Staff and Leadership

Adam-LiebowitzCommunity Food Funders is coordinated by Adam Liebowitz, Food and Environment Program Officer at North Star Fund.
Along with Steering Committee members, Adam represents CFF on projects and at meetings.  Adam also manages our monthly newsletter, Community Corner postings, and web material.
Emily SlossEmily Sloss is the Food and Environment Program Assistant at North Star Fund. She provides communications support to CFF by helping to coordinate newsletters and web postings, and leads other admin projects.

Steering Committee

Community Food Funders is led by a steering committee comprised of grantmakers from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation, Joyce and Irving Goldman Foundation, Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, Levitt Foundation, Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Local Economies Project of the New World Foundation, Merck Family Fund, New York Community Trust, New York State Health Foundation, North Star Fund, Surdna Foundation, and Woodcock Foundation.

Barbara-Greenberg vert for webBarbara Greenberg, Philanthropic Advisor, Levitt Foundation

Ben-Binswanger-for-webBen Binswanger, Executive Director, Joyce and Irving Goldman Family Foundation

Bob DandrewBob-Dandrew-for-web, Director, Local Economies Project of the New World Foundation

Bronwyn StarrBronwyn-Starr-for-web, Program Officer, New York State Health Foundation

Danielle-Levoit-for-web Danielle Levoit, Program Associate for the Environment, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Eric-Horvath-for-webEric Horvath, Program Associate, Woodcock Foundation

Janet LevoffJanet Levoff, Board, Lily Auchincloss Foundation

"Kellie Terry-<br Kellie Terry, Program Officer, Sustainable Environments, Surdna Foundation

"Kolu-Zigbi-<br Kolu Zigbi (co-founder), Program Director, Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation

Makshya TolbertMakshya Tolbert, Program Associate, Sustainable Environments, Surdna Foundation

Natasha-Lifton-for-webNatasha Lifton (co-chair), Senior Program Officer, New York Community Trust

Rick Luftglass for webRick Luftglass, Executive Director, Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund

Ruth-Goldman-for-webRuth Goldman, Program Officer, Merck Family Fund

Sacha-Spector-for-webSacha Spector, Program Director for the Environment, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Sarah Brannen ORIGSarah Brannen (co-chair), Associate Director of Programs, Local Economies Project of the New World Foundation

Stacey FaellaStacey Faella, Executive Director, Woodcock Foundation