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FFEN Essentials: Campus Pantry Leader Cohort

FFEN Essentials: Campus Pantry Leader Cohort

The number of food pantries on college campuses in Minnesota has grown in the last decade as colleges work to support students struggling with food insecurity. Operating a food pantry in a two or four year college setting can be a distinctive experience, requiring...

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Meet Michele Girard, Board Member

Meet Michele Girard, Board Member

Founder of Ivanhoe Development, Michele’s specific areas of focus during her ten+ years as a nonprofit professional have been food sovereignty, food justice, homelessness, and at-risk youth. Michele has worked closely with senior leadership teams to create annual...

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Meet Tricia Balazovic, Board Member

Meet Tricia Balazovic, Board Member

A senior-level executive with over 17 years’ experience in clinical operations, Tricia’s strengths include the ability to build effective strategies, sustainable operations, and high-performing teams across diverse domains. Her newly founded consulting group works...

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Meet Roopa Chandrasekaran, Board Member

Meet Roopa Chandrasekaran, Board Member

A highly experienced, proven med tech leader, Roopa has extensive background in strategy implementation designed to streamline operations, drive development and delivery of innovative products. She is skilled in using data-driven decision-making to improve performance...

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