Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach ( is pleased to welcome three new board members in 2024:

  • James Michael Bowers LICSW, Executive Director, NAMI Nebraska & Member of Lincoln City Council
  • Ann Parr, Executive Vice President, Secretary & Legal Counsel, Farmers Mutual
  • Alison Ritter, Alliance Partner, Channel Manager, Applied Systems, Inc.

Matt Talbot’s Executive Committee includes: Greg Frayser, Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel at WRK Real Estate, LLC as Board President;

Natasha Plooster, Chief Operating Officer at Bridgepoint Investment Banking, as Immediate Past President; Tim McEwen, Certified Financial Planner at RBC Wealth Management, as President-Elect; and Kiley Wiechman, Accountant with HBE Becker Meyer Love, continues her service on the committee as Treasurer.

“Our Board of Directors is an integral part of our organization,” said Alynn Sampson, Executive Director. “We are grateful for their commitment to our mission and vision. Their compassion and leadership is critical as we continue to serve some of the most vulnerable people in our community. Because of this group we are able to work towards restoring hope every day.”

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For the past 31 years, Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach has been helping individuals and families facing poverty and homelessness find possibilities when things seem impossible. Learn more at