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David Linnell Named Executive Director of Meals on Wheels Diablo Region

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by CC News
David Linnell

WALNUT CREEK, CA Meals on Wheels Diablo Region is pleased to announce that David Linnell will lead the organization through its next stage of growth as the new Executive Director. Linnell joins MOW Diablo Region with strong management and leadership skills and extensive experience with the mission of Meals on Wheels organizations.

Previously, Linnell served as the Chief Operating Officer at Meals on Wheels San Francisco. During his nearly decade-long tenure in top management roles at MOWSF, he oversaw the construction of a state-of-the-art kitchen and food storage facility, led the development of new headquarters, managed budgets to ensure the financial health of the organization, and contributed to the development of new programs and services.

“We conducted a comprehensive Executive Director search and are fortunate to have David join us,” says Renee Morgan, MOW Diablo Region Board Chair. “In addition to his understanding of senior food insecurity, he brings knowledge of our mission and the experience to help Meals on Wheels Diablo Region continue to meet the increased needs for our delivered meals and supportive services.”

In addition to his work experience, Linnell serves as a commissioner for the San Mateo Commission on Aging and is an Advisory Board Member of Meals on Wheels California, where he chairs the Membership Committee.

“MOW Diablo Region has a reputation for excellence, innovation, and financial stability,” says Linnell. “I’m excited to join such a strong team and contribute my skills and knowledge to help the organization continue to meet the needs of the seniors in Contra Costa County.”

About Meals on Wheels Diablo Region:

For more than 50 years, Meals on Wheels Diablo Region has improved the lives of vulnerable seniors in Contra Costa County by delivering nutritious meals and supportive services that allow seniors to remain in their homes safely and with dignity. Programs include home-delivered meals, Breakfast Bags, Grocery Bags, Fall Prevention, Cafés, Care Management, Friendly Visitors, Health and Wellness, and more.

About Meals on Wheels America

Meals on Wheels America is the leadership organization supporting the more than 5,000 community-based programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior hunger and isolation. Powered by a trusted volunteer workforce, this network delivers a comprehensive solution that begins with a meal and is proven to enable independence and well-being through the additional benefits of tailored nutrition, social connection, safety and much more. By providing funding, programming, education, research and advocacy, Meals on Wheels America empowers its local member programs to strengthen their communities, one senior at a time.


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