Executive Director

Linda Hunt


Jocelyn has been a bookkeeper for 40 years. She served as supervisor of the food department for Denver Public Schools for 15 years. She has served on several community boards including ones focused on teen pregnancy and Christian ministry. She was a small business owner for 8 years. She has served as the Executive Director of the Fort Lupton Food & Clothing Bank since 2013 and has greatly increased community outreach and support and significantly expanded the Food Bank’s client base and service area.



Mary Ellen LeBlanc


Mary Ellen is a 5th generation resident of Fort Lupton. She has been employed by the Bank of Colorado for 24 years and currently serves as the Vice President of Operations managing the Operations Center in Fort Lupton. She has a long history of civic involvement. She is currently serving as the President of the Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce, Organizational Leader for Tailtwisters 4-H Club, a Board member for the Many Blessings Child Care Center, Board of Directors for the High School Parent Teacher Student Association, Officer for the FLHS Booster Club, First United Methodist Church Nominating Committee and Endowment Committee, member of the Fort Lupton Optimist Club, member of the high school School of Business Steering Committee, the Editor for the South Platte Valley Historical Society Newsletter, and a member of the Fort Lupton Downtown Commission. She has also served as past president of the Weld County 4-H Leaders Council and was chairperson of Trapper Days, the annual community celebration for 7 years.


Vice President

Paul Fazzini


Paul and his wife Shelli have two children, Nicholas and Brianna. Paul owns the local Farmers Insurance Agency thar has been open for 18 years. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Farmers Employees Political Action Committee, F.E.P.A.C., and The Friends of Farmers Board of Directors. He has been a community volunteer and youth coach for basketball and lacrosse for many years in his home town of Broomfield, Colorado.



Neena Hagans


Neena retired after 35 years of service in the Insurance Industry. She has served as president of the Board of Directors of Insurance Women of Denver and Chairperson of a five state conference for the National Association of Insurance. She is chairperson of the Administrative Council of the Fort Lupton United Methodist Church and past president of United Methodist Women, Peaks and Plains District. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Rocky Mountain Conference of the United Methodist Church.



Cody LeBlanc


Cody is a 6th generation Fort Lupton native. He is currently working as an Area Representative for Congressman Ken Buck (CO-04) and District B Director on the Weld County School District Re-8 Board of Education.


Cody has been an entrepreneur for most of his life. He started Gencod Products and Services at the age of six. Gencod is the parent company for several businesses ranging from pet products to landscaping services. In addition to the Fort Lupton Food and Clothing Bank, Cody serves as a Founding Board Member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Weld County Fort Lupton Clubhouse, District Captain to the Weld County Republicans, member of the Fort Lupton Booster Club, 15 year member to the Parent Teacher Student Association in Fort Lupton Schools (where he currently serves as President of the Fort Lupton High School PTSA), Secretary of Rocky Mountain High Shows, Inc., President of Tailtwisters Rabbit Enthusiasts, and Member of the Weld Re-8 Schools Bond Oversight Committee. Cody is also a Founder and Co-Executive Director of the Freedom Advocates of the Rockies, an organization created to educate and inspire all people on what it means to be an actively engaged American.


Cody previously served as Mountain Director for Breeders of the American Rabbit National Specialty Club, President of Pikes Peak Rabbit Breeders Association, President of Weld County 4-H Executive Council, President and Founder of TeenAge Republicans (TARS) of Weld County and Northern Colorado, and a member of the Fort Lupton Trapper Days Committee. Cody also volunteers with the Boys & Girls Club, Weld County Food Bank and Fort Lupton Optimist Club.



Helen Bachicha


Helen worked for the Fort Lupton Canning Company for 30 years as an assistant supervisor and supervisor. She has been actively involved with her church (Saint Williams) for many years and has been an officer of the Holy Family Association. She has served as a volunteer at the Food Bank for the past 25 years. She also assists Mexican seniors in obtaining social security and other benefits and secures toys and school supplies for children in need. She also volunteers for the Fort Lupton Museum and has served as an election judge.

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Jennifer Bell


Jennifer Bell has been a resident of Fort Lupton since 2013. She relocated to Fort Lupton from San Jose, CA and has really enjoyed the community. Jennifer is a Life & Health Insurance Agent specializing in helping people on Medicare as well as a LegalShield Independent Associate. Before moving to CO, Jennifer owned a bakery in San Jose for 10 years. She also competed on a reality show called The Next Great Baker in 2012/2013 and finished 3rd place. Leaving the culinary world behind was a hard decision but it has also given her back her free time and ability to live life on her own terms. Jennifer serves as a Chamber Ambassador in the Fort Lupton Chamber and actively attends the DJ Basin Safety Council Meetings as well as participates on their various committees. Jennifer is an active member in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and knows that following Christ's example of love and services is what makes life so great.



Julie Luekenga

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Mandy Rife

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Mike McCammon


Director - Meritus

Phyllis Burge


Phyllis served as the treasurer of the Food Bank from 2013 – 2018, a Board Director for 20 years and a volunteer for the organization for 28 years. She has also served as the past secretary of the Board.

Phyllis was selected to receive the title of Director - Meritus when her Board term ended in 2019. She serves as an ex-officio member of the FLFCB Board and provides invaluable information, history, and support. 

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