Meet Our Team

Our Board of Directors

Nancy Koschyk

Nancy is a native Californian, born in San Francisco, moving to Auburn with her family in 1982 and building their home in Christian Valley.

After receiving her degree in Business Administration from the University of California in Sacramento, she began her career in Public Accounting concentrating on the auditing of Non Profits for over 30 years in Placer, Nevada and Sacramento Counties.

Nancy has served on the Board of Directors for the Multipurpose Senior Center (Auburn Senior Center)  for 20 years as their Treasurer along with serving on the Sacramento Sheriffs Toy Board.  Nancy also served as CFO to Seniors First and assisted with their Meals on Wheels program.

Nancy has been an active member of Rotary for 12 years, most currently with the Gold Country Rotary of Auburn.

Craig Hollyfield

Mr. Craig Hollyfield is a US Navy veteran and has been a resident of Newcastle, CA since 1986.  After leaving the service in 1974, Craig worked 15 years as a defense contractor, and 16 years as a consultant delivering technology solutions to State government until retiring in 2014.​

In 1989, Craig and his wife Nita purchased Ophir Road Feed and Pet supply in Newcastle and later opened All Sierra Recycling in Auburn. In 1992, Craig and Nita along with Michelle Fish and Ken Tokutomi founded Feed the Hungry of Auburn. Craig has served Feed the Hungry since that time in various capacities.  Craig also participates in other community service organizations including the Auburn Host Lions Club, and SARSAS (Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead).  Craig also served on the 2020/2021 Placer County Grand Jury.

Michelle Fish

A co-founder of Feed The Hungry of Auburn and a newly retired Social Service Director for the Salvation Army of Auburn. Michelle faithfully served 27 years as director of the Army's social service department. Part of her responsibilities were to develop and coordinate the Army's volunteer programs. She was involved with the development of PCOH group, spearheaded, with the faith based community, a partnership which was instrumental in the development of the 10 Year Plan to address the homelessness issues in Placer County. Grant writer of CSGB funds for the Salvation Army. Partnered with Placer County's Winter Voucher Grant program in helping to provide emergency shelter for those in need. Forged lasting relationships with local businesses, partnered in Raley's Food For Families program, worked closely with Feed The Hungry of Auburn, assisted in both the Red Kettle Fundraisers and the Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner for many years.

Keith Nesbitt

A native Californian, Keith has lived in Auburn for over 33 years.  Keith served on the City of Auburn’s Economic Development commission from 2000-2002, chaired the City’s Planning Commission from 2002 -2004, and Served on the City Council from 2004-2016. He served as Mayor in 2008, 2012, and 2015.  He also served as a board member of the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency, The Airport Land Use Commission, and the Capital Corridor Joint Powers Authority. He is a former board member of the Salvation Army of Auburn, former president of Auburn Gold Country Rotary, and is the current president for Feed the Hungry of Auburn. In past years Keith also served as Executive Director of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce.

Keith has 45 years of experience in project coordination and management, real estate sales and finance, new product development, design, technical services, engineering support services, government, and public relations. Specialties: Proven expediter, problem solver, visionary, and consensus builder.

Peter Konrad

As the founder and president of IFC and Insurance Marketing, Inc., Peter Konrad is a cash flow coach. He has specialized in Business & Estate Planning as well as Personal Wealth Management since 1982.

He is the founder and president of Upper Hand Inc., a nonprofit that serves the Auburn community as well as abroad. He also serves as Treasurer on the board of The Gathering Inn, as President of the Highway 49 Business Association and on the Sutter Auburn Faith Foundation board.

He loves action/adventure, sports and his wife, kids and grandkids!

Jim Holmes

Jim Holmes was elected to the Placer County Board of Supervisors in 2004. He is currently serving his 4th term. He represents the 3rd District, an area that includes a portion of North Auburn, Ophir, Newcastle, Penryn, Loomis and the majority of Rocklin.

An Auburn native with more than 29 years of experience as a business owner, Jim has been dedicated to community service throughout his adult life, serving on multiple boards and commissions including the Auburn Union Elementary School District Board, the Placer Consolidated Fire Protection District Board, the Auburn Area Chamber of commerce, and the Boys & Girls Club of Auburn. A founding member of both the North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council and the Highway 49 Business Association. Jim also serves on the board of the Auburn Area Salvation Army and the Gathering Inn.

Known by many as “The Face of the Foothills”, Jim can be found out in the community, chatting with locals welcoming visitors to the area, and keeping tabs on community issues. As a fifth-generation resident, Jim went to local schools, graduating from Placer High School and Sierra College, and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in political science from Humboldt State University. He and his wife Pat have two daughters, Stacy and Amy, a son, John, and granddaughters Amber, Mandy, Lyla, and Mia

E. Ken Tokutomi

A native Californian, Ken was born in Auburn and has spent most of his life in the Auburn Area. Ken served 5 terms as an elected trustee of the Placer County Office of Education.  He was a co-owner in a CPA Firm for over 35 years here in Auburn, Tokutomi and Caruthers, CPA’s, which was sold 5 years ago. Ken served on many boards and non-profit organizations, mostly in the capacity as treasurer. He was always a powerful driving force in fund-raising. Some of these are The Placer Japanese American Citizen League, The Auburn Chamber of Commerce and the Joss House Chinese Museums. He was one of the founding members and long-time treasurer of Feed the Hungry of Auburn. Most recently he served as the treasurer of The Friends of Vinh Son Orphanage, which is an international organization which provides support to 6 orphanages, with over 700 kids, in the highlands of Vietnam.  The targeted population is the 14 indigenous tribes of the Montagnard people.​

Ken was recently honored with Auburn’s Life Time Achievement award in 2019, Educator of the Year in 2017 and Business of the Year award 2016.  These are just a few of the honor he had received over his career in business and public service.          

We lost Ken in 2022, he will be greatly missed.