About Us

Our Staff & Board

Staff

Zabrina Bonilla

Youth & Families Program Coordinator

Nancy Barajas Caballero

Youth & Families Program Coordinator

Kerri Cacciata

Market Programs Director

Dawn DeGere

Community Relations Project Manager

Ariel Dennis

Finance Manager

Lexa Dundore

Farm Stand and CSA Coordinator

Tanya Fink

Community Nutrition Registered Dietitian

Dan Friedman

Youth & Families Education Project Manager

Suez Gebretsadik

Farm & Youth Employment Manager

Chris Hoffer

Community Education Program Director

Selena Ligrano

Natural Yard Care Project Manager

Laura Matter

Natural Yard Care Program Director

Kevin McAleese

Communications Manager

Melissa McGinn

Natural Yard Care Coordinator

Molly McNeely

Development Manager

Coral Mercado

Good Food Bags Project Manager

Daniella Nicholas

Community Education Coordinator, Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands

Benay O’Connell

Youth and Families Education Coordinator

Kana Ogaki

Children's Educator

Ren O’Hart

Market Programs Coordinator

Sara Parolin

Development Project Manager

Juan Pena

Operations Manager at Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands

Teri Rakusin

Farm Program Project Manager

Reingard Rieger

MCSS Project Manager

Georgina Sanchez

Multicultural Senior Meal Registered Dietitian

Sharon Siehl

Youth and Families Program Director

Kalee Snorden

Environmental Stewardship Coordinator

Marni Sorin

Community Education Project Manager

Melissa Spear

Executive Director

Nathan Stacey

Farm Program Director

Gayle Sutherland

Development Director

Carey Thornton

Community Education Specialist

Gavin Tiemeyer

Natural Yard Care Coordinator

Julie Verdone

Administrative Coordinator

Gwen Vernon

Special Projects (Farm Programs)

Anita Waghani

Community Education Coordinator

Sheryl Wiser

Director of Outreach

Board

Nancy Tosta

Chairperson

Julie Keeler

Secretary

Michelle Day

Treasurer

Karen Cowgill
Meriem Debbih
Diane Dempster
Elizabeth Gillispie
Brooke Lucy
Cynthia Nims
Anne Schwartz