Our Team

Volunteer Leadership

Marci Sieracki

Volunteer Program Director

Marci is a CPA who lives in Chicago with her two daughters and husband. While Marci loves to read, cook and travel, nothing makes her happier than spending time with her closest friends and family. Marci is passionate about the community and involving her kids, who have already learned the art of creating delicious lasagna.

Amy Lieberman

Portal Tech Specialist

When Amy isn’t baking lasagna, she loves to go camping, bike, tap dance, and MacGyver creative solutions. Her simple pleasures include wool socks, sticky note checklists, and sunlit porches. Formerly a middle school math teacher, Amy is now a software engineer in Boston.

Carla Friend

Director of Training

Carla is the Founder and Executive Director of a Jewish community music organization called Tkiya. She also writes and performs children’s music! Carla is very passionate about the startup nonprofit space, so she is very excited to be the Director of Training for Lasagna Love. She lives in Bushwick within Brooklyn, NY, where she also built and manages a community garden on her roof.

Shari DiBrito

Regional Director NJ

Being immunocompromised, Shari wasn’t able to continue serving at her church during the COVID pandemic. She needed to find a way to continue to give back, and stumbled upon a video promoting Lasagna Love. At first, this was all about ‘the lasagna’, but it quickly grew into much more…a passion for people she didn’t know.  It quickly became people first, lasagna second, but an awesome mix!
“I am happy that I ‘stumbled’ upon that video, it gave me a new direction and calling in this season of my life.”

Jeff Haseltine

Regional Director AZ, CO, NM, NV, UT

Jeff joined Lasagna Love in September 2020 as a Lasagna Chef and Local Leader. He works in vendor risk management for a financial services company and in his spare time likes to travel, cook, ski in winter and hike in summer. He lives with his partner and three miniature dachshunds, (Noah, Ollie & Wally) in Evergreen, Colorado.

Penney Rudicil

Regional Director KY, SC, TN

Penney is a wife, mother, grandmother, business owner, and volunteer, but above all a strong Christian Woman that is here to serve and help others. She lives in Hendersonville TN and enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with family. When she joined Lasagna Love she thought she would be making and delivering food, but what she didn’t realize is how much her family and her would enjoy and be blessed to help so many families by providing not just meals, but hope.

Angela Patterson

Angela Patterson

Regional Director AL

Angela runs a small bakery out of her home and is a substitute teacher. When she is not volunteering at church or leading her Girl Scout troop she is cooking for others. Food is totally her love language and Lasagna Love is a perfect fit. She started with Lasagna Love in Feb. 2021 as a lasagna chef and became the local leader of Alabama in April 2021. She loves being able to pour love back into the same communities that have poured love into her all these years.

Ashley Keating

Regional Director ME, NH, VT

Ashley joined Lasagna Love as a Lasagna Chef in October 2020. Since then, she has worked on the onboarding and portal support teams, been a Local Leader, and is now the Regional Director of ME, NH, and VT. She currently lives in Boston, MA working in the events and marketing industry. When not cooking up lasagnas, she loves traveling, reading, fishing on Cape Cod, and her Chiweenie, Cooper.

Kristen Savage

Kristen Savage

Regional Director FL

Kristen joined Lasagna Love in November of 2020. Previous to living in Florida, she co-ran an organization feeding those in need in Buffalo, NY. Kristen is a stay at home mom who enjoys playing at the beach with her kids, a good book, trying out local restaurants, and traveling. Her true passion is helping others and she is so excited to continue to pursue that passion with Lasagna Love.

Andrea Scullin

Regional Director MA/RI & Canada

Andrea has been with Lasagna Love since September of 2020. Andrea lives just north of Boston with her teenage son and his dog. Andrea is a busy mom, working in mental health and pursing her MSW. Andrea is passionate about spreading kindness in communities and uplifting families, which is why she loves Lasagna Love!

Kelly Andolina

Regional Director NY, PA

Kelly is the proud mother of two grown boys and her beloved deaf Dalmatian Chloe.  She lives with her husband in Upstate New York and loves to cook and travel.  Kelly manages a technical support team for a software company. She saw Lasagna Love as a great way to combine her love of cooking with her desire to help others in need and joined Lasagna Love in September 2020.

Megan Gotimer

Regional Director NC, PR, VA

Megan became involved with Lasagna Love in September 2020. She currently lives in Durham, NC with her husband and works at Duke University as a Staff Specialist for Student Records. When not making lasagna, she loves hiking, trying new recipes, and getting cozy with a good book.

Lauree Barnes

Regional Director CT & WV

Lauree joined Lasagna Love as a chef in Nov 2020 and quickly realized she wanted to be more involved.  She became local leader of Hartford County, CT and is now the regional director as well for all of Connecticut.  In a former life, Lauree was an actuary turned reinsurance broker but enjoys her current career at home with her wonderful and supportive husband and three children who keep her busy.  When not cooking or baking, Lauree enjoys playing lots of tennis, golf, gardening, and spending time with family.

