Board of Directors
Amy Holland, Chair
Amy Holland is the founder and director of Brown Bag Food Project. Amy has worked in retail since she was 16 years old. She currently is the department manager of Lawn and Garden at Bowling Green Walmart and a sales representative for Home Shopping Network. She founded Brown Bag Food Project when she was noticing many of her coworkers and other community members were going without food and not qualifying for services. When Amy isn't working or helping clients, she enjoys attending community events, traveling and working for social equality for all people
Amy Tillman Jeffers, Vice Chair
Amy has been an instructor of philosophy, ethics, medical ethics, and world religions at Owens Community College for 23 years. She has been an active volunteer , as well as a board member, of Brown Bag Food Project since its inception. She strives to give back to her community and fellow humans by addressing food insecurity issues. Amy resides in Bowling Green with her family. When she is not teaching or volunteering, she enjoys reading, running with her dog, and traveling.
Gwen Andrix, Treasurer
Gwen Andrix is the treasurer and board member for Brown Bag Food Project. She is a retired computer technician and social justice activist. She has worked for many years helping to improve the quality of life for many people. When she isn't working or helping other people, Gwen enjoys listening to music, learning about history and politics, planting and gardening and spending time with her fish and her cat, Oreo.
Peg Holland, Board Secretary
Peg was raised in Deshler, Ohio moved to Bowling Green after she met her husband, Robert. They have two children, Timothy and Amy. Amy is the founder and Director of Brown Bag Food Project. Peg retired from Ball Corporation in Findlay, Ohio in 2016, after 36 years as a Quality Control Inspector. She spent many years volunteering and overseeing the Children's Holiday Party and the Girls Day Outing while employed. After retirement, this enabled her to spend countless hours volunteering at Brown Bag Food Project. You can see her at the office on a very regular basis. She enjoys working with new volunteers and helping keep the office running.
Marissa is originally from all over the United States, but she has settled back in Bowling Green, Ohio. She is the current Social Media & Event Coordinator for the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce. She earned her undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University and her graduate degree from the University of Toledo. Her background is in Event Coordination, Tourism, & Recreation. Marissa spends most of her free time with her family & friends and enjoys traveling & visiting local parks.