New members appointed to Hunger Free Colorado board of directors

Ellie Agar
Hunger Free Colorado

DENVER (January 18, 2016) – Hunger Free Colorado, the state’s leading anti-hunger organization, is honored to announce the addition of five new members to their board of directors. The newly-appointed members assist in both policy and overall strategy development for the organization.

The appointments include:

Diane Zile, JERA Partnerships, LLC
Ms. Zile is a business consultant and professional coach with JERA Partnerships, LLC, and speaks nationally on the topics of organizational culture and employee engagement. She has over 25 years of senior-level human resources experience in Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies across a wide variety of industries. Ms. Zile graduated from Towson University and received her Master of Science from John Hopkins University.

Jana L. Henthorn, The Cable Center
Ms. Henthorn is the President and CEO of The Cable Center where she leads the company’s long-term strategic direction and planning. She graduated from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and completed her MBA at the University of Denver.

Susie Roh, U.S. Bank
Ms. Roh is the senior vice president and trust managing director for The Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank, where she leads the personal trust team in Denver and works with clients in the financial and estate planning process. She graduated of the University of Oregon and received her J.D. from the University of Denver College of Law. Ms. Roh also holds a Masters of Law in Taxation from the University of Denver Graduate Tax Program.

Michael Locatis, 915 Labs
Mr. Locatis is the CEO of 915 Labs, the exclusive provider of innovative systems that offer a healthier way to process and package food and beverages. A former member of the Obama administration in the Department of Homeland Security, Mr. Locatis is an outspoken advocate for food security and sustainability. He is also a successful startup entrepreneur who holds a degree in business from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and an MBA from Colorado State University.

Lydia Kerr, Western Union
Ms. Kerr is the Senior Project Manager for Accounting and Settlement at Western Union where she facilitates and manages strategic projects related to Settlement Transformation.  Among multiple philanthropic efforts, she is also a founding member of the M.A.D. (Making a Difference) Friends, a group committed to philanthropic and social change in Colorado. She holds a degree in Finance from Metropolitan State College in Denver. 

Hunger Free Colorado, a statewide nonprofit organization launched in 2009, connects families and individuals to food and nutrition resources, and fuels changes in systems, policies and social views, so no Coloradan goes hungry. For more information, visit