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.
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.
Katie is enthusiastic about supporting the mission of BCS through building strong relationships with product and financial donors. With a background in animation and illustration, she’s curious and interested in all types of communities and their stories.
Hunter serves in the front office, helping in the daily office operations. She conducts intake interviews, helps manage the database, and communicates with participants in person and via the mass emails. Feel free to email her with any questions about the program or how to sign up!
Ameena is in charge of receving and reconciling all service fees and donations and completing normal office duties. She also manages accounts through the company database, assists in conducting intake interviews, and develops social media posts and innovative marketing material.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.