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Our Team

The National Right to Community of Practice is collectively stewarded by a General Coordinator and a National Coordination Team. The Coordination Team is composed of technical support providers and grassroots leaders.  Each Coordination Team member serves a 2-year term. 

Our dedicated team includes:

Alison Cohen

Alison Cohen


Director and General Coordinator

National Right to Food Community of Practice
Brooklyn, NY

Jamielyn Wheeler

Jamielyn Wheeler

Sr. Director of Strategic Initiatives
Northwest Harvest
Seattle, WA

Amy Jo Hutchison

Amy Jo Hutchison

Founder
Rattle the Windows
A Grassroots Movement
Wheeling, WV

Karen A. Spiller

Karen A. Spiller

Thomas W. Haas Professor in Sustainable Food Systems
University of New Hampshire and
Massachusetts

Coordinating Ambassador Food Solutions New England
Boston, MA

Suzanne Babb

Suzanne Babb

Senior Co-Director US Programs
WhyHunger
New York, NY

Denisse Cordova Montes

Denisse Cordova Montes

Acting Associate Director
Human Rights Clinic
University of Miami School of Law
Miami, FL

Joshua Lohnes

Joshua Lohnes

Research Assistant Professor
West Virginia University
Department of Geology & Geography
Morgantown, WV

Liz Brunello

Liz Brunello

Program Coordinator
AFSC Appalachian Center for Equality
Charleston, West Virginia

Senator Craig Hickman

Senator Craig Hickman

Senator
Maine Senate
Winthrop, ME

Heather Retberg

Heather Retberg

Quills End Farm
Penobscot, ME

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