Staff and Board

NOW HIRING! The Ferndale Food Bank is currently looking to fill three roles.

Are you passionate about food security in our community? We would love for you to check out the open positions and job descriptions below to learn more!

Operations ManagerClick here to view job description

Executive AssistantClick here to view job description

CustodianClick here to view job description

To apply to any of these positions, please email a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references to with the job title in the subject. In your cover letter please describe why you are interested in this position.

Andrew Babson
Director of Operations
“I love the food bank because we are a light to people who are experiencing challenging times. To see people smile and to provide them with healthy, reliable food is an honor and a privilege.”

Sierra Crook
Director of Administration
“I love the food bank because I believe everyone deserves access to healthy, nourishing food. We can help provide that food and communicate dignity to the people who need it in our community.”

Sigrid Beesley
Rural Whatcom County • Volunteer since 2020
“I love the Food Bank because it is a resource for the community that works with local businesses and farmers to reduce waste and break down barriers that prevent community members from accessing the food resources that they need. “

Wanda F. Schleisner
Vice President
Ferndale • Volunteer since 2011
“I take joy in helping others, and the Ferndale Food Bank helps so many.”

Evelyn M. Turner
Lynden • Volunteer since 2022
“I support the Food Bank because food insecurity, especially amongst our children, is unacceptable. The food bank is critical to addressing that issue.”

Murray Taylor
Ferndale • Volunteer since 2019
“I’ve always enjoyed giving service, and the Food Bank needs a lot of service from volunteers.”

Ken Rose
Board Member at Large
Ferndale • Volunteer since 2023

Karla Atwood
Board Member at Large
Ferndale • Volunteer since 2022
“After working to feed our students for 30+ years, I wanted to continue to be a helping hand to those who need a hand up in our community.”

We’re actively recruiting board members for the Ferndale Food Bank. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm at the food bank.  Meetings usually last about 2 hours.

To learn more, call Evelyn Turner, Board Secretary, at (360) 820-3343 or send an email to and they’ll send the email to her. You can find the Board Member Job Description here and a Board Member Application here: (Fillable Word Document / Printable PDF)