Food Insecurity in the Elderly
Feb 02, 2021 7:00 AM
Angie Rodgers, Arizona Food Bank Network
Food Insecurity in the Elderly

Angie Rodgers, President & CEO of the Arizona Food Bank Network (AzFBN)

AzFBN is a nonprofit membership organization, representing five large food banks that distribute food statewide to more than 1,000 sites.  As the President & CEO, Angie is responsible for childhood hunger programs, providing transportation resources to its members, and the overall strategic direction and management of the anti-hunger organization.

Rodgers brings more than 25 years’ experience in public policy research and advocacy focusing on human services. Prior to joining AzFBN, Rodgers served in various capacities for the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES), improving child and family welfare services through advocacy and policy initiatives, community-based partnerships, interagency coordination, allocation of federal resources and grant application and administration.

Rodgers was Governor Napolitano’s Human Services Policy Advisor serving as the liaison between the Governor and DES and the Department of Juvenile Corrections. In this role, she was instrumental in development of high-level child and family welfare services policy and budget negotiation for nearly $750 million in state resources. She directed the state task force on the Earned Income Tax Credit, which lifted thousands of Arizonans out of poverty. 

She earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work at Arizona State University and Bachelors’ Degrees in Criminology and Sociology from the University of Kansas. Angie has four amazing children and two sweet dogs.