Our Team


Kathy Krey, Ph.D.
Director of Research and Administration
Grace Norman
Chief of Staff, Director of Government Relations


Cara Cliburn Allen
Assistant Director of Research
Craig Gundersen, Ph.D.
Snee Family Endowed Chair, Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty
Jodien Johnson, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow for Research and Evaluation


Kristen Chan
Coalition Child Hunger Specialist
Sara M. Dye, Ph.D.
Project Manager, Criminal Justice projects
Debra Franco
Child Hunger Outreach Specialist, Rio Grande Valley
Marcus Franklin
Project Specialist, Criminal Justice Projects
Jill Hatcher
Assistant Director of Public Service
Mary Herbert
Regional Director, West Texas
Megan Hoag
Statewide Organizing Director, Regional Director, Houston
Khristian Howard
Waco Regional Manager for SNAP Strategy
Lori Kanitz, Ph.D.
Project Director, Federal Grants
Kayla Mize
Waco Regional Regional Director, Waco
Craig Nash
Media and Communications Director
Kerstie Nichols
Child Hunger Outreach Specialist, Houston
Katie H. Nye
Statewide Field Director & Austin Regional Director
John Puder
Statewide Child Hunger Manager
Andrea Skipor
Program Manager, USDA Meals-To-You
Elijah Tanner
Project Specialist, Criminal Justice projects
Betty Teston
Child Hunger Outreach Specialist, San Angelo
Keith Timmer
Regional Manager, Lubbock



Baylor University Garland School of Social Work
811 Washington Ave.
Waco, Texas 76701
(254) 710-6900