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Board of Directors

The Manna Food Project is fortunate to have a Board of Directors who believe deeply in the mission of the organization. The Board consists of local residents who contribute their time and energy to help the organization continue to grow its service to northern Michigan communities.

Bill Borglin

Bill Borglin

Bill Borglin and his wife Donna reside in Harbor Springs. Bill and Donna have two sons and seven grandchildren. Bill is a retiree of Ford Motor Company and later developed his own computer consulting company.

He and Donna enjoy golfing, skiing and traveling. Bill has been a dedicated 12 year volunteer at Manna and has served on the Board of Directors since 2013. Bill states, “I have a strong interest in this kind of work," having also volunteered at a food pantry in Pontiac, Michigan. His community involvement is endless with board membership at Birchwood Farms, West Traverse Township
Board of Review and First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs. He was a former board member of Hillside Senior Living.

Steven Cross

 

Bio coming soon...

John Dixon

John Dixon

John joined the Board in October 2013 because of his interest in the food pantry movement in Charlevoix and Northern Michigan. He and his wife Sue, manager of the Charlevoix Community Food Pantry have served in various pickup and general volunteer roles at the pantry.

John and Sue reside in Charlevoix. They have one son and two "grand dogs". John has worked in many capacities beginning with General Motors Institute United States Air Force, as Captain of MS Systems Management at the University of Southern California, Medusa Cement Company in Charlevoix and retired as Maintenance Manager & Plant Manager at the Nevada Cement Company.

He enjoys golf, volunteering at Charlevoix Community Food Pantry, boating and woodworking. John states "Serving others is a rewarding privilege."

Tim Dykstra

Tim Dykstra

Tim and his wife Nancy live in Harbor Springs. Tim has been involved with Manna for four years and served on the Board of Directors since 2011.

He and his wife Nancy have three children and two grandchildren. Tim is retired from North Central Michigan College as Dean of Instruction. Tim enjoys reading, bicycling, kayaking, and walking. He is involved in the Rotary Club of Petoskey, The Little Traverse Choral Society, and Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra Chorus.

Denise Evans

Denise Evans

Denise and her husband Randy, reside in Bay Harbor. They have five daughters and eight grandchildren. She has been involved with Manna's Board of Directors since 2011.

She is a retired Human Resources Executive and enjoys golf, gardening, reading and cooking. She is currently the President of the Petoskey Area Antiques Club and has been involved with Michigan Master Gardeners. Denise enjoys volunteering at Manna doing food rescue.

Denise states "I wanted to volunteer with an organization that is making an impact in Northern Michigan. Being able to contribute some of my human resources skills and knowledge has been a bonus."

Jean Frentz

Jean Frentz

Jean has been involved with Manna since 2010. She began volunteering and now serves on the Board.

She and her husband Chip live in Petoskey and together have two children and five grandchildren. She is a retired public school administrator. In her free time she enjoys traveling, quilting, and reading. She is a member of the Petoskey Rotary Club, the Foster Care Review Board, the Strive Mentoring Program, and Choral Society. Jean enjoys giving back to the community.

At Manna she enjoys meeting clients and working with other volunteers. She says " Manna is a great organization, and I'm honored to be a part of this worthy mission."

Jeff James

Jeff has been a summer resident of the area all his life,  permanently moving to Harbor Springs four years ago from Oklahoma City. He is currently “semi-retired” from his Oklahoma City based property and liability insurance business of 30 years.

Jeff has two children, Brooke and Dan, who still reside in Oklahoma City. He has a strong passion for the outdoors, enjoying golfing and sailing. Volunteering and being involved in his community are also strong interests of his as he is a past board member of the Harbor Springs Historical Society, a current member of the City Council and has volunteered at Manna for three years rescuing food.

Jeff has a strong interest in supporting Manna to grow financially, allowing us to serve more individuals in need.

Phil Millard
 

Photo and bio coming soon...

 

Todd Petersen

Todd Petersen

Todd has been a volunteer and member of the Manna board since 2012. Working at Manna helps fulfill a much needed role in the community and affords the opportunity to spend time with some very special people.

Prior to his retirement in 2010 Todd pursued a 35 year marketing career with IBM. When he isn't volunteering at Manna, Little Traverse Conservancy or McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital, Todd enjoys biking and boating with his wife Kathy. Todd is also a founding member of the Crooked Tree Photography Society.

Mary Petersen

Mary lives in Ellsworth and has 6 children and 14 grandchildren who are spread across the country. She enjoys spending long weekends with them every chance she gets. Her hobbies include making yard art from glass and upscaling furniture. She’s also learning to play the cello.

As the director of Good Samaritan Family Services since 1990, Mary knows first-hand the difficulties her neighbors face every day. She says she joined the Manna Board to help add the perspective of a pantry director and to represent the people of Antrim County.

 

Ted Teller

Ted Teller

Ted Teller and his wife, Sue, live in Petoskey with their three children. For the past 21 years Ted has been with Rasmussen, Teller, O'Neil and Christman, P.C. as a Certified Public Accountant in Petoskey.

Aside from his career he enjoys hunting fishing and spending time with his family. Ted has served on the Board of Directors since 2009 and is motivated to give back to the community. He states, "It is a real blessing to help meet the basic need of having food on the table for local families." Ted is a member of Kiwanis and a member of the Deacon Board of the Landmark Baptist Church.

Miles Trumble
Miles Trumbull

Miles has served on the Manna since 2011. He has also been a dedicated food rescue driver for Manna. He is truly concerned for the health and welfare of the less fortunate in our community.

He and his wife Suzanne have four children and three grandchildren. They live in Harbor Springs where Miles enjoys skiing, boating, hunting and working in the woods. Miles is a retired ophthalmologist. He is also involved with Hospice of Little Traverse Bay and Little Traverse Conservancy.

 

 

OFFICE LOCATION

The Manna Food Project
8791 McBride Park Court
Harbor Springs, Michigan 49740
(231) 347-8852 (office)
(231) 675-5715 (cellular)
(231) 348-9135 (fax)

manna@mannafoodproject.org

HOURS OF OPERATION

Manna Food Distribution Warehouse:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday through Friday

The Manna Pantry:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesdays

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