Group: Programs

Chuck Asmus

Chuck was raised in Southern California where he graduated high school. In Northern California, he earned a bachelor degree and teaching credential. For 33 1/2 years he worked as a clerk. Upon retirement he and his wife moved to the Central Coast. Chuck was recruited by legend recruiter and volunteer Marv to GleanSLO. After a… Read more »

Katharine Lane

Kat grew up in Boulder, Colorado and from a young age had an appreciation for the mountains and all things outside. After taking a year off to travel and learn about sustainable development, she found herself on the Central Coast of California attending Cal Poly, through a series of lucky coincidences. Kat studied Anthropology and… Read more »

Emily Wilson

Commonly known as Wilson or simply Willy, Emily Wilson grew up in the suburbs of Cincinnati, Ohio. After spending four years in Tallahassee, Florida earning her bachelors degree, she relocated to central coast California where she discovered her passion for communal living, mountainous landscapes, and rescuing fresh local produce. She spends her time outside of… Read more »

Roxanne Sanders

Roxanne grew up in the Bay Area town of El Cerrito. She developed a deep love of ‘community’ while studying city planning at Sonoma State University. Her first taste of working in agriculture was with a non-profit farm in Petaluma, California, which provided free or low-cost produce to low-income families, as well as nutrition education…. Read more »

Cameron Gonzalez

Cameron is a current student at Cal Poly studying Food Science with a concentration in culinary. She enjoys looking for new ways to make recipes healthier, but just as tasty as before. She loves that the SLO Food Bank offers modified recipes to the community to show that healthy eating can still taste delicious. Cameron… Read more »

Melissa Danehey

Melissa is a native North Carolinian whose love for the California coast drew her here in 2014. She has her Masters in Nutrition from Meredith College, 6 years of Community Nutrition experience and over 14 years of combined experience in food service and management. She enjoys the family-like environment of the SLO Food Bank and… Read more »

To Be Announced

The Community Food Programs Coordinator supports the Community Food Programs Manager in overseeing the operations, logistics and coordination of all SLO Food Bank distribution sites serving adults, seniors and families.

Emily Hansen

Emily grew up in San Diego, and made her move to the Central Coast 5 years ago when she came here for school. She graduated with a degree in Food Science from Cal Poly in June 2017. While in school, she fell in love with the area and the community, and decided she was going… Read more »