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Victoria Zigmont, PhD, MPH

Evaluation and Research Director

Debbie Humphries, PhD, MPH

Evaluation and Research Senior Advisor

Laura Hansen

Farm-Based Wellness Program Manager

Anna Grace Barry

Advancement Officer

Celin Garcia

Cooking and Nutrition Educator

Bryn Pinkerton

Youth Program Educator

Michael Lebwohl

CT Food Justice AmeriCorps VISTA

Sara Servin

Garden Educator

John Valencia

Farm Assistant

Board of Directors


William Dennett

Board Secretary, Educational Consultant, Wakefield Educational Consultant

Ann Wiley

Board Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer, Foliage Design Systems


Bruce Ditman

Chief Marketing Officer, Marcum LLP

Jean Dyer

Vice President, South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority

Jim Farnam

Principal, Farnam Associates, LLC

Brianna Ficcadenti

Board Fellow, MBA Candidate, Yale School of Management

Dr. Francis Lobo

MD Immunology, Yale New Haven Hospital

Elizabeth Magenheimer, APRN

Family Practice, Diabetes Prevention, Fair Haven Community Health Center

Sean Matteson

Chief Operating Officer, ConnCAN

Janie McCotter

Owner, Janie L. McCotter Daycare

Charles Negaro

President and Owner, Atticus Bookstore Cafe and Chabaso Bakery

Abigail Paine, MPH

Vice President of Programs, Fair Haven Community Health Center

Todd Rofuth

Co-chair, Social Work Department, Southern Connecticut State University

Dr. Lisa Sanders

MD Internal Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital

Community Advisory Board

New Haven Farms is based on community members making positive changes as individuals, family members, and neighborhood residents. The Community Advisory Board is a board of community members who live and work in the neighborhoods we serve, and they advise New Haven Farms on both our current operations and future plans.

Georgina Castelan

Farm-Based Wellness Program Graduate & Community Gardener

Luz Catarineau

Co-founder, Amistad Catholic Worker House

Suzanne Edwards

Founder, Heart of Newhallville Community Farm

Concepcion Guerrero

Farm-Based Wellness Program Graduate & Community Gardener

Pamela Monk Kelley

Deacon, Thomas Chapel Church; Administrator, Riverside Education Academy

Leslie Radcliffe

Founder, Truman Street Community Garden; Board member, City of New Haven City Plan Commission

Jamilah Rasheed

Founder, Field of Greens Community Garden; Director, New Haven Inner City Enrichment Center

Ruth Torres

Farm-Based Wellness Program graduate, Community Health Ambassador


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