Who We Are
We are Circle. The many people in many different roles who make the work of this organization possible ARE Circle, represented by the figures in our logo. Beyond those listed here – our Board of Directors, our staff members, our hundreds of volunteers and our community partners – we are proud to include you, our neighbors in the communities we serve and beyond. You support our mission with food and funds, empathy and encouragement. You are a key partner in our important work.
Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors is comprised of community leaders, Circle volunteers and who those who are passionate about the call to share with our neighbors in need. Each is an independent, voting member of the Board.
- President: Steven Ernst
- Vice President: Lana Biondo
- Secretary: Michael Bauer
- Treasurer: Matt Claflin
- Frank Haase
- Maria Keena
- Alva Rozar
- Jason Sinclair
- Karen Aubuchon
- Sue Hoffman
- Doug Paul
- Greg Shoemaker
- Carol Vandable
- Amy Vollmer
Our staff team brings decades of experience to Circle Of Concern, particularly in the nonprofit social service arena.
Our volunteers are the lifeblood and backbone of Circle. Our 360+ active volunteers are involved in all facets of Circle’s operations, including the pantry, client intake, reception, accounting, IT, special programs, development and facility operations. We couldn’t do what we do without them.
Community support and affiliations are crucial to the work of Circle Of Concern. These are just a few of our partners and professional organizations to which we belong:
- Operation Food Search
- St. Louis Food Bank
- West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce
- Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce
- Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce
- Wildwood Business Association
- Interfaith Partnership
- Metropolitan Volunteer Management Association
- Association of Fundraising Professionals
- Community Service/Public Relations Council
- Valley Park Business Association