Lisa Albin and Dr. Hermine Saunders are the newly-elected members of Carroll County Food Sunday's Board of Directors. Initially started as a faith-based effort to collect food at Sunday services, Carroll County Food Sunday was founded in 1982 to serve the food insecure. Today the organization distributes a weekly grocery package to more than 400 families per week at its Westminster, Eldersburg and Taneytown locations.
Lisa Albin is the director of communications and public relations for Lutheran Social Ministries of Maryland, the parent organization for Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster and The Lutheran Village at Miller's Grant in Ellicott City. She holds a M.A. in mass communication from Towson University and has more than 25 years of experience in communication, public relations, and marketing, and more than 10 years of experience as an award-winning radio journalist.
Dr. Hermine Saunders currently chairs the Commission on Aging and Disabilities for Carroll County and writes about seniors and aging for the Carroll County Times. She is a past chair of the Carroll Lutheran School and Carroll Lutheran Village Boards of Trustees. Hermine earned a Ph.D. in English from the University of Maryland and has taught at University College, Baltimore County Public Schools, and Carroll Community College. She retired from Carroll Lutheran Village after more than 14 years as director of church and public relations.