Hannah is the Food Policy Advisory Council Manager at the Office of Sustainability. She manages subcommittee projects and fundraising for FPAC, and oversees the Council’s meetings and general operations. She previously served as an AmeriCorps VISTA with FPAC through SERVE Philadelphia and the New York City Coalition Against Hunger’s Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps. Hannah developed an interest in food systems while studying the history of commodities at Cornell University, where she worked as a line cook and graduated in 2013 with a BA in History and International Relations. In another life, she lives in Paris, operates a food truck, and plans her vacations around places to eat.
Mary Pham is the Coordinator of the Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council. She previously worked as FPAC’s Good Food Intern, where she updated the Good Food Caterer Guide, a project that helps consumers find businesses offering food that is healthy, fair, sustainably-sourced, and locally-owned. Prior to FPAC, she was a federal policy fellow at WE ACT for Environmental Justice and a research assistant at the Union of Concerned Scientists.
Mary graduated with a B.S in Public Health from Stockton University in 2016. While there, she helped lead students and faculty in growing food and building infrastructure as manager of Stockton’s campus farm. She previously worked as an Americorps VISTA Summer Associate, where she helped to expand the capacity of emergency meal sites and created resources for meal guests at the Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity. When not thinking about food, she likes to paint, explore the New Jersey Pine Barrens, and hang out in her trusty hammock.