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We are building a proactive network of changemakers in our food system. Currently we are facilitating working groups to address gaps in the food system that have emerged from COVID-19. We are also empowering collaborations that build the solutions we need now.


Lacey Baldiviez
Director of Community Education
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County

Allegra Roth
Food & Climate Program Manager
Community Environmental Council


Christine Bisson
Assistant Professor / Food Science & Nutrition Program Coordinator
Allan Hancock College

Emily Casarez
Director of Community Health
Lompoc Valley Community Health Organization

Randall Day
St. Mark’s-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church

Jenny Bruell
Community Grants Program Manager
Santa Barbara Foundation

Em Johnson
Executive Director
Blue Sky Center

Kiah Jordan
Impact Family Office

Katie Maynard
Sustainability Coordinator; Staff to the Food Security and Basic Needs Taskforce
University of California Santa Barbara

Kim Selkoe
Executive Director
Commercial Fishermen of Santa Barbara

Jesse Smith
Director of Land Stewardship
White Buffalo Land Trust

Erik Talkin
Chief Executive Officer
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County

Kendra Wise
Supervising Environmental Health Specialist
SBC Department of Public Health

Sigrid Wright
Community Environmental Council


Shakira Miracle
Executive Director
Santa Barbara County Food Action Network

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