Agency Partner Council

The Agency Partner Council is a coalition of network partners who serve as advisors to North Texas Food Bank (NTFB). In addition, the Agency Partner Council provides practical input and feedback on NTFB plans to strengthen the network to better meet the hunger need in our community. This council will give voice to the entire agency partner network and guide NTFB in setting goals and developing solutions that benefit all agency partners.

Key Responsibilities of Agency Partner Council Members

  • Plays an active role in the development, revisions, and evaluations of NTFB policies and services
  • Provides NTFB better understanding of Agency challenges
  • Serves and acts as a representative group and on the behalf of their own agency as well as agencies within their assigned regions
  • Serves as agency peer-to-peer mentoring and support
  • Serve on a planning committee for Agency Summit and other potential special events

Agency Partner Council Members 2024 - 2026

Craig Beechler

Craig Belcher

Manna House Midlothian
Jason Egan

Jason Egan

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Kim Groff

Lovepacs Little Elm & Frisco

Wally Jeffers

Hunt County Shared Ministries
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Tahvia Merrill

Miles of Freedom

Danny Myall

Heart of the City Lewisville
Rejeana Reynolds Hope To Go

Rejeana Reynolds

Hope to Go
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Melissa Schmitz

Grand Central Station
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David Schulze

Vickery Meadow Neighborhood Alliance Food Pantry
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Michael Schwerin

Community Lifeline
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Kyle Taylor

Irving Cares
Heather White

Heather White

Community Chest
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Tyrone Coleman

Crossroads Community Services
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James Wantland

Sharing Life

To reach the council you can send an email to

Agency Partner Council Year 2022 - 2024

Angela Roberts, Commerce Food Pantry
Courtney Cuthbert, Brother Bills Helping Hand
Crystal Brooks, Masterkey Ministries of Grayson County
Izell Bennett, First Refuge Ministries
Jamie Espinoza, Storehouse Suppers
Korey McCrady, Helping Hands of Ennis
Shannon Reel, Compassion Corsicana
Sharon Newton, Cumby Food Pantry