Staff & Board

At the Southeast Texas Food Bank, our staff is passionate about our mission. Our management team, program staff, transportation crew, and warehouse workers are committed to finding innovative ways to increase the quantity and improve the quality of food available to our partner agencies. We also strive to raise public awareness of issues related to hunger in our area.

Management Team

Board of Directors

  • Chair, Jeff Oliverio – Client Services and Business Development Director, Beaumont Asset Management
  • Vice-Chair, Damon Vacek – President/CFO, First State Bank of Texas
  • Treasurer, Mike Hatton – Senior VP, Community Bank of Texas
  • Secretary, Mary Young – Community Volunteer
  • Assistant Secretary, Kim Moncla – Executive Director, Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas Foundation
  • Sandra Clark, Attorney, Mehaffy Weber
  • Linda Domino – Community Volunteer
  • Hector Flores – Community Volunteer
  • Tinnie Gillard – Store Manager, HEB
  • Morline Guillory – Associate Director of Philanthropic Services, Diocese of Beaumont
  • Brad Klein, Senior VP, Wealth Management, PersiaSabaKlein Wealth Management/UBS
  • Tammy Kotzur – Executive Director, Port Arthur Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Michael Perez – Mortgage Loan Officer, Gateway Mortgage
  • Albert Rhone – Console Shift Supervisor, ExxonMobil
  • Stephanie Shoemaker – Independent CPA
  • David Thompson – Administration, Market Basket
  • Walt Wendler, Attorney, Wendler Law Group
  • LaShaina White, Field Engineer, Entergy
  • Michael White, Emergency Management Coordinator, Jefferson County

Advisory Board

  • Adrienne Dishman
  • Chuck Barbee
  • Eric Collins
  • Josef Kalathra
  • Norman Bellard
  • Stephanie Abrego
  • Vernon Durden


Our Board of Directors


Did you know that a $10 donation can provide up to 30 meals for desperate people in your community? By making a donation, you are helping to ensure that hungry children in Southeast Texas are adequately nourished, that none of our senior citizens are forced to chose between medicine and food, and that every family facing a crisis can at least have the assurance of food on the table.

Your gift goes a long, long way!

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