Michelle began volunteering at Bountiful Harvest with her husband and bible study group several years ago. She also helped organize food donations with her church’s women’s ministry team. Michelle joined the board as Secretary in early 2019. She and her husband Mark are parents of two adult children who have also been volunteers at the pantry. Michelle has been a Livingston county resident since 2002.
Yvonne's background in various service and fundraising organizations provides a stellar
platform for her to launch Bountiful Harvest.
Her fresh 'by the community for the community' approach to donations and sponsors will surely be a success in help for residents of Livingston County.
Head of Fundraising
Shannon began volunteering at the pantry in 2012. She had been looking for an opportunity to volunteer within the local community, but needed to be able to bring her children along. Bountiful Harvest not only welcomed the help, but let her kids (then 1 & 3 years old) the chance to volunteer as well. After helping out with the 2012 and 2013 "Dinner with a Heart" fundraiser and she was hooked. She was asked to join the board in 2013 as Head of Fundraising. Shannon continues to raise her son and daughter and is also a local children's theater director.
Tina has been part of Bountiful Harvest since its inception. She provides support in nearly every area of Bountiful Harvest with a major focus on administrative, strategic planning and marketing. She ensures the goals of our vision are being met and expanded upon to ensure the future growth of our services. She works to bring in partners to aide in our mission by obtaining the monetary and tangible goods required to maintain our mission. She is heading up the expansion of our services to include a Free Medical Clinic, which is the next step in our future growth. Tina’s family has lived in this community since Brighton began. She has an unrelenting passion to make Brighton the best place to live for all its people. She has a bachelor's degree in Business and is an MRI technologist. Tina joined the board of directors in 2018 and sits on the Executive board. She is a National Ski Patroller providing emergency rescue/medical services for outdoor enthusiasts. She has a very supportive husband, five children all together and two grandchildren. She has a very active family and is always on the go with a passion for our community.
Cathy joined Bountiful Harvest in October 2018 and became a board member in March 2019. After retiring from a global automotive supplier in the beginning of 2018, she was introduced to Bountiful Harvest by Jeff Hauk of Connected Kidz. When she met the passionate people who support and run Bountiful Harvest, Cathy was eager to help. She was a Marketing Professional for 15 years, specializing in Project Management. Her responsibilities included planning and managing large international events, oversight of the company website, managing the marketing team, and advertising. Cathy and her husband have six adult children along with grandchildren who keep them busy. Plus they enjoy the outdoors which also helps keep them active.
Social Media Director
Emily Baughn joined the Board in January 2017. She manages all of our social media accounts. Find us on Facebook and Instagram! Emily has been active in volunteering for the pantry since it was founded in 2011. She has also played a large role in organizing and decorating for the annual Dinner with a Heart fundraiser.
Director of Connect Kidz
Jeff is on our Board as Director (and Founder)
of Connected Kidz, a DBA of Bountiful Harvest. Jeff started Connected Kidz in 2016. Connected Kidz gives free laptop computers to children who qualify for the free lunch program targeting 5th graders to get them prepared for high school and their future.
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Jeff Hauk is an Information Technology Professional with 25 years experience. He has lived in Livingston County for 15 years. Jeff has a wife and 3 kids and enjoys volunteering as a family.