Meet the Transplant Committee!

Serving as the precursor to our official Board of Directors, the Transplant Committee was tasked with building the foundation for Movement Ground Farm to thrive as a movement farm organization.

 

Transplant Committee

 

Officers

 

 

Judy Khy, Chair

Canton, MA

Blogger and lover of all foods local

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Melissa Birke Chu, Secretary

Newton, MA

Liberation-based social work, consultant, and mom

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Shannah Kurland, Treasurer

Providence, RI

Legal Director

Providence Youth Student Movement

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At Large Members

 

Sara Mersha

Jamaica Plain, MA

Director of Grantmaking

Grassroots International

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Shirley Mark

Cambridge, MA

Director of Community Partnerships

Jonathan Tisch College of Civil Life

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Mina Remy

Arlington, MA

Director of Philanthropic Partnerships

Grassroots International

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Claire Gilbert

Roslindale, MA

Mom, postpartum doula, consultant, food lover

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Mateal Lovaas Ishihara

Tiverton, RI

Middle school teacher, creative writer, mom

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Vanessa Flores-Maldonado

Providence, RI

Co- Executive Director

Providence Youth Student Movement

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Justice Ameer Gaines

Providence, RI

Writer, poet, community organizer

Daily Kos

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Martha Yager

Seekonk, MA

Community organizer, photographer, mentor in all things emancipatory

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Mimi Budnick

Providence, RI

Prison abolitionist, yogi, herbalist, grant writer