Our Team

Directors, Leaders, Members, Partners, and Friends

Board of Directors 




Our board of directors serves a vital role in enabling and providing resources for Food and Shelter’s mission. Responsibilities of the organization’s board of directions include:

  1. Determination of the organization’s mission and purpose.
  2. Selection of a chief executive.
  3. Providing proper financial oversight.
  4. Ensuring adequate resources.
  5. Ensuring legal and ethical integrity and maintaining accountability.
  6. Ensuring effective organizational planning
  7. Recruiting and orienting new board members and assessing board performance.
  8. Enhancing the organization’s public standing
  9. Supporting the chief executive and assessing his or her performance.





President, Bill Hughes
Vice President, DJ Nuzum
Treasurer, Bob Hamm
Secretary, Cheryl Hollingsworth
Past-President, Mark Braley



  • Jan Astani
  • Kimberly Brantley
  • Adam Clinton
  • Ed Marek
  • Tish Marek
  • Gretchen Nicholson\
  • Jack O'Hare
  • Jamie Shattuck
  • Rev. Hugh Wilson

Emeritus Members

  • Mark Adair
  • Zena Amer
  • Casey Allen
  • Waylond "Wake" Bowser
  • Kendall Cartmell
  • Mary Kay Hapke
  • Angela Holladay
  • Chris Huston
  • Harriett Leigh Kemp
  • Jim Jinkins
  • Marilyn McCullough
  • Leketa Marty
  • Rosamond Miller
  • Clifton Naifeh
  • David Nordyke
  • Kathryn Selmon
  • Shirley Snider
  • Hank Strategier
  • Mary Louise Symcox
  • Lori Thrower
  • John Waller
  • Susan Whiteneck

Our Partners and Friends in the Community 


Major Funders include but aren’t limited to:

United Way of Norman 

The City of Norman

Partner Agencies Include:


Catholic Charities: Sanctuary for Women

Central Oklahoma Community Mental Health

Cleveland County Continuum of Care

Norman Housing Authority

Norman Addiction and Information Center


Progressive Independence

Salvation Army

Thunderbird Clubhouse

Variety Care

Women’s Resource Center