Meet The Board
Susan began as an occasional restocking volunteer with her husband and two sons in 2013, and gradually increased her involvement at the pantry. She assumed the role of Assistant Director in March 2016, and has served as Executive Director since August 2017, shepherding the pantry through periods of tremendous growth and the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Susan is a past President of the board of Medway Extended Day, a Cub Scout Den Leader for five years, and she served on the Medway School Committee from May 2017-May 2023, the last four years as its Chair. A graduate of Boston College (B.A., History), she has lived in Medway since 2008, and is an active member of St. Mary’s in Franklin, where she lectors and sings alto in the adult choir.
Director of Operations
Jen started supporting the food pantry with her family near the start of the COVID-19 pandemic as an occasional volunteer for the weekly food distribution. Over time, she expanded her support, taking on the role of assistant to the Executive Director and, since March 2023, acting as the pantry’s Director of Operations, supporting all aspects of pantry operation. Jen received a Master of Science in Management from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and has lived in Medway since 2005, raising two sons, both of whom have played an active role in the food pantry.
Ryan was introduced to the food pantry as a long-time leader in the Medway Scouting program, collecting donations, restocking shelves, and occasionally supporting food distribution. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, he started volunteering on a weekly basis, bringing one or both of his two sons to help where needed. Since March 2023, Ryan has served as an active member of the board of directors and, individually, as the pantry’s treasurer. He is a graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute and is a certified Project Management Professional, working as a program director for a large corporation. He has lived in Medway since 2005.
Head of Strategic Initiatives
A Medway resident since 2008, Marty and his wife Susan have raised 2 boys and are very active in the community. He has served on town committees, is a board member on multiple non-profit corporations, has held various positions in Scout leadership, coached youth sports, and is very active in his church. A volunteer at MVFP since 2013, Marty has served in a variety of roles both behind the scenes and with clients. In his professional life, he is a senior level operations manager focused on leadership collaboration, using data to solve problems, process innovation, ethics and compliance, and creating a culture of operational excellence. Marty is an outdoor enthusiast who likes to hunt, fish, and hike and has passion for finding ways to improve the sustainability of our natural resources.
Director of Communications
Michelle and her family hosted several neighborhood drives to benefit the food pantry over the years and in the spring of 2022 she started to volunteer weekly. Michelle is responsible for the pantry’s website, social media accounts, and communications and she also coordinates all of the pantry’s volunteers. Michelle handles social media, website design and marketing for Molly’s Apothecary in Medway, MA as well. Previously, she worked at the American Cancer Society in Planned Giving and in the Office of the CEO supporting the New England Board of Directors. Michelle is a graduate of Bridgewater State University and has lived in Medway since 2007.