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Feeding America West Michigan is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation governed by an all-volunteer board of directors drawn from the food bank’s various constituencies. Board members are elected (by the board) to three-year terms and may serve up to three such three-year terms. The food bank’s board meets bi-monthly at the food bank itself.

President and CEO
Kenneth R. Estelle

Vice Chair
F.C. Buzz Baker
Retired Executive
Young & Rubicam, Inc.

Board Chair
Amanda McVay
Group VP, Marketing & Customer Strategy

Richard Haslinger
Retired President
Chase Bank

Danielle Veldman
Senior Consultant
Inclusive Performance Strategies


Jeffrey S. Batthershall
Warner, Norcross & Judd, LLP

Thomas L. Bylenga
Star Truck Rentals, Inc.

Kelly Calvert
Vice President – Talent
Custer, Inc.

Mike DeVriendt
Retired Executive Director
Senior Meals on Wheels 

Joan Garety
Retired Executive

Beulah Guydon
Executive Director
Positive Options

Kay Hahn
Sew Hungry

Kyle Kuehl
Trinity Lutheran Church Newberry, MI

Mark Lubberts
Manager – Case and Disease Management
Priority Health

Kevin Mahoney
Retired Executive
Sysco Food Services

Rev. Bruce McCoy
President & Executive Director
Bibleway Outreach Ministries

Trina Poston
Portfolio Manager
Priority Health

Frank Samuel
Accounting Manager
Spectrum Health, Lakeland

Kara Smith
Sr. Director NA Operations
Bissell Homecare, Inc.

Robert R. Stark
President & Portfolio Manager
Calder Investment Advisors

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