Organizational Council


The affairs of NSAC are governed by the Organizational Council.  Along with the NSAC Managing Director, the Organizational Council establishes the NSAC mission, oversees strategic planning and development, evaluates NSAC’s effectiveness, and provides financial oversight and approval of the annual budget.  The Organizational Council also approves membership applications to NSAC.  Nominated and elected by both Represented and Participating Members, Organizational Council members serve two-year terms and meet at least bi-monthly.

The members of the Organizational Council are:

Eowyn Corral
Dakota Rural Action

Brian Depew
Center for Rural Affairs

Devon Hamilton
Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Roland McReynolds
Carolina Farm Stewardship Association

Jeanne Merrill
California Climate Action Network

Qiana Mickie
Just Food

Michelle Napier-Dunnings
Michigan Food and Farming Systems

Pam Roy, Treasurer
Farm to Table New Mexico Food and Agriculture Policy Council

Ricardo J. Salvador, Ph.D., Acting Chair
Union of Concerned Scientists

Brise Tencer, Secretary
Organic Farming Research Foundation

Lydia Villanueva
C.A.S.A. del Llano