Board Members and Staff

Board Members:
Our volunteer board members are responsible for the financial health and the strategic direction of our organization, making it possible for the Food Bank to contribute to a healthier community and reduce food insecurity.

Board of Directors


Bappa Pal, Chair
T. Rowe Price

Brian Dague, Vice Chair
Northwestern Mutual

Mary A Burkholder, Secretary
BAE Urban Economics

Mark Hartzell, Treasurer
St. Mary’s Parish



Sarah Bauer, John Hopkins Health System

Candice Davis-Griffin, Live! Casino & Hotel

Todd Furr, Retired A&A Real Estate Development

Mary Louise Howe, Significance, Inc.

Pastor La Nae Kirwin, Life of Victory Church

Pam Meyers, Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP)

Our Staff

Anne Arundel County Food Bank staff standing in front of our delivery truck.


Leah Aiello Paley, Chief Executive Officer

Susan Thomas, Chief Operations Officer

Operations & Programs

Marta Jones, Operations Manager

Angie Slattery, Warehouse/ Property Manager

Angel Gorski, Member Relations/TEFAP Manager

Keiry “Katie” Villalta, Administrative Specialist

Stephen Deshaies, Driver

Development & Marketing

Sarah Reilly, Development Director

Melanie Kincaid, Communications & Development Manager


Juls Jacobs-Kaczmarek


Karl Appel