Massachusetts Food System Collaborative
Massachusetts Food System Collaborative

Campaign for Food Literacy Steering Committee

The following 16 food literacy experts have helped to guide the campaign for food literacy by providing input on policy priorities, participating in events, and contributing to outreach efforts.

  • Sarah Berquist, Senior Lecturer And Program Coordinator for Sustainable Food & Farming, Stockbridge School of Agriculture at UMass Amherst
  • Susan Brassard, Food Studies Instructor and Culinary Arts Instructor, Lowell Public High School
  • Roselaine Charlucien-Koech, School Nurse, Boston Public Schools and MA School Nurse Organization
  • Rebecca Cline, Parent Champion, Curley K-8 School, Boston Public Schools
  • Kelly Cronin, Teacher, Gloucester Public Schools
  • Anna Cynar, 10th-12th Grade Biology, Biotech, Sustainable Food Systems, and Garden/Culinary Science Teacher, Innovation Academy Charter School
  • Beth Kontos, President, American Federation of Teachers Massachusetts
  • Maria Melchionda, Executive Director, Massachusetts Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance
  • Vivien Morris, Founder and Chair, Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition
  • Jessica Reid, Program Director, Backyard Growers
  • Karen Roberto, School Nurse, Medford Public Schools and MA School Nurse Organization
  • Michael Skillicorn, Director of Programs, Grow Food Northampton
  • Hailey Small, Garden Educator, Backyard Growers
  • Laura Smith, Farmer and Owner, Oakdale Farms and Lane Gardens
  • Christopher Szkutak, Teacher and Vice President, Massachusetts Agriculture in the Classroom
  • John Wang, Co-Director, The Food Project

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