Puget Sound Regional Council

The Regional Food Policy Council develops just and integrated policy and action recommendations that promote health, sustain and strengthen the local and regional food system, and engage and partner with agriculture, business, communities and governments in the four-county region.

November 17, 2016 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Special meeting in coordination with the WA food system roundtable

WA Food System Roundtable Flyer

November 17, 2016 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
PSRC Conference Room
1011 Western Ave, 5th Floor, Seattle

Liz Underwood-Bultmann, 206-464-6174
Rebeccah Maskin, 206-464-5833

Past Meeting Summaries and Presentations
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Richard Conlin, At-Large – Co-Chair
Commissioner Charlotte Garrido, Kitsap County – Co-Chair
Branden Born, University of Washington – Higher education/academia
Melissa Borsting, Sno-Valley Tilth – Direct market production (vegetative)
Roy Breiman, Chefs Collaborative – Restaurant sector
Lisa Chen, FEEST Program – Youth
Diane Dempster, Charlie’s Produce – Regional distributor
Ryan Dicks, Pierce County
Andrea Platt Dwyer, Seattle Tilth – Urban/town community-based agriculture
Heidi Eisenhour, American Farmland Trust – Farmland preservation
Jonathan Garfunkel, Educulture – K-12 Education
Brandon Gillespie, Lifelong – Chicken Soup Brigade – Non-governmental social justice org
Nicole Hopper, Taylor Shellfish – Maritime industry
Denise Jagielo, UFCW 367 – Regional or state labor organization
Councilmember Debora Juarez – City of Seattle
Bobbi Lindemulder, Snohomish Conservation District – Farmland preservation or conservation district
Michael Lufkin, King County
Helen McGovern-Pilant, Emergency Food Network, Community-based food access
Erika Melroy, Recology CleanScapes – Waste/recycling/energy use sector
Keri Moore, Snohomish Health District, Regional public-health agency
Rob Purser, The Suquamish Tribe
Katharine Ryan, Food LifeLine – Non-governmental Anti-Hunger Organization
Laura Ryser, WSU Extension
Susanna Schultz, Central Co-op – Small to mid-sized retail grocer
Valerie Segrest, Muckleshoot Indian Tribe
Phyllis Shulman, At-Large
Mayor Barbara Tolbert, City of Arlington/Other cities and towns
Deputy Mayor Nancy Tosta, City of Burien, Other cities & towns


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