Our Team

Between our deliveries and our food pantry, more than 500 families, 1500 of our neighbors, rely on NOSH Delivers! to make sure their families won’t have to go hungry.


Christine Rice


Christine Rice is the Executive Director of the Glen Cove Senior Center, Glen Cove, NY and Chairwoman of NOSH Delivers, Inc., Glen Cove, NY. Rice received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC and her Master’s Degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Adelphi University in Garden City, NY. In 1997, upon her mother’s diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer’s Disease, Rice became her primary caregiver. After caring for both her parents until her mother’s passing in 2006 and her father’s passing in 2013, Rice accepted the position as Director of Special Events and Community Outreach for the Long Island Alzheimer’s and Dementia Center. Connecting with the community and raising funds for the organization was an extremely rewarding experience and one that led to the position of Executive Director of the Glen Cove Senior Center in 2019. The Glen Cove Senior Center enriches the lives of seniors and enhances the quality of life of older adults through numerous programs and services. Rice has a thorough understanding of the complexities and challenges that seniors face throughout the aging process and has acquired a strong knowledge, through her personal and professional experience, of Alzheimer’s and other dementia related diseases. Rice’s involvement with NOSH Delivers Inc., a not for profit that works to create a hunger-free, thriving community began with the onset of COVID in 2019. NOSH provides individuals and families in the Glen Cove community and surrounding areas with healthy, nutritious food. Rice was born and raised in Garden City, NY with her nine siblings and still resides there. Rice has two children, Mary who resides in Garden City with her husband William and her son William, who resides in Del Ra

Matthew Catapano

Vice Chair

Matt Catapano is a palliative care therapist at NYU Langone Hospital on Long Island. He holds a Master’s Degree from Fordham Graduate School of Social Service. Previously, Matt was a field officer with Doctors Without Borders, managing hospitals across Africa and South Asia. He is a graduate of the University of Vermont.

Peter Hayes


Peter Hayes is a retired financial professional with over 40 years of experience. Over that period, he earned a CPA, an MBA in Finance and other professional credentials while working at a variety of organizations including Deloitte, Avis, Hertz, a multinational conglomerate, JP Morgan Chase and PwC. Pete has volunteered at the NSSK prior to the pandemic and took the Nassau County Department of Health's Food Handling course to qualify to work in the NSSK kitchen as a backup cook.

Pete and his wife Deirdre volunteered as a driver/delivery team for NOSH. Pete grew up in Queens and has lived in Sea Cliff for over 30 years. He served eight years as a Sea Cliff Village Trustee and remains active on Village committees. Pete has been a board member of Habitat for Humanity since 2009 and has been a NOSH board member since April 2021.

Erin Connell


Erin M. Connell lives in Locust Valley with her family and joined the NOSH board in April 2021. Erin is the Director of BoardLead at Cause Strategy Partners, a social enterprise consulting firm that works to recruit, place, and train professionals for nonprofit board service opportunities across the U.S. Erin has worked previously in both social sector and nonprofit consulting, with an emphasis on capacity building, leadership development, program evaluation, and strategic planning. She has consulted for a range of local and national nonprofits, foundations, and government agencies. Previously, Erin served as the Co-Chair of the Alumni Board at City Year New York. Erin completed her M.P.A. in Public and Nonprofit Management from the New York University, and her B.A. in Philosophy and Human Rights from Columbia University.

Claudine Baldwin

Board Member

Claudine Baldwin joined the Nosh Delivers! board in 2023. She is a first-generation American who grew up in Locust Valley with her parents who emigrated to the US from France. Claudine moved back to Locust Valley in 2010 after living in Boston and Brooklyn and lives here with her husband, Blake and daughter, Emilie. Claudine is a graphic designer and uses her background in fundraising to create collateral for non-profits, educational institutions and financial services firms. She previously worked in independent school advancement on annual fund and major gift campaigns and assisted non-profits with fundraising and marketing efforts. Claudine has been volunteering with NOSH since its founding and believes in its mission to feed families with dignity.

Cormac Brady

Board Member

Cormac Brady is an Irishman by birth, an American by choice, he moved to the USA in 1998 and has been a technology executive in the information services industry for 25 years. Cormac and his wife Danielle moved to Sea Cliff village to raise their family and have been active members in our local community supporting the kids of Glen Cove in CYO Track & Field for 10 years and in recent years volunteering at NOSH.

Courtney Callahan

Board Member

Courtney Callahan is the founder of NOSH and The Director of Outreach and Children’s Ministry at St. John’s of Lattingtown Episcopal church in Locust Valley, New York. She has long been active in focusing on Food Dignity in her Community through relationships. She met The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in her hometown of Atlanta when she was 4 and a half years old and that meeting set her on the road to do whatever she could to help end poverty and hunger for all.

Nitika Moran

Board Member

Nitika Moran began her career at Accenture doing management consulting for Fortune 500 companies working on Telecommunication Mergers like MCI and British Telecom and eventually transitioning to the Financial Services Industry working on strategy consulting projects for the large investment bank: JP Morgan Chase, Merrill Lynch, Bankers Trust and Deutsche Bank. Nitika then joined EarlyBirdCapital, Inc and Dalewood Associates where she worked on early stage venture capital investments in the Technology Industry. Nitika also was assistant to the fund administrator for Dalewood Associates and early stage venture fund. During this time, Nitika was also involved in over 20 SPACs that came to market. Nitika moved to Long Island 18 years ago with her family raising three boys and spending her
time volunteering. She is on the Glen Cove Boys and Girls Club, ran the Coordinated Parent Council as Co-President in Locust Valley liasoning with the Board of Ed and Superintendent, and is on the Board of NOSH. In 2000 Nitika launched Nitika Moran LLC which brings From Jaipur With Love to her US Interior Design Clients to create bespoke carpets handmade by artisans in India.

Catherine Schwarz

Board Member

Catherine Schwarz is a lawyer, who began her career practicing antitrust law for a large law firm and then transitioned to working as a freelance attorney for Montage Legal Group. Since moving to Long Island 15 years ago with her family of 5, she has really enjoyed getting to know the community through various volunteer positions-the most recent being NOSH Delivers, Inc. (“NOSH”). Catherine started volunteering for NOSH in 2021 and quickly valued the key role that it serves in helping so many families. She really looks forward to helping NOSH reach all those who are in need.

Renee Swanson

Board Member

Renee Swanson, who lives in Sea Cliff, worked as a development professional for forty-four years until her retirement in 2014. For twenty-four of those years, she headed the development department at SCO Family of Services, one of New York’s largest child and family service organizations. In 2014, her commitment to helping families with dignity and respect led her to volunteer for the North Shore Soup Kitchen and eventually join their Board of Directors. Then, with the onset of the pandemic and the temporary closing of the soup kitchen, she became a driver for NOSH and found the place where she knew she could make a difference for so many in our community.


Linda Eastman

Operations Manager

BO: Linda Eastman, MSW, Director of Operations has been with NOSH since just after its inception. When Linda is not working with the NOSH team, she is working at her business of Hired Helper senior services, assisting seniors with independence and life management. Prior to NOSH and Hired Helper, Linda worked in management in the fields of foster care and higher education. Linda brings a passion for helping others, project management, education and team and community building to NOSH.