Joyce Rothermel is a community activist. She co-chairs the SW PA Bread for the World chapter, brings groups to Bread for the World’s annual Advocacy Summits, and provides advice to Bread for the World Institute research. Before retiring in 2011, Rothermel co-founded and served as CEO of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, where she oversaw the annual distribution of millions of pounds of food to struggling families. Her experience evinces the combined power of direct service with advocacy and research. Rothermel holds a bachelor’s degree from Saint John College, a Master of Science in Education from the University of Dayton, and honorary doctorates from Seton Hill and LaRoche Universities. She is Roman Catholic. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.