Lisa Hade

Lisa Hade

Regional Director OH

Lisa joined Lasagna Love in September of 2020. Lisa is a retired RN, and a former animal rescue veterinary manager. For the last 7 years, she has coached high school and age group competitive springboard diving. Lisa is a proud mother to 3 adult children. She also became a grandmother in February 2022. Lasagna Love, cooking, gardening playing tennis, and traveling with her husband to see each of their children in California, Colorado and Philadelphia are her favorite activities.

Ashley Mudge

Regional Director AR, LA, MS, OK, TX

Ashley joined Lasagna Love in October 2020 as a chef, moved into the role of Local Leader of Fort Worth shortly after and is now the Regional Director of the Southwest. She currently lives in Dallas, Texas with her wonderful husband and has worked in compliance and risk management for various financial service firms. When she is not helping support our organization, the leaders and chefs in her region and spreading kindness through delivering lasagnas, she loves traveling, watching and attending sporting events and spending time with family and friends. 

Stacey-Mantay

Stacey Mantay

Regional Director CA

Stacey is the Regional Director for CA. She has been a part of Lasagna Love since Sept 2020. From the moment she heard about it, her 6 yr daughter and her knew they needed to be a part of it! She started out as a chef and later as Local Leader and now Director for CA. When she is not cooking and delivering for LL, she is PTA president at her daughters elementary, a girl scout mom and also part time caregiver.

“I enjoy the feeling I get when cooking and delivering warm lasagnas to those who need a meal.”

Kelley Kolling

Regional Director GA

Kelley joined Lasagna Love in July of 2020 to help serve those in-need during the pandemic.  She loves to cook, read, exercise, and garden. Nothing makes her happier than spending time with her family and friends, making fresh floral arrangements, and playing with her dog Leo.  She is an IT Consultant in Atlanta, GA.

Kas Mehta

Regional Director AK, OR, WA

Kas recently moved to Portland Oregon from San Francisco with her little family. She started with LL organization end of 2020 and loves to cook, garden, and has a wild amount of houseplants.

“I love being involved with the community in any way I can. So happy to be apart of a wonderful, supportive organization like lasagna love!”

Vanessa Watts

Vanessa Watts

Regional Director WI, IL, MN

Vanessa Watts is a Regional Director for WI, IL and MN. She is also a Local Leader for the Central-East, WI region. Vanessa spends her days working in advertising – and enjoys cooking and spending her summers out on the lake with friends. A native of Chicago – Vanessa has lived in Australia and most recently moved to her lake house in Green Lake, WI. Vanessa joined LL back in December 2020 – as a way to personally give back to members of her community.

Heather Harris

Heather Harris

Regional Director IA, KS, ND, NE, SD

Heather is a self-described foodie and jumped at the chance to join Lasagna Love as soon as she heard about it in Febraury 2021. She quickly grew into a Local Leader role, and now serves as Regional Director for Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Heather lives in Wisconsin with her family, dog, and cat.

Jenn Jarman

Jennifer Jarman

Regional Director DE, MD, MO

Jennifer joined in October 2020 as a local volunteer chef and quickly loved the concept of LL. In December 2020 she became a local leader and is now a Regional Director for DE, MD, and MO. Jennifer is also part of the volunteer support team and enjoys helping our recipients and volunteers alike. Jennifer is a soon to be Nana with a grown daughter and son, 4 dogs, 2 cats and 4 birds. A self admitted animal lover and people person who has never met a stranger. Volunteering with LL has helped to fulfill her passion for helping others. With the tragic loss of her mother in 8/2020 LL came at the perfect time and what began as a tribute to her mother soon became the light she needed.

Wendy Miller

Wendy Miller

Regional Director ID, MT, WY

Wendy joined Lasagna Love in September 2021. She works as a financial analysis and planner for a security door company. In her spare time she likes to travel, cook, and adventure with her two dogs Cooper and Ringo. She lives in Idaho Falls, ID.

Lily McManus

Lily McManus

Regional Director Washington, D.C.

Lily first joined Lasagna Love in February 2021. A native of Washington, D.C., Lily manages the legal program for the consulting branch of a software company. She enjoys painting, hiking, travel, Italian language, and frequently can be found walking along the National Mall with her canine sidekick, Milo.

Wendy Agudelo

Regional Director, PR Director

Wendy Agudelo joined Lasagna Love in August 2020 to help spread the word about the wonderful work being done by volunteers across the country. She currently leads Image Professors, a strategic communications consultancy, but slings lasagna noodles on the side. An active mother of three children (including a set of twin boys), when Wendy is not architecting disruptive brand narratives, she can be found volunteering at her children’s schools, cheering them on from the sidelines, or organizing the next community fundraiser.

