OFH announces new Board Officers

March 16, 2010

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Ozarks Food Harvest’s volunteer board of directors recently named its officers for The Food Bank’s 2010–2012 fiscal years.

Announced as president is outgoing secretary Bob Lawson, Jr. of BKD, LLP. Board member Todd Sherman of Kraft Foods, Inc. was named vice president. Tamara de Wild of O’Reilly Auto Parts was installed as secretary, and board member Mike Pinkston of Bank of America will serve as treasurer.

Lawson and Pinkston both served on The Food Bank’s recent capital campaign’s leadership committee, playing key roles in the fundraising for the community’s new food bank facility unveiled last fall. Sherman and de Wild have also dedicated several years to Ozarks Food Harvest, establishing partnerships and programs that continue to prove successful for The Food Bank and those it serves.

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About Ozarks Food Harvest—The Food Bank
Ozarks Food Harvest is the only food bank in southwest Missouri, serving more than 350 hunger relief organizations across 29 Ozarks counties. The Food Bank distributes seven million pounds of food items and supplies annually — made possible due to its Network of charities and direct-relief programs such as the Weekend Backpack Program™, Kids Cafe® and the Mobile Food Pantry™ program. Learn more at