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Staff & Board of Directors

Project Bread Staff

Erin McAleer

Victoria Martins
Executive Assistant to the President

Business Office

Paul Higgins
Chief Financial Officer

Alyssa Fields
Director of Finance and Operations

Communications & Development Team

Elizabeth Greenhalgh
Vice President, Communications & Development


Emily Abbott
Assistant Director, Communications & Content

Anna Spack
Communications Coordinator


Alexa Drolette
Manager of Individual Giving

Kristina Nickerson
Walk & Special Events Manager

David Pierotti
Manager of Foundation Relations

Katie Puzo
Senior Director, Development & Engagement — the Walk for Hunger

Rick Wallwork
Assistant Director of Development

Programs & Policy Team

Sarah Cluggish
Vice President, Programs and Policy

Noreen Kelly
Director of Partnerships

Jennifer Lemmerman
Director of Government Affairs

Natasha Smith
Director of Child Nutrition

Maura Ackerman
Senior Advisor

Miriam Avila
Community Relations Coordinator, Child Nutrition Outreach Program

Rosemarie Caward
Senior Outreach Coordinator, Child Nutrition Outreach Program

Kristen Ciarlo
Child Nutrition Outreach Program Associate

Ryan Eckles
Chef Educator

Holly Grace
Child Food Security Specialist

Sam Icklan
Director of Chefs in Schools

Lee Jackson
SNAP Enrollment Coordinator – Worcester

Vanessa LaBranche
Chef Educator

Leran Minc
Manager of Public Policy
Data Manager, Child Nutrition Outreach Program

Krissy Scommegna
Child Nutrition Outreach Coordinator – Eastern MA

Ana Silveira
SNAP Enrollment Coordinator – Boston

Board of Directors


Ronald E. Kleinman, M.D., Chair
Physician in Chief, MassGeneral Hospital for Children
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Massachusetts General Hospital
Charles Wilder Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School

Timothy J. O’Brien, Treasurer
retired, Senior Vice President
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts 

Lia Der Marderosian, Clerk
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP


Anthony Ackil

Kathryn Audette
Director of State Government Relations
Boston Children's Hospital

Alethea Harney
Communications and Government Affairs Strategist

Hannah Grove
Chief Marketing Officer
State Street Bank 

Peter Levangie
President and Chief Executive Officer
Bay State Milling Company

Irene Li
Founder & Owner
Mei Mei Street Kitchen & Restaurant

Jean G. McMurray
Executive Director
Worcester County Food Bank

Nikko Mendoza
State Director
Senator Elizabeth Warren
United States Senate

Winton Pitcoff
MA Food System Collaborative

Eric B. Rimm, Sc.D.
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition
Director, Program in Cardiovascular Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health