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Board Voting 2013

One-third of our board members are elected each year, representing a range of geographical regions and denominations.

Please vote for up to eight nominees.

 

Stephen Bauman Baltimore, MD President and chief executive officer of World Relief. Former senior vice president of programs and Rwanda country director for World Relief. Former director of international programs for World Hope International—leading relief and development work in 25 countries in the agriculture, education, economic development, anti-trafficking, and health sectors. Certified public accountant and ordained minister. Bauman holds a master’s degree in international public policy from Johns Hopkins University and a master’s degree in intercultural studies from Wheaton College Graduate School. Fellowship of Christian Assemblies, Evangelical.
 

Iva CarruthersChicago, IL Chicago, Ill. General secretary of Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, which engages progressive African-American faith leaders in social justice issues. Founder and director of Lois House, an urban retreat center. Trustee of Chicago Theological Seminary, Kwame Nkrumah Academy, and Shared Interest. Professor emeritus and former chair of the Sociology Department at Northeastern Illinois University. Author and editor of publications in sociology, African-American history, and theology. Delegate to the 2001 United Nations World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance. Event speaker, African-American Voices for Africa. United Church of Christ.
 

Derick DaileyNew Haven, CT Current Bread board member. Graduate student at Yale University. Member of the 2013 Global Ecumenical Theological Institute, North America, which will travel to Seoul, South Korea, this fall for the World Council of Churches meeting. Former Teach for America Corps Member in the Mississippi Delta. Graduate of Westminster College with a bachelor’s degree in political science and religious studies. Bread for the World 2008 Hunger Justice Leader. 2013 Yale Presidential Public Service Fellow at Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven. African Methodist Episcopal.
 

Yesenia GarciaWashington, DC Current Bread board member. Communications coordinator of 1,000 Days. Former Alliance to End Hunger program associate. Former National Hunger Fellow with the Congressional Hunger Center. Graduate of Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy with a master’s degree in international development and global health. Roman Catholic.
 

Thomas GreeneWashington, DC Jesuit Priest. Secretary for social and international ministries for the Jesuit Conference. Coordinates and supports Jesuit social ministries in the United States and networks with international justice ministries around immigration, domestic poverty, conflict minerals, and violence and displacement. Former research fellow with the Jesuit Social Research Institute of Loyola University of New Orleans. Holds a law degree in addition to graduate degrees in negotiation and dispute resolution, philosophy, and theology. Board member of the Jesuit Refugee Service, Loyola University of Chicago, Jesuit Volunteer Corps. Roman Catholic.
 

Megan MarshColorado Springs, CO Current Bread board member. ONE Campaign congressional district leader for Colorado District 5. Compassion International project and support specialist, working to release children from poverty through holistic development. Here’s Life Inner City participant, volunteering at food banks, day camps, and adult recovery programs. Former Weld County Partners intern, mentoring at-risk youth. Evangelical/Non-denominational.
 

Carol MyersHolland, MI Bread board member. Bread supporter since 1975. Former Bread for the World congressional district coordinator. Initiated team presentations about Bread for the World and hunger in West Michigan. Served on Bread board committee to establish the endowment. Served in leadership of the Holland-area CROP Hunger Walk for ten years and as a leader with the Feeding America mobile food pantry. Creator and editor of stnicholascenter.org, which provides information and resources to help families, churches, and schools celebrate the real person of faith behind Santa Claus. Episcopal.
 

Carlos NavarroAlbuquerque, NM Current Bread board member and chair of Bread’s Advocacy Strategy Committee. Volunteer state coordinator for Bread New Mexico. ONE Campaign co-leader for Albuquerque. Member of the New Mexico Food and Agriculture Policy Council. Member and former co-chair of the Peace and Social Justice Committee at Aquinas Newman Center Catholic Parish. Writer and editor for Latin America Data Base at the University of New Mexico. Roman Catholic.
 

Washington, DC President of the Women’s Missionary Society of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Former vice president of the Washington Conference Branch of the Women’s Missionary Society. Has served in the Women’s Missionary Society for more than 34 years. Member of the Tullie Quinn Missionary Society. Second Episcopal District commissioner of the Debutantes and Masters Dedication program. Author of Missions in Action. Retreat and seminar consultant. Longtime Bread for the World supporter. African Methodist Episcopal.
 

Jonathan ReyesWashington, DC Current Bread board member. Executive director of the Department of Justice, Peace, and Human Development at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Former president and chief executive officer of Catholic Charities and Community Service of the Archdiocese of Denver. Founder of Christ in the City, a national volunteer program for college students. Co-founder of the Augustine Institute. Former vice president for campus ministry at the Fellowship of Catholic University Students. Former vice president of academic affairs, Christendom College. Roman Catholic.
 

Angela Rupchock-SchaferPlymouth, IN Social media and constituent information manager of Church World Service. CROP Hunger Walk organizer. Author of Church World Service learning resource on hunger and malnutrition. Bread for the World 2008 Hunger Justice Leader and Bread activist. Graduate of Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs with a master’s degree in public affairs with a concentration in nonprofit management. United Church of Christ.
 

Philadelphia, PA Current Bread board member and chair of Bread’s Faith and Public Policy Committee. Pastor of White Rock Baptist Church in Philadelphia. Commissioner of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. Former president of the National Baptist Convention, USA. Steering Committee member of Christian Churches Together (U.S.A.). Chair of the trustee board for the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Board member of Junior Achievement. Member of Philadelphia Rotary, the Martin Luther King Jr. Fellows in Black Church Studies, and Community Legal Services of Philadelphia. Baptist.
 

Martha WardSeattle, WA Current Bread board member and chair of Bread’s Administration Committee. Community volunteer working to reduce hunger and homelessness. Board member of Compass Housing Alliance. Longtime Bread member, activist, and event organizer in Minneapolis, Minn., and Seattle, Wash. Management experience in human resources and corporate finance. Presbyterian.

      

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