Our Team



Andi Doane

Executive Director

Andi has been the Executive Director of Arlington EATS since 2015. Her background includes 13 years of experience managing and overseeing various nonprofits in the Midwest and Greater Boston area.  She has a certificate in Nonprofit Management from Iowa State University and a Bachelor’s Degree from Coe College.

Outside of work, Andi enjoys hiking, gardening, baking and spending time with her family.

Contact: adoane@arlingtoneats.org


Susan Dorson

Program Manager

Susan is a community organizer with over 12 years experience building and operating nonprofits to benefit the local community. As the program manager of Arlington EATS she is focused on improving quality, quantity and accessibility to food while working closely with local organizations to connect people to resources. Susan has a BA in Psychology from Connecticut College and a Masters Degree in Macro Social work from Boston University.When not at work, you can find Susan in her garden or playing her saxophone around town in the two different brass bands that she manages.

Contact: sdorson@arlingtoneats.org


Natasha Strom

Volunteer Coordinator

Before coming to Arlington EATS, Natasha was most recently the Race Director for the Head of the Charles Regatta, overseeing a team of more than 2000 volunteers. She has worked or been involved in volunteer organizations for over 20 years including the MFA and Community Rowing Inc. among others. She has a BA from Wheaton College (MA) and Masters degrees from both the University of Oxford and the University of Leicester. Outside of work, you might find her at a baseball field in town or rowing on the Charles River.


Johanna Niles

Community Food Access Manager

Before coming to Arlington EATS, Johanna facilitated Meals on Wheels and Senior Dining programs for a senior services agency. She has volunteered at the MA Department of Children and Families and in the public schools for a number of years. Johanna has a BA in Sociology and in African and African American Studies from Brandeis University. You might bump into her at the park with her dog, or on the sidelines of her kid’s soccer games.


Carolyn Schneyer

Administrative Assistant

Carolyn has worn many hats over the years including music teacher, sign artist, wind energy engineer, birth doula, non-profit program coordinator, and Arlington EATS volunteer. Arlington families may know her best from her many years teaching Music Together classes in the community. Carolyn has a BA from Vassar College and an MASc from the University of Victoria, BC. Outside of work, she is a singer, a knitter, and a proud (soon-to-be!) Minuteman mom.



Blanca Allen

Allegro Music School

Marshall Audin

Mass College of Art and Design

Christine Bongiorno

Town of Arlington, Health and Human Services

Linda Hanson


John Hurd

John Hurd Law

Kathy Le

Community Action Partners
Harvard Business School Association of Boston

Lauren Ledger

Cooper Lapman Financial

Thomas Lee

Grace Chapel

Michelle Lin

Vor Pharma

Nicole Melnik

Thompson Elementary School

Mona Nichols Granucci

Mass General Brigham

Vicki Rose

Thompson Elementary School

Susan Stewart

Ottoson Middle School

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Unfortunately, hunger is part of life in Arlington. Arlington EATS relies upon people like you to ensure there is food for all Arlington residents.

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