Board of Directors

Central to the operation of CSML is our Board of Directors. These diverse yet like-minded individuals bring to the table a collective wisdom to effectively guides our organization. By their leadership and through their guidance, we are better able to maneuver the complexities of the nonprofit world with the common objective of feeding and helping our neighbors in need.

Christina Hansen, is the President of the Board of Directors. She was elected to the Board in February of 2014. She retired from the private bookkeeping service that she started 20 years ago, and currently works with her husband keeping books for his construction company, Moses Lake Construction Company. She has worked as a bookkeeper in several local businesses, a large corporation in California and as part owner of a mechanical and welding business in Albany, Oregon. She has been a dedicated volunteer at the food bank since May, 2010.

Shelly Detrick, Director. Shelly is the Vice President of the Board. She presently is employed as the Assistant Vice-President and Moses Lake Branch Manager for Washington Trust Bank. In 2011, she was elected as a Port of Ephrata Commissioner. She presently is the President for the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Moses Lake affiliate. She has served as a State board member of the Autism Society of Washington since 2016, and is presently the Treasurer of the Grant County chapter of the Autism Society of Washington, a position she has held since 2009.

Stroud Kunkle, CPA, is the Secretary and Treasurer of Community Services of Moses Lake, and has served as a member of our Board since 1994. He has been in business as a Certified Public Accountant for 33 years. Stroud is currently a member of the Rotary Club, served 12 years on the Moses Lake School Board, and served 6 years on the Big Bend Community College Foundation Board.

Scott Garrett became a member of our Board in June 2011. He is the Vice President and General Manager of Columbia Bean & Produce Co., Inc., where has has been employed for more than 30 years. Scott is the Assistant Treasurer of the Moses Lake Christian Missionary Alliance Church and currently serves on a finance committee for the Moses Lake Christian Academy.

Ken Sterner, Director. Ken Sterner became a member of our Board in September 2017. He is a 20 year resident of Moses Lake and presently serves as the Director of Business Operations for Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington. With his roots firmly planted in Real Estate and Business fields, Ken has spent the last 20 years of his career utilizing his business experience to improve the lives of disadvantaged individuals, families and senior citizens. Ken is married with two daughters and two grandchildren.

Tom Chaplin became a member of our Board in 2001. He was President of CSML from 2010 to 2017. He owned a Farmers Insurance Agency in our community from 1981 to 2017. In 2017 he sold his agency. He and his wife moved to Yakima WA to help with a family business. After 3 years they have moved back to Moses Lake. He is prior President of Life Underwriters for the Columbia Basin and a member of Lake City Foursquare Church. Tom was reinstated to the CSML Board in 2021.