Board of Directors

The Food Council Nominating Committee selects and appoints nine representatives for one- and two-year long terms as Montgomery County Food Council Board Members.

Joseph Chirico

Treasurer

Sharon Feuer Gruber

George Green

Vice-Chair

Kathy Madaleno

Kimberley McBride

Wendy Nevett Bazil

Chair, Policy Committee; Co-Chair, Racial Equity Committee

Aizat Oladapo

Board Secretary; Co-Chair, Racial Equity Committee

Michael J. Wilson

Board Chair

Council Members

Obioma Akaigwe

Food Recovery and Access Working Group

Eleni Antzoulatos

Co-Chair, Food Education Working Group

Michelle Caruso

Co-Chair, Food Education Working Group

Jim Dempsey

Food Recovery and Access Working Group; Policy Committee

Susan Eisendrath

Co-Chair, Environmental Impact Working Group; Policy Committee

Ben Fulgencio-Turner

Food Recovery and Access Working Group

Manny Hidalgo

Food Access and Recovery Working Group; Co-Chair, Racial Equity Committee

Mike Houston

Co-Chair, Food Economy Working Group; Policy Committee

Dr. Ali Hurtado Choque

Food Education Working Group

Thu Huynh

Food Education Working Group

David Robert (Dave) Lambert

Food Education Working Group; Food Recovery and Access Working Groups

Karina Lora

Food Education Working Group

Jerry Martin

Co-Chair, Food Economy Working Group

Kimberley McBride

Food Education Working Group, Board Member

Tessa Mork

Food Education Working Group; Policy Committee

Wendy Nevett Bazil

Chair, Policy Committee; Co-Chair, Racial Equity Committee

Aizat Oladapo

Food Recovery and Access Working Group; Co-Chair, Racial Equity Committee

Tanya Spandhla

Food Economy Working Group

Hudson Tang

Food Economy Working Group

Thomas Tippett

Food Recovery and Access Working Group

Susan Topping

Food Recovery and Access Working Group

Jenna Umbriac

Co-Chair, Food Recovery and Access Working Group

Jennifer Underwood

Food Economy Working Group

Lucia Zegarra

Food Recovery and Access Working Group

Upcoming Events

Nov 2- Dec 21

Fresh Conversations

Discuss current nutrition and health topics and discover new ways to be active.

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Nov 26-Dec 4

November 26-December 4, SupportMoCo2020 Fundraiser

Support the Food Council and Cornerstone Montgomery when you shop local this holiday season!

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Dec 7

Biweekly COVID-19 Community Call

Every other Monday, 1:00-2:30pm. Please register in advance.

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Dec 8

December 8th, Gift Outside the Box Virtual Event

Learn more about buying local this holiday season!

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Dec 9

SNAP Training

Upcoming Virtual Training on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) co-hosted by Maryland Hunger Solutions and Montgomery County Food Council.

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Dec 9-10

CYBERAG SYMPOSIUM

Join leaders in both agriculture and cybersecurity at the intersection of these two industries to explore emerging opportunities presented by the rise of agtech.

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Dec 14-18

Virtual Taste of Fox Chapel

A community event promoting international selection of restaurants at the Fox Chapel shopping center.

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Dec 16

Food Economy Working Group Meeting

3rd Wednesday of Every Month. The next meeting will be held on December 16th, 9-10:30am.

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Jan 5

Environmental Impact Working Group Meeting

Tuesday, 1/5 from 9:30-11am.

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