Board Members, Staff, and Volunteers

The Story

Our board members, staff, and volunteers work throughout the year to serve clients in need of food assistance throughout Hood River County and Mosier.  We'd like to share their stories - and hope you'll consider joining us as a volunteer.   If you're curious, learn more about the FISH history in the county's communities.

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Billie Stevens

Billie is our volunteer coordinator.  She has worked with FISH for over 10 years, and helps make sure volunteers are trained and available throughout the year. She divides her time among the 4 FISH sites, and during the Covid-19 crisis is often found at FISH, making sure we are operating safely.  Billie has recently been involved in implementing the new Link2Feed software at FISH, and she writes the monthly newsletter. 

Board Members

 
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Marianne Durkan

 Marianne and her family have lived in Hood River for 33 years. In 2018 she retired after 28 years at  Providence Memorial Hospital, where she was the RN Manager for Home Health/Hospice. Marianne became involved in FISH food Bank in the late 1990s when she served as the liaison for Gorge Ecumenical Ministries. FISH was a Ministry of GEM. She has served as chair of the Board of Directors for nearly 20 years. 

Volunteers

Hear from our volunteers about their experiences with FISH

 
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Tracey began volunteering at FISH in the summer of 2018. She served as a board member from 2019 through March 2022, when she stepped down from the board. She continues to handle the FISH website and social media, and works in the FISH warehouse on Fridays.

In addition to volunteering at FISH, Tracey is a board member with the Hood River County Christmas Project and Protect Our Parks Hood River.  She is also a board member for the non-profit environmental news magazine Columbia Insight. 

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