A staff of heroes committed to serving our community.

Leslie Orth

As Director, Leslie oversees the operations of the Food Bank. Leslie has received her Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management and Communications and has worked in the non-profit world for the past 10 years. She is a certified trainer through Circles USA and is certified in Emergency Mental Health Crises Management. Leslie and her husband, Rob, who have 6 adult children, moved to Idaho in February 2015 and are enjoying living in the most beautiful place on earth.

Brana Cully

Brana was born in Serbia and moved to the US with her family as a teenager. She and her husband moved to North Idaho in January of 2021 and love their new community. Brana has worked in the food bank world for the past six years, and truly enjoys working with all the people that are involved with the food bank including the guests, volunteers, donors, staff members and everybody else. Brana has also played table tennis (yes, ping pong) at a competitive level in Serbia and in the US. If you want to challenge her, just call the food bank and we will set something up. In addition to this, Brana and her husband own a soap company and make silly and educational videos.

Lori Weaver
Lori Weaver

With over thirteen years of non-profit experience under her belt, Lori joined the Post Falls Food Bank family in the Fall of 2014.  As Client Services and Resource Specialist Lori enjoys working directly with the Food Bank Guests each day. Originally from Texas, Lori is raising her two children in Post Falls. “I love what I do and who I share it with every day at our food bank home!”.

Holly Forshee

Holly has lived, worked, and raised her family in Kootenai County for over 20 years. She is a graduate of Lewis Clark State College with a Bachelor’s in Social Work and an LSW license.  The food bank benefited from Holly’s volunteer services for 6 months before she joined the food bank team as  Market Coordinator.   Holly believes strongly in the mission of the Post Falls Food Bank,  and in helping her neighbors in Kootenai County.  Part of Holly’s job is overseeing the volunteers who help out in the market for which Holly is so grateful.  “The volunteers are amazing and we wouldn’t be here without them and their dedication.”

Holly Forshee
Jeff Eastwood

Jeff Eastwood has been working for Post Falls Food Bank since 2018. He started as a driver and is now the Warehouse Manager. Jeff is from Southern California, and he moved to North Idaho in 2007. Jeff has an amazing 12-year son who is his football star. Jeff loves his family and his Harley Davidson. Jeff says: “I love waking up every morning and coming into work, it is such a joy to help my community.”

Matt Richards

Matt, our new Facilities Manager, has lived in North Idaho for most of his life and raised his three children here.  Matt started at the food bank over 20 years ago as a volunteer.  A certified welder by trade, he has blessed the food bank since he first walked through the doors.  Matt loves knowing he’s doing something that benefits the community and working with our great volunteers.  He’s kind of a big deal!

Mel Larson

Mel started out as a Post Falls Food Bank volunteer, and a bit later became a board member. She then got really stuck with us and became one of our staff members! She dedicated her life to serving others through her career in public safety and continues to be a supportive member of our team and of our community! If she is not at the food bank, you can find her on a golf course, taking care of her chickens and garden, or spending time with family and friends.

Kevin Grady

Kevin attended Cal Poly Pomona for Hotel and Restaurant Management. He was General Manager at the Fish Market Restaurant in the Bay Area and owned the “Oasia Auto Care Center in Sacramento, CA. Kevin’s three adult children live in Boseman, Spokane, and Portland. In 2023 after beating prostate cancer for the second time, Kevin wanted to do something physical.  He found what he was looking for at the Post Falls Food Bank driving Big Blue. Kevin loves the energy of the staff, the volunteers, and the feeling of being a part of serving our community.

Steven Magnuson

Steven moved to Coeur d’Alene in 2006 from North Dakota. He obtained his associate’s degree in business from NIC. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, exploring the outdoors and learning new things. He is also a big fan of trivia and loves learning fun facts. Passionate about using his skills to help others and make a difference in the world, Steven is excited to be a part of the Food Bank and to help provide food and other essential items to those in need