- Hometown: Lombard
- Owner #: 941
- Term: Elected in 2022 to 2-year term.
"Plant-based chef driven to enhance our community through food via education, accessibility, & awareness."
Why are you interested in serving on the Prairie Food Board of Directors?
Employment: Please tell us about your past or present employment
Prior to Culinary Confidante I worked at Northern Illinois Food Bank as the Child Nutrition Programs Manager and then as the Nutrition Center Manager. I have also worked in various roles within the restaurant and hospitality industry for over 20 years.
Volunteer: Membership/Affiliation/Leadership Past and Present:
Which of the following areas do you have expertise?
What experience, education, and skills do you have that you feel will contribute to your effectiveness as a Prairie Food Director?
Additionally, I hold a Bachelors in Nutrition, Dietetics & Hospitality Administration as well as a Personal Chef Certificate from Kendall College.
What are your personal goals for Prairie Food Co-op?
I can’t wait for Prairie Food to bring local and sustainable foods to our community. Not only will it be a great place to shop but to meet friends as well. I would love to continue to be involved in bringing workshops to our community through PFC.
What experience (if any) have you had with cooperatives, food or otherwise?