Our Board of DirectorsThis is our current board of directors:
Board OfficersExecutive Director, Shanna Peterson
January 2015 Promoted to Executive Director from Director of Operations; Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 1999, TACS Special Dietary Needs Food Bank Coordinator & Volunteer; World Vision GIK Volunteer, Sweet Willie’s Family Services Volunteer, Tacoma Salvation Army Food Bank Volunteer, Emergency Food Network Volunteer, 2008 “Silver Spoon” Recipient, 2009 Puyallup Kiwanis “Everyday Hero” Recipient, Puyallup Kiwanis Member, 2012 “Volunteer of the Year” Crime Stoppers Tacoma Pierce County, 2015 Non Profit Community Vocational Recognition Award Puyallup South Hill Rotary…
Director of Operations, Bill Franklin
January 2015 Bill stepped back to Director of Operations in order to promote Shanna Peterson to Executive Director; Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 1998, Board Member and Past President of Board of Directors of F.I.S.H. Food Banks of Pierce County, Past President of the Pierce County Food Coalition, Recipient of the John Schultz Silver Spoon Award, Recipient of the 2004 Kiwanis Hixson Award, member of Puyallup Kiwanis since 2000.
President, Daniel P. Hoffman, CRPC®
Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 2009, Partner & Senior Financial Advisor at Main Street Wealth Advisors, Local Business Owner, Youth Head Coach for the Puyallup Lacrosse Club, Former Volunteer for the Academy of Children’s Theater (1993-1997).
Vice-President, Karen Kiilsgaard
Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 2008, Puyallup Roughrider Football, Vietnam Era Veteran, Previous Long Time Employee of the Port of Tacoma, Former Volunteer for Organization, Former Fundraiser for Puyallup High School Football.
Treasurer, Mary Jones
Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 2009.
Secretary, Kristi Kosbab
Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 2010. Kristi grew up in Puyallup, spending her childhood on Thun Field airport where her father was the manager for several years. She attended Saint Martin’s College in Lacey where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She has over 20 years of office management experience and is currently employed at Sysco Foods.
She loves to go biking, hiking and kayaking as well as volunteering with the Puyallup Food Bank!
Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 2009, Previous Army Residential Communities Initiative Partner Working Group Board Member, 25 years of Residential Property Management Experience, Former Regional Manager of the EQR Lewis McChord Communities Outreach Department and JBLM privatized housing.
2016 – Present~ President-Elect of the Puyallup Main Street Association and I have served on the Board for almost one year. I am looking forward to being President in 2017. 1998 – Present~ on the Board of Director for Argus Manor, a low-income housing development here in Puyallup. 1997 – Present ~presently work for the City of Puyallup at the Puyallup Senior Center. I write a bi-monthly brochure which is distributed to 2,000 seniors; I supervise approximately 15 receptionists weekly, two shifts daily, along with additional volunteers which comprise my Special Events Committee. I organize, plan and develop monthly and annual special events; plan and create new monthly and weekly classes for the Center; and perform fundraising presentations before civic organizations on behalf of our Senior Center to help raise money for our Center’s activities. 1992 – 1997 ~ City of Puyallup – Finance Department Administrative Secretary to the Director of Finance
1989 – 1992~ City of Puyallup – Public Works Department Administrative Secretary to the Director of Public Works 1987 – 1989~ City of Puyallup – Police Department Administrative Secretary to the Chief of Police
1980 – 1987~ Paralegal for the law firm FINCH & LEVANDOWSKI. Also worked for GUSTAFSON, MANZA AND MESSINA, one of the largest and most influential law firms in Tacoma. Legal work included
personal injury, wrongful death, family law, bankruptcy, estate planning, corporate law as well as business law.
2008-2012 Past President of The Puyallup Food Bank Board, Owner of Ponders Loan,
Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 2006 serving 2 years as Board Treasurer, Owned and Operated a Timber Corporation for 30 Years (retired in 2005), Former Business Education Teacher in the Puyallup School District, Former Member of AAUW (American Association of University Women) Serving as Treasurer and Secretary of the Board, Past Volunteer in the DARE Program at Raymond Hall.
Non-Member AdvisoryMarjorie Meyer
Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 2000, Food Bank Treasurer 2001-2009, Volunteer Church Bookkeeper, Retired Office Manager and Administrator, Former Small Business Owner. Founder and President of The Puget Sound Pet Food Bank.
Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 2011, Attorney at Gordon Thomas Honeywell, served on the Tacoma Philharmonic Board of Trustees from 2010-2012 and also served on Puyallup City Council Pay Commission.