WHO WE ARE

Waste NOT's Board of Directors consists of professionals from the local business community. Our volunteers oversee the fiduciary responsibilities of Waste NOT, act as policy makers, and ensure that Waste NOT receives enough funding to sustain its mission. The board members bring a wealth of talent from their professional backgrounds, including finance, banking, legal, creative services, public relations, insurance, operations and fundraising.
DEE MITTEN
PRESIDENT & CEO

Waste NOT, Inc.

CHRISTINA LA PORTE
BOARD PRESIDENT

Senior Account Executive
Decibel Blue Creative
Marketing & PR

LINDE HARNED
BOARD VICE PRESIDENT

VP Consultant
PeopleInk

KELLEY COATS
BOARD SECRETARY

Director
Customer Operations
APS

MIKE SURIANO
BOARD TREASURER

Vice President
Finance
Bar-S Foods Company

KIM RICHARDS
BOARD MEMBER

Senior Vice President
Treasury Services
Bank of Arizona

KELLEY KWASIGROCH ALLEN
BOARD MEMBER

Senior Area Sales Manager
UPS

AMY ALTSHULER
BOARD MEMBER

Partner
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

TRISH ROBINSON
BOARD MEMBER

Vice President
Strategic Partnerships and Investments
First Things First

MATTHEW D. SAXE
HONORARY BOARD MEMBER

Attorney at Law
Saxe Law

NICHOLAS P. KRETSEDEMAS
HONORARY BOARD MEMBER

Managing Partner
Chili’s Grill and Bar

BRETT A. BENTON
HONORARY BOARD MEMBER

Vice President
Horizon Insurance Group

NANCY GRACE
FUNDRAISING CONSULTANT

Principal
Graceful Fundraising, LLC

SHEILA PERLMAN
PROGRAM DIRECTOR
MICHELLE MCINTYRE
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS
DAVE KEISER
DIRECTOR OF FIELD OPERATIONS
CATHERINE KELLEHER
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Field Operations

DEBBIE DEVEREUX
ACCOUNTING MANAGER

SHEPHERD'S WAREHOUSE MINISTRY

Shepherd’s Warehouse Ministry was established on March 5, 1989 in Tempe, Arizona
as a food box ministry – assisting 35 families per year with food for the holidays.

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