Council Members

The Washtenaw County Food Policy Council has 18 seats, representing various sectors of the food system. Current Council Members include:

  • Community Representative – Ann Hubbard
  • Community Representative – Damien Rivera
  • Community Representative – Larrea Young
  • Disability Justice – Ava HaberkornHalm
  • Economic Development – Jae Gerhart
  • Economic Development – Lauren Marquardt
  • Education – Sandra Pernecky
  • Emergency Food System – Markell Miller 
  • Faith-Based Organization – Anna Taylor-McCants
  • Food Manufacturer and Distributor – Aubrey Lopatin
  • Food Retail – Laura Wonch
  • Food Service – Marissa Prizgint
  • Funding – Alex Canepa
  • Human Services – Maya Grant
  • Nutrition – Mary Balog
  • Racial Equity – Keesa V. Johnson
  • Urban Agriculture – Julius Buzzard
  • Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners – Caroline Sanders