Board

Heather Wooten, Board Chair

Heather is an experienced and creative urban planner and project manager, specializing in developing and implementing policies that create healthy, sustainable, and economically vibrant communities. Formerly Vice President of Programs at ChangeLab Solutions, Heather is currently Principal at Onside Partners, a nonprofit consulting company.

Bill Fujimoto, Board Treasurer

Bill’s tireless commitment to supporting local agriculture, artisan producers, and sustainable farming practices was the driving force behind the growth and branding of Berkeley’s Monterey Market, one of the longest-running independent produce markets in the country. He is owner of Bill Fujimoto Consulting.

Brett Melone, Board Member

Brett  is the Director of Lending at California FarmLink. Brett has more than 15 years of experience supporting the business success of farmers and leading non profit organizations that serve farmers. Brett also has extensive non-profit management experience and served as Executive Director of Friends of MarViva Foundation and as the Executive Director of ALBA, Agriculture & Land-Based Training Association in Salinas, California.


 

Advisory Board:

Paul Chapman

Sue Conley

Robert Davis

Jerry Anne DiVecchio

Barry Epstein

Harrison Fraker

Isao Fujimoto

Desmond Jolly

Roberta Klugman

Malcolm Margolin

Jeannie McCormack

Craig McNamara

Al Medvitz

Larry Orman

Judith Redmond

Dan Solomon

Isabel Wade

Alice Waters

Janet Smith-Heimer