Our Board

Food Pantry founder Sara Miles.

Food Pantry founder Sara Miles.

Sara Miles
Founder and Executive Director

Sara is the founder of The Food Pantry (formerly St. Gregory’s Food Pantry). A journalist and the author of Take This Bread: A Radical Conversion, Jesus Freak: Feeding Healing Raising the Dead, and City of God, she was the Director of Ministry at St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church for ten years. Sara cooks lunch with Randy Bowman every week for the volunteers, and helps out with all parts of the pantry operations.

Rev. Dr. Paul Fromberg
Board President

Paul is the Rector of St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church. He teaches at the Church Divinity School of the Pacific, and is the author of The Art of Transformation Paul is a pastor, a teacher and an artist; he often cooks for the food pantry volunteers, and is our resident baker.

Michael Reid
Michael is the Pantry Operations Manager. Every Friday, first thing in the morning, you can find Michael setting up the pantry and managing all aspects of operations—from unloading the food delivery to solving problems, greeting families to helping train new volunteers. Michael explains why he works so hard: “At the end of each Friday evening, 400 families will have food for dinner.”

Sue Tsai Clark
Sue has been a volunteer at The Food Pantry for over five years, and is the warm, welcoming presence who knows everyones name at the front desk. She was a volunteer with New Taste Marketplace, and is an advocate for girls through the California Girls State Alumnae Association.

The Ven. David Stickley
David serves as Archdeacon of the Episcopal Diocese of California, and works at San Francisco General Hospital. He volunteers with the Crisis Center of the Night Ministry, and bakes pies at St Martin DePorres House of Hospitality.

The Ven. Margaret Dyer-Chamberlain

Margaret is an Archdeacon of the Episcopal Diocese of California, and works at Stanford University’s Center on Longevity. She is an activist and advocate for urban community gardens, and a founder of the Free Farm.

Elizabeth Boileau
Elizabeth has worked as a volunteer with The Food Pantry since it began. She is one of the founders of Food Runners, and works with a city-wide coalition on hunger and justice. She shops for The Food Pantry every week at the San Francisco Food Bank.