Board of Directors

Deb Anthony

Executive Director

Deb comes to the food pantry with many years of Executive Director Experience and a commitment to service in her community. She is a graduate of the University of NH and did post graduate work at the University of Vermont and the University of Massachusetts. She comes to the SFFP eager to work with community leaders interested in food insecurity, sustainability and poverty.

Elisa Bolton


Elisa Bolton is currently serving as President of the Board. She is a psychologist. Elisa has been a volunteer and board member of the SFFP since 2011. Knowing that hunger and food insecurity can be incapacitating fuels Elisa’s passion for the SFFP’s mission.

Tim Winters

Vice President

Tim is the Director of Terminal Operations for Sprague Operating Resources in Portsmouth, NH. He oversees the operations of Sprague’s Marine Terminal Operations in Maine and New Hampshire. He lives in Dover ,NH with his wife and two sons.

Valerie Berezin


Val lives in Stratham with husband and two young children. She works at Prime Buchholz, an investment consulting firm in Portsmouth. Val is a recent addition to the board, joining in 2014. In her free time, Val enjoys traveling, cooking healthy and tasty foods for her family, and running.

Margaret Honda



Rick Wallis

Rick is employed at Piscataqua Savings Bank in Portsmouth, NH. He has served the banking industry and the Seacoast community for over thirty years. Rick is currently acting on his desire to eliminate food insecurity in the Seacoast area by serving the Seacoast Family Food Pantry.

Scott McKee

Scott moved to the Seacoast in 1994, and has been involved in educational and anti-hunger advocacy for many years, having served on the boards of Share Our Strength Seacoast, We All Value Education (WAVE), and Kids Five and Over. He also developed and coordinated the parent volunteer program at Little Harbour School, and is a long time youth sports coach. He lives in Portsmouth with his son.

Christopher Kozak

Kristin Kern

Having grown up in Portsmouth, Kristin is very passionate about the community and especially those that many need a little extra help. Kristin completed her undergraduate studies in Spanish at the University of New Hampshire and has worked the Information Technology field for the last 20 years as a sales professional. In her free time, Kristin spends time with her family and 4 year old son, taking advantage of all the wonderful aspects of our community and the beautiful area we live in.

Margaret Witham