Meet Our Team

Staff And Board Of Directors


Food for Thought is managed and run by a small, dedicated, passionate staff and an engaged board of directors. Our focus is to drive every dollar possible toward purchasing food for the children in need in our community.

Marlene Maffei

Executive Director | Staff

Mike Walker

President | Nevada Department of Education, State Coordinator Education for Homeless Children

Christine Slothower

Vice President | Vice President, Mutual of Omaha Bank

Carrie Ayarbe

Treasurer | CPA, Allbritten/Slates Certified Public Accountants, LLC

Gina Session

Chief Deputy Attorney General

Myrna Salas

George Allbritten

Bookkeeper | Staff

Dawn Ellerbrock

Secretary | Attorney, Allison MacKenzie Law Firm

Lynette Conrad

Immediate Past President | Physician Assistant, Carson Tahoe Hospital

Nancy Yamamoto

Past President

Jeff Maples

Southwest Gas

Marlene Maffei

Executive Director | Staff

Mike Walker

President | Nevada Department of Education, State Coordinator Education for Homeless Children

Christine Slothower

Vice President | Vice President, Mutual of Omaha Bank

Carrie Ayarbe

Treasurer | CPA, Allbritten/Slates Certified Public Accountants, LLC

George Allbritten

Bookkeeper | Staff

Dawn Ellerbrock

Secretary | Attorney, Allison MacKenzie Law Firm

Lynette Conrad

Immediate Past President | Physician Assistant, Carson Tahoe Hospital

Nancy Yamamoto

Past President

Gina Session

Chief Deputy Attorney General

Jeff Maples

Southwest Gas

Myrna Salas