Food Sourcing Director
Rosemary has served as Director of Food Sourcing at the East Texas Food Bank since 1991. In that period of time, she has seen the poundage grow from 25,000 pounds the first month the East Texas Food Bank distributed food to member agencies, to over 1 million pounds-per-month twenty years later. Mrs. McClain also assisted in the development of the annual Robert E. Lee and John Tyler High School ‘Pantry Raid,’ one of the largest annual food drives in the community, collecting nearly 1,000,000 pounds of food since 1991. She has also worked side-by-side with the local members of the National Association of Letter Carriers during their annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Additionally, she also supervises several East Texas Food Bank programs including Agency Services, Child Hunger Programs, Nutrition Education, and Outreach and Enrollment. Rosemary is also a leader in the community, serving on numerous community and professional organizations. Mrs. McClain earned her Bachelor's in Arts from Baylor University.
Food Sourcing Representative
Anita Bagle joined the East Texas Food Bank in September 2014 as the Food Sourcing Representative. She began her career in food sourcing at the Corpus Christi Food Bank after being selected as one of the first Wal-Mart Foundation Grantees for Store Donation Coordinator. Anita has 20 years of experience in working in the retail industy. She travels throughout East Texas educating and encouraging food rescue with our retail partnerships.
Anita enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.