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Erin Waldhart

Executive Director

Erin Waldhart, started as Executive Director in August 2012. She brings to the organization the knowledge of non-profit management as well as the passion to fight hunger issues. Erin has spent the last 22 years working in the non-profit sector, 17 of which have been focused on food insecurity. She can be reached at You can learn more about WAFER and what led Erin to the food pantry network in a podcast recorded in April 2021 and in a local publication released in October 2023.

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Laurie Sullivan

Operations Manager

Laurie Sullivan began her role as Operations Manager in June 2023. Feeling called by God to do pantry work, Laurie has a great passion for addressing food insecurity, both at the ground level and through systemic change. Laurie credits those she has worked with and those she has served in pantries in Missouri, Iowa, and Wisconsin for fueling that passion. Laurie has worked in various positions in a variety of non-profit organizations and brings those experiences to WAFER. She can be contacted at

Board of Directors

Taylor Haley

Taylor Haley


First Presbyterian Church
Mike Voss

Mike Voss

Vice President

Sales Manager
Torrance Casting
Lee Bluske

Lee Bluske


Investment Professional
Mutual of Omaha
Anne Clarkin

Anne Clarkin


Human Resources Professional
brad clarkin

Brad Clarkin

Vice President of Production Operations
Kwik Trip
Madalene Buelow

Madalene Buelow

Retired Fundraiser
Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration
Cory, Aug23

Cory Gylock

Vice President and General Manager
Dorothy Stroschein

Dorothy Stroschein

Lawyers at Work
Mike Swinghammer

Mike Swinghammer

River Architects
Kelly wilde

Kelly Wilde

Program Director/On-Air Announcer
Magnum Media