Board & Bylaws

BFR Volunteers at a weekly operations meeting. From left to right: Levi, Helen, Becky, Caleb, and Hana. Photo by Ali Bibbo.

The Board

Our board of directors are in charge of directing the organization, and maintaining the bylaws. As per the bylaws, directors have an active role in day to day operation. In many cases, they began as volunteers. They are:

  • Nora Leccese, President:
  • Michael Lecesse:
  • Xavier Rojas:
  • Sundari Birdsall, Treasurer:
  • Rhonda Hoenigman:

Our advisory board is composed of community leaders. The advisory board meets periodically with the board of directors to help direct and inform the big-picture goals of Boulder Food Rescue:

  • Shari Leyshon – Bridge House/Community Table
  • Luther Green – Preserving Community/LoCo Foods
  • Neshama Abraham – EcoCycle/Consultant


Our bylaws describe our mission and operating principles. The authoritative version of the bylaws will always be available here. You can download them as plain text or a pdf.

Also, as per the bylaws, notes from all of our board meetings are available:

A letter from the IRS confirming our status as a federal tax-exempt 501(c)3 is available here, you can verify our current status as a charity by searching publication 78, and can check out our articles of incorporation and status as a nonprofit with the State of Colorado.