Food Security Council Members

Members of the Food Security Council of the Montana Food Bank Network:

Voting Members: Advisory Members (non-voting):
Minkie Medora, Chair
MFBN Board of Directors
Missoula, MT
Jesse Anderson
Agriculture Liaison, Office of Senator Tester
Helena, MT
Katie Bark
Montana Team Nutrition Specialist
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
Carrie Ashe
MSU Extension, Nutrition Education Program
Bozeman, MT
Aaron Brock
Director, Missoula Food Bank
Missoula, MT
Christine Emerson
School Nutrition Program Director
Office of Public Instruction, Helena, MT
Amanda Cahill
American Heart Association
Missoula, MT
Forest Farris
Intergovernmental Human Services Bureau
DPHHS, Helena, MT
Kate Devino
Montana Association of WIC Agencies
Missoula, MT
Kate Girard
WIC Director, DPHHS
Helena, MT
Shawna Donaldson
Senior Nutrition Program Coordinator,
RMDC, Helena, MT
Mary Musil
Manager, Child and Adult Care Food Program
DPHHS, Helena, MT
Gayle Gifford
CEO, Montana Food Bank Network
Missoula, MT
Jamie Palagi
Administrator, Human and Community Services Division
DPHHS, Helena, MT
Coleen R. Kaiser, MS, RD, LN
Montana Dietetic Internship Director
MSU, Bozeman, MT
Kathe Quittenton
SNAP Manager
DPHHS, Helena, MT
Rev. Mary Alice Jones
Episcopal Church, Diocese of MT
Butte, MT
Jackie Stoeckel
Program Officer, Aging Services
DPHHS, Helena, MT
Mary Lehman
MFBN Board of Directors
Great Falls, MT
Christie Twardoski
Human and Community Services Division
DPHHS, Helena, MT
Lacy Stephens
National Farm to School Network
Bozeman, MT
Alison Vergeront
Agricultural Liaison, Office of Senator Daines
Great Falls, MT
Fran Viereck
AARP Executive Council Member
Helena, MT
Office of Montana’s Congressional Representative
Council Staff:
Lorianne Burhop
Chief Policy Officer,
Montana Food Bank Network
Missoula, MT