Southeast Missouri Food Bank has named James “Buddy” Barger to its board of directors. Barger is manager of Walmart Neighborhood Market in Cape Girardeau and has held various management positions in Walmart locations throughout southeast Missouri for the past 29 years.Barger, of Charleston, has worked with Children’s Miracle Network, Wounded Warrior Project and other local charitable projects through his association with Walmart. He also is a member of Cape West Rotary. One in six families and one in five children in southeast Missouri live in homes where they do not have the resources to acquire enough food. Other members of the food bank board include chairman Marty Platz, vice chairman Roger Guilliams, secretary/treasurer Danielle Poyner, Mark Avery, Chris Conroy, Julianna Montgomery Ford, Dr. Tony Robinson, Chris White, Keys and Frank Jones, member emeritus.