Our Staff

With experience in many fields and a multitude of skills, our staff is dedicated to our mission, values, and to the community we serve. These are the most hardworking people in the world!

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    Bob Boyd

    Interim Executive Director

    Long term volunteer and Board Member (Treasurer). A broad background in education, nonprofits and banking. Lecturer and Director of Interns Emeritus (SUNY Geneseo), Executive Director of the South Wedge Planning Committee, retired Senior Vice President of HSBC and a Certified Public Accountant.

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    Char Cordone

    Kitchen Manager

    Char brings a wealth of experience in food service and business management. She owned and operated the popular Rochester Club Ballroom on East Avenue for 18 years and previously was general manager of the Top of the Plaza restaurant at Midtown Plaza. She is a dog enthusiast and has volunteered for many years in various women’s outreach/domestic violence organizations including Alternatives for Battered Women and Rape Crisis Center, and counseled men at the Orleans prison on the effects of violence against women and children. She lives in Chili Center.

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      Amy Mincer

      Volunteer Coordinator / Social Worker / Pantry Manager

      Amy leads our lunch and pantry program operations including volunteer coordination, liaison between donating stores, equipment and building management, and community communications. Amy is a graduate of Community Health Workers Association of Rochester (CHWAR)’s first Community Health Worker training program cohort in 2019. Before joining St. Peter's, Amy worked for three years with MC Collaborative as a community heath worker. Amy lives in Rochester with two beautiful cats and enjoys working and spending time with friends.

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        Edward Cramp

        Maintenance Team Member

        Ed joined the St. Peter’s Kitchen staff in 2015. He migrated from near Redding, PA in 2007 for a masters’ degree program in physics at the University of Rochester. He is a cycling enthusiast — rain, snow, and cold do not keep him from riding his bike to work. Ed is an active volunteer with “R Community Bikes” and is actively involved in the bike scene in Rochester.

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          Julia Cilano

          AmeriCorps Member

          Julia Cilano is a member of the Notre Dame Mission Volunteers, a group that operates under the auspices of AmeriCorps. As an AmeriCorps member, Julia will be with St. Peter’s for eleven months, assisting with our daily operations like the lunch and pantry programs, writing the monthly newsletter, and providing other kinds of administrative assistance and support. Julia graduated from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in May of 2023 and is currently applying to Masters of Fine Arts programs in Creative Writing. She is happy to be spending her gap year in her hometown, where she can play with her dogs, pursue her creative hobbies, and spend time with her family (especially her new baby niece and nephew!)

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          Chris Pinckney

          Kitchen and Maintenance Team Member

          Chris is a hardworking team member, helping with intaking donations and daily operations.

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            Gene Valla

            Delivery, Kitchen, and Maintenance Team Member

            Gene has a variety of skills and has been working on maintenance projects. Additionally, he has been driving our van to pick up donations from area grocery stores.