Regional Organizers

Bread for the World's team of organizers can be a resource and partner with you. Use this page to connect with an organizer in your area or contact us at 202-639-9400 or if you have any questions.


  • Rev. Patricia Case, Indiana State Organizer
    Regional Organizer

    Rev. Patricia Case

    Regional Organizer

    State served: Indiana


  • Regional Organizer

    Lupe Conchas

    Regional Organizer

    States served: Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas


  • Regional Organizer

    Florence French Fagan

    Regional Organizer

    State served: Florida


  • Regional Organizer

    David Gist

    Regional Organizer

    State served: California


  • Matt Gross is the lead staff responsible for the implementation of  Bread’s mobilizing and organizing strategy across our national leadership network.
    Leadership, Regional Organizer

    Matt Gross

    Director of Organizing

    Matt is the lead staff responsible for the implementation of Bread’s mobilizing and organizing strategy across our national leadership network.

  • Regional Organizer

    Clark Hansen

    Regional Organizer

    States served: Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming


  • Regional Organizer

    Rosa Saavedra

    Regional Organizer

    States served: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia


  • Regional Organizer

    Zach Schmidt

    Regional Organizer

    States served: Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin


  • Regional Organizer

    Nicole Schmidt

    Regional Organizer

    States served: Michigan, Ohio


  • Regional Organizer

    Min. Dave Street

    Deputy Director

    States served: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont

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