Our Team & Board

Our Team

Nancy Cromley, Executive Director

Nancy comes to The Green Apple with an extensive background in nonprofit leadership. From working with young parents at Early Head Start of Kent County, to serving seniors at Senior Neighbors and finally with senior HUD housing. Nancy and her husband have 3 grown daughters and 3 grandchildren. She enjoys travel and all outdoor activities but spending time with her grandchildren brings her the greatest joy. She has always had a passion for service to others and is happy to be sharing her passion with The Pantry neighbors and their volunteers.


Phone: 616.455.9411 Ext 4

Email: nancycromley@thegreenapplepantry.org

Yolanda Fuentes, Neighbor’s Choice Pantry Manager

Yolanda has many years of experience in bi-lingual casework with the Department of Human Services and Public Health, in both Michigan and Texas. Yoli, who is certified as a Medical Administrative Assistant, is a bona fide ’people person’. She is a mother of four, a caregiver for her parents, and a wonderful grandmother to three, soon to be four! Yoli orchestrates the Neighbor’s Choice pantry with ease, keeps the volunteers happy, and makes all our neighbors feel safe and welcome!

Phone: 616.455.9411 Ext 1

Email: YoliFuentes@thegreenapplepantry.org

Karen Chaffee, Community Engagement Coordinator

Chef Karen has been an active participant in her community for many years. She has taught gardening classes, managed community gardens, taught at risk youth kitchen skills and helped them gain employment. Over the years she has worked closely with the ACF to raise money for various non-profits including Kids Food Basket, Covenant House, and Kitchen Sage. Chef Karen is looking forward to meeting, serving, and connecting with The Green Apple Neighbors. 

Phone: 616.455.9411 Ext 1

Email: KarenChaffee@thegreenapplepantry.org

Lauren Wyngarden, Communication and Development

Lauren is the owner, writer, photographer, graphic and web designer for The Little Lake Cottage.  She additionally comes to us with 5 years experience in human resources and recruiting. Her passion is cultivating connections between communities and organizations through social media platforms.

Phone: 616.455.9411 Ext 1

Email: LaurenWyngarden@thegreenapplepantry.org




Nelson Collins, Pantry Coordinator

Board of Directors

George Guyott, Board Chair
1st Advantage Real Estate

Maureen (Mollie) Hackman, Vice Chair
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Christine Hugmeyer, Treasurer
Macatawa Bank

Toni Ter Molen, Secretary

Su Hood, Assistant Secretary

Karen Kania, Board Member

Katie Lawrence, Board Member
Kent District Library

John Berigan, Board Member





















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