Board of Directors & Management

FIND Food Bank is guided by an all-volunteer Board of Directors. Our CEO & President is Lisa Houston, who is assisted by a management team and staff of 18 full- and part-time employees. In addition to our paid staff, FIND is blessed with more than 1,000 volunteers each year, who donate a total of more than 15,000 hours of service annually in the fight against hunger.


Keith Flagler, Chair
Retired Corporate Executive

Deborah McGarrey, Vice Chair
Southern California Gas Co.

Barry Robinson, Secretary
Retired Corporate Executive

Paula Tapia, Treasurer
Desert Resort Management
Director of Business Development

Mel Abert
Abert Entity 

Gabe Aguirre
RBC Wealth Mangement 

George Batavick
Retired Corporate Executive

Gwendolyn Ford
Retired Corporate Executive

Clark Hallren
Real Estate Broker

Michael Stutz
General Manager
Gulf-California Broadcast Company

Lena Wade
Slovak Baron and Empty LLP



Lisa Houston
CEO & President

Gustavo Juarez
Warehouse Manager

Peter Garcia
Logistics Manager

Delia Lechuga
Program Director

Chantel Schuering
Community Relations Director

Heather Vaikona
Director of Community Investment