Board of Conveners

What They Do

The Board of Conveners has overall authority for IIRAH leadership and development. Their responsibilities include attending regular meetings, organizing strategic advocacy efforts, planning semi-annual public gatherings, and engaging community members in anti-hunger work

Who They Are

Chair: Gayle Woods, Oregon-Idaho Conference of the United Methodist
Vice Chair: Denise Dixon, Idaho Hunger Relief Task Force
Secretary/Treasurer: Michelle Ward, Oregon-Idaho Conference United Methodist

Gwynne Barlow, Holy Apostles Catholic Church
Barbara Gordon, Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Ken Miller, Hillview United Methodist Church
Jenifer Reader, Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Carl Van Slyke, Wright Community Congregational United Church of Christ
Sr. Carol Ann Wassmuth, Monastery of St. Gertrude

How They are Selected

Conveners are elected by IIRAH’s endorsing organizations to serve two-year terms. To preserve the interfaith character of IIRAH, at least five conveners are affiliated with faith-based endorsing organizations

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