a former staff member on two newspapers; now freelancing. She serves as the board secretary and editor of the bi-annual newsletter, and is a member of Harrisonburg Unitarian Universalists.

 Shirley Hoover. Shirley is a newer resident of Harrisonburg.  She is a home health nurse and attends Ridgeway Mennonite Church.

 Jay Landis. Jay is a retired English professor at Eastern Mennonite University. He represents Park View Mennonite Church, one of the pantry’s strong supporters, and also coordinates distribution of the pantry newsletter.

 Sam Moore. Sam is a retired purchasing manager from the Wetsel Seed Company.  He is the chair of the food committee of the board, and manages acquisition of food for the pantry, including arranging for assistance, pick up and shelving of food each Wed. and handling food drive requests and intake.  Sam is a member of the Valley Friends Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quaker) in Dayton.

 Ann Sicilliano. Ann works at The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg/Rockingham as Associate Director. She is one of the Wed. evening pantry coordinators. Ann is a member of First Presbyterian.

 Norma Burkholder, treasurer. Norma is business manager for Integrity Audio Systems, Inc., a business she and her husband own and operate. Norma is a member of Harrisonburg Mennonite Church.

 Betty Hoskins. Betty is retired from JMU where she worked in the Writing Resource Center. She was president of the board during an earlier term, and now is serving as corresponding secretary.

 Mim Yoder. Mim works as a nurse at Sentara/RMH in the OB unit and part time at the Harrisonburg Community Health Center. She is a Spanish interviewer once a month for Patchwork Pantry. Mim is a member of Community Mennonite.

 Nancy Farrar. Nancy is retired from work in JMU Writing Resource Center. She is a former board member, returning for another term. Nancy is a member of West Side Baptist Church.

 Marilynn Jarrells and Jackie Wells.  Marilynn and Jackie are sharing one board position as representatives of Muhlenberg Lutheran Church.  Marilynn is a retired special education teacher and works part time at JMU.  Jackie Wells is the retired director of People Helping People as well as a current volunteer there two days a week.