Leadership Team

Greg Holmes, Chair
Food Systems Program Director, 1000 Friends of Oregon

Nora Frank-Buckner (Vice Chair)
WEAVE-NW Project Coordinator, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

Sarah Sullivan (Treasurer)
Executive Director, Gorge Grown Food Network

Spencer Masterson (Secretary)
Community Food Systems Manager, Oregon Food Bank

Anna Springer
Board Member, Oregon Farmers’ Markets Association

Katrina Van Dis
Executive Director, High Desert Food and Farm Alliance
Lauren Gwin
Associate Director, Oregon State University Center for Small Farms & Community Food Systems
Lexi Stickel
Director of Community Programs, Marion Polk Food Share

Rachael Ward
Nutrition Programs Director, ACCESS

Sara Miller
Economic Development Specialist, Northeast Oregon Economic Development District

Leadership Team Non-voting Members

Venus Barnes
Learning Garden Coordinator, PCC Sylvania

Jamie Nash
Project Manager, Oregon Public Health Institute

Working Group and Committee Liaisons

Each working group and committee will have a liaison from the Leadership Team who will attend working group and committee calls and report back to the LT.

  • Public Health: Jamie Nash
  • DEI Committee: Venus Barnes
  • Policy Committee: Lauren Gwin
  • Access to Land Team: Greg Holmes
  • Beginning Farmer/Rancher Team: Sara Miller
  • SNAP Match Team: Spencer Masterson
  • Veggie Rx: Lexi Stickel