Foodlink names new executive directors

Created: 08/22/2014 2:07 PM WHEC.com

Foodlink has named Jeanette Batiste and Julia Tedesco as its Co-Executive Directors. Both women have been serving as interim co-directors since Foodlink founder Thomas Ferraro passed away earlier this year.

“The Board is extremely pleased to announce that Julia and Jeanette are Co-Executive Directors for Foodlink,” said Chair of the Foodlink Board of Directors Matt Ray. “Their enthusiasm for the mission has never been stronger. With the support and confidence from the Board, they have, and will continue to, carry on the Foodlink vision.”

“The Foundation Board is thrilled with the Foodlink Board’s decision to select Jeanette and Julia as Co-Executive Directors,” said Chair of the Foodlink Foundation Board of Governors George Wiedmer. “The Foundation fully supports this decision, and we are confident that these two remarkable women will continue to successfully lead the organization and impact on hunger in our community.”

We’re told Batiste and Tedesco will continue to lead Foodlink’s transition to an innovative food center focused on ending hunger.

Jeanette Batiste (L) and Julia Tedesco (R)

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