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January Virtual Monthly Meeting & Installation of the 2021 Board of Directors

  • 19 Jan 2021
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual Zoom Monthly Meeting


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Join us for first Virtual Meeting of the New Year with our speaker Kym Dildine with her presentation titled “Together, We Can Solve Hunger” and installation of the 2021 Board of Directors led by Nicki Cerniglia and recognition of our outgoing board members. Plus, one of our dedicated members will be presented with the Tillie Tuschoff Award! Guests and non-members welcome! 

We will email the Zoom link with the meeting agenda for this event the day before and the day of, so keep an eye out for the event Zoom link email. Please do not share the Zoom link with anyone that did not register, since this is a "registered only" FCWCC monthly meeting event. 


We will spin the “Wheel of Names” to WIN

a 1-year FCWCC Membership

2021 Board of Directors to be Installed:

Leslie Beninga, Leisure Care/Fairwinds - President

Lisa Kennedy, Lisa Kennedy Consulting - 1st Vice President

Christy Nottingham, Christy’s Grant Writing Service - 2nd Vice President

Kayla Zimmerer, Wiebe Hinton Hambalek, LLP - Treasurer

Terry Graham, Fresno Chamber of Commerce - Secretary

Jamie O’Rorke, Principal Financial - Director

Christi Rolff, Community Medical Centers - Director

Jennifer Bedoyan, Blooming Belle Marketing - Director

Marisela Vallejo, ABC 30 - Director

Crystal Kelley, Capture Life Events - Director

Summer Boesch, Home Instead Senior Care - Director

Ashley Stiles, Photography with Stiles - Director

Abby Johnson, Hyatt Place Fresno - Director

2021 FCWCC Virtual Installation Program/Agenda

11:30am  Our Treasurer will virtually check-in all members/guests and “admit” you to the Zoom meeting. Make sure to “open” the participant window and chat window. We will have an introduction time with all members/guests. Our President will call on each and every member/guest to unmute your mic, introduce yourself by telling everyone your first and last name, what company you are with and what service company provides.

12:00pm Welcome - Leslie Beninga

12:10pm Lisa Kennedy to introduce guest speaker, Kym Dildine

12:35pm Leslie to introduce Nicki Cerniglia for Installation of Directors 

12:37pm Board Installation - Nicki Cerniglia

12:45pm President’s Address - Leslie Beninga, Incoming/Current President 

12:48pm Tillie Award Presentation - Sarah Williams 

12:50pm Member Connects - Jamie O’Rorke

12:55pm Mother of the Year – Jennifer Bedoyan

12:58pm Spin the "Wheel of Names" - Lisa Kennedy

1:00pm Closing remarks – Leslie Beninga

Members: $0.00

Non-Members: $5.00

Please register online by Sunday, January 17th

NOTE: This meeting takes place on the 3rd Tuesday of the month instead of the 4th Tuesday. Please mark your calendar accordingly!

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Speaker Bio: 

Kym Dildine joined the Central California Food Bank team in June of 2012 as the Director of Development. In that time, Kym has built a successful fundraising team, increasing annual funding by 25% and expanding services from a three county to five county service area.  In July of 2016 she was promoted to Chief Administrative Officer and leads the development and marketing, finance and inventory as well as the human resources departments in that role. In June of 2020 Kym was promoted to co-Chief Executive Officers, sharing the role with her colleague Natalie Caples. Kym has a passion and vision for a hunger free Central California. Her leadership in anti-hunger work has been nationally and internationally recognized as Kym has been a speaker for the United Nations on food insecurity in the United States. Kym is a graduate of Pepperdine University with a BA in Sociology and an MBA from the Graziadio School of Business. In 2019 Kym was named an Outstanding Alumni/Women in Leadership honoree.


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