Our Board and Staff

thank-youThe Friendly Kitchen is organized as a Voluntary Corporation and has a Board of Directors who manages its affairs. The Board meets once a month, and individual officers and directors devote substantial amounts of their time running and managing the Friendly Kitchen.

The Friendly Kitchen employs a full-time Director (Jennifer Lombardo) who oversees the day-to-day operations at The Friendly Kitchen.

The Friendly Kitchen employs one full time and one part time custodian, a Kitchen Manager to assist volunteers and organize the pantry, and a Coordinator each evening to supervise the dining room and assist the volunteer groups as needed.

Current Board 2016-2017

  • Susan Buxton, President
  • Tom Deyak, Treasurer
  • Kate Daniels, Secretary
  • Hope Butterworth, President Emeritus
  • Lyman Cousens
  • Fred Keach
  • Rick Skarinka
  • Pamela Walsh
  • Bill Christie
  • Becky Murdoch-Osgood
  • Melissa Hinebauch
  • Rabbi Robin Nafshi
  • Jodi Alexander