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Board of Directors

 

ROBERT REGO CHAIRMAN Pro Tem

Robert has a rich history in nonprofit management with expertise in financial management, compliance and regulatory issues. He is a founding board member of Ourfoods. 

Jeffrey Gray Secretary

With an MBA and 30 years of international business experience, Jeffrey has an extensive personal and professional network throughout many industry sectors. Jeffrey recently retired from a career as Commercial Officer with the Canadian Consulate General in Los Angeles.  There he assisted companies in market and business development. He devotes time to his many interests, including investing in future generations through leadership development.  He has a keen interest in stewardship of the planet through urban farming and the adoption of the latest technologies in food production and conservation.

Diane Kim Ph.D. DIRECTOR

Diane is the Undergraduate Programs Director, USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies. She works to develop and implement immersive, innovative and societally relevant education programs for undergraduates. A Ph.D. in Biology from USC and has over 8 years of experience in environmental microbiology and oceanographic research. She continues to share her research experiences and findings with wide and diverse audiences, including K-12, undergraduate and graduate students, as well as the scientific community. She has been developing sustainable food curriculum and informal education programs through her ongoing collaboration with David Rosenstein since Jan 2014. Diane also teaches Environmental Microbiology and Introduction to Microbiology at Mount St. Mary’s University.