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Erin Bishop, Community Outreach Advocate 

M.S. Family Life Education and Consultation, Kansas State University, 2008
B.S. Family Studies and Human Services, Women's Studies, Kansas State University, 2005 

Erin joined the Division of  Student Life in August 2017 as the Food Pantry Coordinator. Erin has worked in Research and Extension, Academic Advising, and Credit Course Coordination with K-State since 2009. Erin has also worked as a Substance Abuse Counselor and Case Manager in the Mental Health Field. She serves on the Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies advisory board.


Sarah McGreer Hoyt, Operations Lead
M.A. English, University of Kansas
B.A. English & History, Hastings College  

After five years as writer/editor for K-State Libraries, Sarah joined Cats' Cupboard to take on expanded fundraising efforts, student support and administrative duties in September 2019. Prior to moving to Manhattan in 2010, she worked for 10 years in communications and development for nonprofit art organizations in Cleveland, Ohio, and Kansas City, Mo.  

Rachel Van Gilder, Graduate Assistant 

B.S. Public Health, Southern CT State University, 2015

Rachel Van Gilder joined the Division of Student Life in February 2018 as the Graduate Assistant at the Food Pantry. Rachel got her undergraduate  degree at Southern CT State University in Public Health and is now working towards her Masters in Public Health with an emphasis of Nutrition here at K-State.


Student Staff Assistants

Jaden Castinado

Maggie Malmberg

Mary Kate Sutton
B.S. Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, 2021

Mary Kate Sutton joined the Division of Student Life in October 2017 as a volunteer. In August of 2018, she accepted a staff position. Mary Kate will receive  her undergraduate degree in Human Development and Family Science. She hopes to get into graduate school to receive her Masters in Social Work.

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