Leadership

The people of Foodnet Meals On Wheels make it possible to fulfill our mission to end hunger among our county’s most vulnerable population.  Meet the Board of Directors and Administration who lead our community in caring for over 400 older adults and others throughout Tompkins County.

Board Of Directors
David Dier - Chair
David Dier - Chair

Accountant, The History Center in Tompkins County
Retired, Co-Owner of William Henry Miller Inn

Karen Fritz- Vice Chair
Karen Fritz- Vice Chair

Director, Human Resources
Planned Parenthood - Greater New York

Rachel Clarkson, Treasurer
Rachel Clarkson, Treasurer

Corporate Compliance Specialist
Tompkins Financial Corporation

Lyndsey Bullock- Secretary
Lyndsey Bullock- Secretary

Director of Recruiting & Employer Relations-Cornell University Law School

Emily Mallar
Emily Mallar

Director of Care Management, Cayuga Health Partners
President & Executive Director for Youth Rally

Aly Evans
Aly Evans

Community Relations Manager
Boyce Thompson Institute

Joe Outzen
Joe Outzen

Enrollment Counselor, E-Cornell

Jake McNamara
Jake McNamara

Attorney, Schlather, Stumbar, Parks & Salk, LLP

Lynn Stephan
Lynn Stephan

Associate Director of Education,
Association for Justice (AAJ)

Elizabeth Bergman, Phd
Elizabeth Bergman, Phd

Faculty of the Gerontology Institute at Ithaca College

Sarah Tomei
Sarah Tomei

VP of Finance at CFCU Community Credit Union

Erin Green, Phd
Erin Green, Phd

Lecturer & Undergraduate Dietetic Advisor, Community Nutrition Coordinator, Cornell Dietetic Internship, Division of Nutritional Sciences

Jason Humphrey
Jason Humphrey

Assistant General Manager, Hilton Garden Inn Ithaca, NY

Administrators
Jessica Gosa, LMSW
Jessica Gosa, LMSW

Executive Director at Foodnet Meals on Wheels

Jessica is the chief administrator at Foodnet Meals on Wheels. She comes to Foodnet from her position as a Client Services Consultant at Concept Systems, Inc., a woman-owned small business based in Ithaca, NY that focuses on social science research and evaluation. Her work included all aspects of project management, program evaluation, research, and strategic planning in multi-phase projects that support a wide range of organizations including private foundations, government organizations, higher education, and nonprofit agencies. Jessica has over 15 years of leadership experience within human services, healthcare, mental health, and aging services.

Jessica earned her bachelor's degree in social work from Shepherd University and her master's in social work from the State University of New York at Albany where she also completed a John A. Hartford Gerontology fellowship. She is an active community member serving on boards of the Ithaca Rotary Club and Human Services Coalition in Tompkins County. Jessica is the President of the Meals on Wheels New York State Association, which serves as the principal advocate and leadership organization for Meals on Wheels and other food and nutrition services providers in the State of New York.

Kelly Quinn, RD
Kelly Quinn, RD

Registered Dietitian

Kelly joined Foodnet in 2017. She brings over 25 years of experience as a Registered Dietitian. Kelly oversees all aspects of Foodnet's Nutrition Program. She provides nutrition counseling, education, and service coordination to Foodnet clients.

Prior to her role at Foodnet, Kelly worked in health care, education and fitness settings throughout Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, and Illinois. In addition to her new role at Foodnet, Kelly teaches fitness at Ithaca YMCA. She is the secretary for Lansing PTSO, teaches Sunday School at Trinity Lutheran, and is an active mother of two children.

Jon Carlton
Jon Carlton

Finance & Administrative Services Manager

Jon joined Foodnet in 2002. He brings over 20 years of experience in Administrative Services and Finance. Jon's role includes leadership responsibility for financial management and administrative operations.

Lu Ann Morgan
Lu Ann Morgan

Administrative Coordinator

Lu Ann joined Foodnet in 1999. She brings over 20 years of administrative professional experience. Lu Ann is the first friendly voice you will hear when you call Foodnet. She provides information and support to our clients, staff, and Board of Directors. Lu Ann manages a wide range of Foodnet's front office tasks to ensure quality services.