Suzanne is passionate about serving people and oversees all aspects of the BCS operation.

Dino oversees the education and provides financial mentoring for families. His Master’s thesis on financial literacy and his certificate in financial planning are complements to his passion to see our families grow in fiscal health.  

Administrative Assistant

Operations Manager

Andrew returned to BCS in summer of 2010. He oversees all warehouse operations and staff.  Andrew’s upbeat personality and great sense of humor keep the volunteers and staff on their toes.

Dispatcher

As the dispatcher, Aquila coordinates and schedules hundreds of pickups every week, making sure that all food donations get picked up from our faithful donors.

Danny is one of our dedicated drivers, who is also part of the warehouse crew. His positive energy and happy attitude are contagious, making him an amazing team member.

Administrative and Marketing Assistant

Lauren coordinates BCS volunteers in breaking down bulk food and restocking donated product in the warehouse.  Her “can do”  spirit makes her a joy to work with.

Dave Toedtemeier

Driver

Dave came on staff part-time in April 2007 after volunteering for several years. As a part-time driver, Dave picks up product weekly and volunteers for us when needed. This keeps his “retirement” exciting, in combination with his interest in coins, hunting and fishing.

Lynn Holstine

Warehouse Assistant

Lynn returned to BCS as a full-time employee in November 2012, and we are happy to have her. Her work style reminds us of the Roadrunner cartoons; no one can keep up with her! She and Andrew Rowlett work together coordinating the warehouse.

Extraordinary Volunteers

Barry Birch

Founder

Barry was our first full-time employee and public relations person for BCS.  After serving BCS families, staff and volunteers for over 23 years Barry passed away on March 31, 2015.  You can read more about Barry.

Childcare Coordinator

Jenn is our super mom, super childcare coordinator. She takes care of the online signup for childcare shifts and scheduling, and is the one you should email if you are interested in signing up for a childcare shift!

Extraordinary Volunteer

Beth has been a beloved member of the BCS community for many years. She is committed to volunteering here every single Wednesday. She starts the day by making the coffee, then she can be found sorting product, stocking the helper item shelves, or helping out wherever she can!

Sunderland Garden Manager

DonnaLisa utilizes her green thumb, as well as her natural ability to teach and lead, to manage the Sunderland Garden in Gresham. She graciously coordinates volunteers at Sunderland, assisting in the growing and harvesting of all sorts of yummy produce that makes it way back to BCS for our families to share and enjoy.

Garden Volunteer Coordinator

Ashley coordinates volunteers to maintain and harvest produce at our two BCS Gardens. She weekly assists managers and owners to meet the needs of the gardens and ensure produce is brought to the warehouse for BCS families to enjoy.

Angela Baker

Baker Garden Manager

Angela has hosted and managed the BCS Teaching Garden since 2000. Her primary focus is permaculture, a philosophy of low-cost, high yield, sustainable gardening that seeks to mimic Natural ecosystems. For stress management Angela participates in women’s roller derby.

Extraordinary Volunteer

David arrives every morning, Monday through Friday, with a huge smile and energy to burn. He assists with pickups, helps keep the warehouse clean and tidy, and is able to brighten up any room. What a joy it is to have him always here with us!

Daryl Holstine

Warehouseman

Daryl volunteers assisting Lynn and Andrew, and helping coordinate the Danner Boots. He is also fortunate to be married to Lynn Holstine :).

Lee Coiteux

Extraordinary Volunteer

Lee has been faithfully stocking shelves in the warehouse three mornings a week for more years than she will let us tell. She’s a no-nonsense lady who gets things done — but has fun with everyone around her as she does it!