Jennifer Campbell '20 will be a junior at The University of Tampa in the Fall of 2017. She is a Political Science major with minors in History and Economics. She was a founder of The University of Tampa’s Food Recovery Chapter in the Fall of 2016 and continues to lead the chapter with her co-founder. In addition to her roles at FRN, she is the Vice President of two campus sustainability organizations, UT’s Roots & Shoots chapter and the Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC). Jennifer spends her free time coordinating events, leading volunteer projects, and putting on education programs about sustainability.
Meryl Davis began her involvement with Food Recovery Network in Fall 2016 when she and her friends founded the Knox College chapter. Her high school senior project focused on food waste and redistribution; a field of study in which she did not expect to pursue, but has resulted in an exciting crossover between her current studies as an Anthropology and Sociology major with an Environmental Studies minor.
Kirsty Hessing '18 is a senior at Wagner College in New York, where she’s currently working towards a degree in Behavioral Economics with minors in Civic Engagement and Sociology. In the fall of 2016, she worked with Food Recovery Network as an intern helping with their Food Recovery Verified program. She became passionate about food recovery after hearing about many athletes who struggled to find food. This lead her to be a founding member of her school’s FRN chapter.She is actively involved in Civic Engagement on campus as a Bonner Scholar Leader which lead her to be awarded the Thomas Carroll Award for Environmental Sustainability and the Periclean Student Award. Outside of FRN, Kirsty swims for her school and is a member of the concert band.
Jaime Renman '19 is the current President of FRN Chapter at University of Delaware. Her interest in FRN began because of her work experience at a local grocer, as well as an Alternative Spring Break experience focused on urban hunger in Baltimore. She states that she is "passionate about building the chapter at UD, as well as being a part of the movement to build awareness about food waste issues across the nation. I am hopeful that we can start to better educate others about food waste so that this initiative turns into proactive work from reactive work."
Amanda Rivas ‘20 is a first generation American citizen, born and raised in Orlando, Florida. Amanda comes from a family of Cuban immigrants and that is what inspired her to help eradicate the food waste dilemma. She currently attends Oxford College of Emory University and will be a sophomore starting in the fall. She will be the service and events coordinator for her FRN chapter, and was one of the founding members of an FRN chapter at another Oxford College.
Outside of her role as an FRN leader, she is President of Olé, a Hispanic cultural society, and also serves as a Vice President of the campus photography club.