Meet The Board

Our Board of Directors

This is our current board of directors:

Board Officers

Executive Director, Bill Franklin

Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 1998, Board Member and Past President of Board of Directors of F.I.S.H. Food Banks of Pierce County, Past President of the Pierce County Food Coalition, Recipient of the John Schultz Silver Spoon Award, Recipient of the 2004 Kiwanis Hixson Award, member of Puyallup Kiwanis since 2000.

Director of Operations, Shanna Peterson

Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 2005, TACS Special Dietary Needs Food Bank Coordinator & Volunteer; World Vision GIK Volunteer, Sweet Willie’s Family Services Volunteer, Tacoma Salvation Army Food Bank Volunteer, Emergency Food Network Volunteer, 2008 “Silver Spoon” Recipient, 2009 Puyallup Kiwanis “Everyday Hero” Recipient, Puyallup Kiwanis Member.

President, Daniel P. Hoffman, CRPC®

Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 2009, Partner & Senior Financial Advisor at Main Street Wealth Advisors, Local Business Owner, Youth Head Coach for the Puyallup Lacrosse Club, Former Volunteer for the Academy of Children’s Theater (1993-1997).

Vice-President, Christopher Taylor

Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 2009, Retired Police Detective for the Tacoma Police Department (1978-2008), Board Member of the Bacon Bowl Association (1990-2009), Board Member of Law Enforcement Youth Camp, Board Member of the Tacoma Police Retired Officer Association, Current Member of the Daffodilian Kiwanis.

Treasurer, Michael Burris

Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 2011, Works for MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital, Graduated and Volunteers at Pacific Lutheran University, Board Member of Puyallup Young Professional Group.

Secretary, Julie Knox

Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 2008, Local Business Owner, Instructor of Group Exercise Programs at the Mel Korum YMCA, Volunteer at Concordia Lutheran School and Cascade Christian School.

Board Members

Kent Boyle

Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 2009, Puyallup City Council Member, Former Chair of Puyallup Parks Board, Member of Puyallup Police Department Citizen Advisory Board, Former Entertainers Coordinator for Meeker Days, Currently Working in Broadcast Industry.

Judie Doonan


Bill Hilton

Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer since 2011, Retired Officer, Washington State Patrol, 1980-2010, Board member Washington State Patrol Memorial Foundation (2001-2004 and 2007-2010), Member of Friends of the (Puyallup) Riverwalk since 2011, Board member of Parks, Recreation, and Senior Advisory Board for City of Puyallup since 2011, Board member Salvation Army of Puyallup since 2011.

Karen Kiilsgaard

Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 2008, Vietnam Era Veteran, Previous Long Time Employee of the Port of Tacoma, Former Volunteer for the Puyallup Roughrider Football Organization, Former Fundraiser for Puyallup High School Football.

Andre Penalver

Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 2011, Attorney at Gordon Thomas Honeywell, served on the Tacoma Philharmonic Board of Trustees from 2010-2012 and also served on Puyallup City Council Pay Commission.

Non-Member Advisory

Marjorie Meyer

Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 2000, Food Bank Treasurer 2001-2009, Volunteer Church Bookkeeper, Retired Office Manager and Administrator, Former Small Business Owner.

Vicki Pullin

Puyallup Food Bank Volunteer Since 2006 serving 2 years as Board Treasurer, Owned and Operated a Timber Corporation for 30 Years (retired in 2005), Former Business Education Teacher in the Puyallup School District, Former Member of AAUW (American Association of University Women) Serving as Treasurer and Secretary of the Board, Past Volunteer in the DARE Program at Raymond Hall.

Shawn Zilbert