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Board of Directors

America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend, Inc.

2018-2019 Board of Directors


Name Place of Employment and Occupation/Specialty Area Current Office Held Date of  Membership Independent Voting?
Ramsay Sims Capital City Bank; Financial Operations President/Executive Chair 3/1/2013 Yes
Jowanna Oates Florida Legislature - Joint Administrative Procedures Committee; Attorney Vice-President 7/1/2017 Yes
Jeff Ewaldt Florida Dept. of Education Secretary 1/25/2018 Yes
Leigh Jenkins Thomas, Howell, Ferguson; Accounting Treasurer/ Audit Chair/Finance Chair 3/1/2018 Yes
Jayme Agee Florida State University Director 8/1/2014 Yes
Kristin Harrison Bank of America; Marketing and Finance Director 7/1/2016 Yes
Justine  Hicks Director, Community Outreach St. Peter's Anglican Church; Community Relations Director 7/1/2018 Yes
Cat Keen Volunteer Florida; Nonprofit Administration Director 3/1/2013 Yes
Velva Knapp Program Administrator Florida Dept. of Revenue Director 7/1/2018 Yes
William "Wayne" McDaniel Florida Department of Health, Deputy Secretary; Govt & Legislative Affairs Director 9/1/2015 Yes
Kevin S. Peacock Walmart Corporation; Retail industry Director 6/1/2017 Yes
Pam Ridley Owner of Sentry Self Service Storage; Community Relations Director 3/23/2017 Yes
Gigi Rollini Stearns, Weaver, Miller; Attorney Past Board President; Development Chair 3/1/2013 Yes
Denishia Sword Bureau Chief, Florida Department of Fin. Services Director 5/1/2018 Yes
Michael German WTXL ABC 27 Director 11/29/2018 Yes


Meeting Minutes of the Board of Directors

January 24, 2019 - Publicly-noticed meeting to discuss funding from the Florida Division of Emergency Management:



America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend, Inc. will hold a special board meeting to discuss the pending purchase of its facility at 4446 Entrepot Blvd., Tallahassee, Florida. The meeting begins promptly at 8 a.m. and is open to the public. Please contact 850-563-3033, Ext. 217, with questions or if additional assistance is needed.

Date:          Thursday, May 23, 2019

Time:          8 to 8:30 a.m.

Location:    Saint John’s Episcopal Church, Adult Education Room

   211 N Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32301

  (The Adult Education Room is on the second floor – accessible by stairs or elevator from the North Calhoun Street entrance. Second Harvest staff will be on site.)