Movers & Shakers 1/18/2019


Clark County Food Bank recently promoted Emily Kaleel to the newly created position: Director of Programs.

Kaleel’s advancement to Director of Programs will allow her to develop and lead multiple teams to grow the food bank’s food distribution network and hunger alleviation programs. Kaleel will oversee the distribution network consisting of over 40 agencies, programs, food pantries and sites.

Kaleel joined the team at Clark County Food Bank two years ago. During that time, she has led and grown many hunger relief programs: Farming & Gleaning, Food Bank Fresh, AmeriCorps VISTA and most recently she opened a brand new food pantry in Fruit Valley called Community Kitchen.

“Emily’s position is critical to helping the food bank get more food to more people throughout our community,” said Alan Hamilton, President of Clark County Food Bank. “As Director of Programs Emily will be in a position to do what she does best – to motivate and mobilize teams of people to care for our most vulnerable population in our community.”



Joanna Yorke is the managing editor of the Vancouver Business Journal. She has worked in the journalism field since 2010 after graduating from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman. Yorke worked at The Reflector Newspaper in Battle Ground for six years and then worked at and helped start