The Washington State Food and Nutrition Council is led by an all-volunteer board comprised of WSFNC members. Officers are elected, or appointed, annually for a term of 1-2 years depending on the position (see Bylaws and Standing Rules).
Responsible for the reporting of WSFNC news to the membership and general public, and maintaining the online presence of WSFNC. Post information updates to www.wsfnc.org and WSFNC social media pages. Help disseminate updated information to WSFNC membership via e-mail listserv. Make suggestions to the Board for website enhancements and additional networking opportunities via social media. Attend and vote at scheduled board and council meetings.
To provide for the leadership of the Council by conducting elections of officers. Develop and distribute the ballot, which includes the slate of nominees as well as a brief synopsis of their qualifications and goals for the office. Attend and vote at scheduled board and council meetings.
To strengthen the board and council by attending board and council meetings and assume responsibility for a short-term committee by volunteering or at the request of the president. The At Large member is also to be available to fill the elected positions of Treasurer, Secretary,or Nominating Chairperson should any one of these positions be vacated and to chair short term committees such as mid-year event.
2012 - 2013 Board
- President: Breanna Oberlin
- Past President: Hailey Mack
- Secretary: Ellie Freeman
- Treasurer: Jamie Zorich
- Legislative Chair: Kimberly Buchan
- Membership Chair: Rebecca Levens
- Conference Planning Committee: Erin Greer (Chair) and Sharon Feucht
- Communications Coordinator: (vacant)
- Nominating Chair: (vacant)
- At Large Member(s): (vacant)
The WSFNC Board meets on the second Wednesday of every month. Monthly meetings alternate between in-person meetings and conference calls. In-person meetings are held at Solid Ground (1501 North 45th Street, Seattle, WA 98103-6708). All members are welcome to attend. See the Events page for the upcoming meeting schedule.