April Croy

Co Collaborations Director

April lives in the Hudson Valley of New York in an old Victorian that she and her husband lovingly restored themselves. She joined Lasagna Love in November 2020 to use her enthusiasm for cooking to help her community, then discovered that her passion for turning every project into a spreadsheet or task list could also be put to use to support Lasagna Love. When not cooking or organizing her spice rack, you can find April working in the garden, reading any book that crosses her hands, or snuggling with her two tuxedo cats.

Bruce Scherzinger

Portal Designer/Developer

Bruce joined the Lasagna Love team in October 2020 shortly after his wife, Eileen (a Local Leader), joined and he realized the volunteer team would not be able to continue using the method they’d been using to organize the team much longer. He is a software systems engineer in the aerospace industry and has been using Joomla as a hobbyist since it started in 2005 to develop (mainly portal) websites on a volunteer basis. Besides using his skills as a volunteer, Bruce enjoys bicycling, fine dining and wine, as well as traveling to exotic places.

Felicia Casper

Co Collaborations Director

Felicia joined Lasagna Love in October of 2020, and is the Local Leader for MN, while supporting other areas in the Midwest. She has years of experience in events and hospitality, and has a passion for helping. She also puts her culinary degree to good use cooking for friends and family, and Lasagna Love! She is fortunate to have help from her two Sous Chefs, her son, and daughter, who are expert Cheese Sprinklers.

Omer Ben Seadia

Regional Director Hawaii

Omer Ben Seadia is an international opera director originally from Tel-Aviv, Israel, who now makes her home in Hawai’i. She is the regional director for the Hawaiian islands and a volunteer chef on Oahu. Omer’s directing work is centered around socially conscious issues and she loves being able to keep a connection to her community even when she is traveling for work. For more information about where you can see Omer’s productions and other non for profits she is involved with check out https://www.omerbenseadia.com/

Lynn Hirsch

Outreach Director

Lynn lives in Alpharetta, GA and is a hopelessly devoted Wife, Mom, Grandma, friend and Lasagna Chef! She says that her life changed on September 28, 2020 when she saw a story about Lasagna Love on the Today Show. She joined, began cooking and delivering meals and found a meaningful new focus in her “senior” life! She soon took on outreach leadership positions in GA and MS, a volunteer support inbox responsibility, and whatever else she could do to help grow Lasagna Love. Her husband of 48 years, 3 kids, 3 kids-in-love, and her five grandsons are the center of her universe and inspire her every day. Her main focus right now is Lasagna Love and everything outreach!

Our Staff

Andria Larson

Chief of Staff

Andria lives on the West Coast and is from all over the U.S. She is a proud mother of 2 awesome little kids and loves a coffee with a good book or podcast in her downtime. She is also an enthusiast of the Arts and music.

Steph Stocum

Stephanie Stocum

Technical Program Manager

Stephanie Stocum started as a Lasagna Chef in October 2020, become a Local Leader in November 2020 and has taken on the role of Portal Manager in February 2021. She currently lives in Virginia Beach with her husband and her college-aged daughter and son. She loves hanging on the beach and binge-watching shows on Netflix.

Dori Botts

Director of Development

Dori Botts joined the team in January 2022 and is so excited to help Lasagna Love grow their supporter base.  Dori spent several years in the medical device field before finding her passion for non-profit development 10 years ago. When she isn’t working or running her kids around, Dori loves yoga, reading, boating, and doing just about anything outside (although the beach is preferred to snowy terrain). She lives in Madison, Wisconsin with her husband and 2 children, ages 17 and 11, and her dog and cat.

Samantha Koppang

E-Commerce Manager

Samantha’s journey with Lasagna Love started as her being the first Lasagna Mama in Texas, which grew to her being the Regional Director for the Southwest. She is now the E-Commerce Manager, as she has experience running an online business as well as product design. Outside of Lasagna Love, Samantha is married to a fantastic man and is the mother to an almost 3-year-old son, named Ryan, 1 dog and 1 cat. The three of them enjoy spending time together playing outside, gardening, running, and being taken on “Ryan’s adventures”!

Amanda Ramirez

Social Media & Marketing Manager

Amanda joined the team in November 2020. She lives in Seattle with her husband and daughter, who has also loved becoming a junior lasagna chef! When she’s not posting on social media she can usually be found in her garden or at the gym.

Erin Selsby

Operations Assistant

Erin Selsby started out as a Lasagna Chef in Ames, IA in June of 2020 where she lives with her husband and 3 children. She is a combination of a stay-at-home mom, substitute school nurse, and CPR/First Aid Instructor. She currently works as an Operations Assistant for Lasagna Love part time.