If you are interested in starting your own council, attending an event, getting involved, or simply learning more about OFPN, please contact a member of our steering committee.

Patricia Allen

Program Manager
BIPOC Farming Network

Amy Bodiker Baskes

Amy Baskes Consulting

Maddie Chera

Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council (Green Umbrella)

Jill Clark

Assistant Professor
Ohio State University

Dir. of Undergraduate Studies
John Glenn College of Public Affairs

Kathy Dickson

Methodist Theological School (Ohio)

Brian Estabrook

Food Systems Planner
Franklin County Economic Development & Planning

Tevis Foreman

Executive Director
Produce Perks Midwest

Dr. Brittany Jones

Earthworks Research & Consulting
United Way of Greater Toledo

Joree Novotny

Director of Nutrition Policy and Programs
Ohio Association of Foodbanks

Wyndi Moore

Food Access Raises Everyone

Amanda Osborne

Community Development Educatory
OSU Extension, Cuyahoga County

Zainab Pixler

Local Food Systems Strategies Coordinator
Cleveland Department of Public Health

Karima Samadi

Policy Analyst – Food Systems
Columbus Public Health

Casey Slive

Food Access Coordinator
Ohio Department of Health

Carol Smathers

Ohio Farm to School Director
OSU Extension

Liz Stites

Ohio Farmers Market Network (OFMN)

Hyde Park Farmers’ Market

Celeste Treece

Ag Noire Bipoc Farming Association

Carol White

Urban Culinary Educator
Shyne Bright 

Lashale Pugh

Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition

Mara Momenee

Toledo-Lucas County Plan Commissions

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