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.
Madeline Smith-Gibbs is an AmeriCorps VISTA and Coordinator of the Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council (FPAC), which works to improve access to healthy, sustainable, and affordable food in Philadelphia. In her role as Coordinator, Madeline supports each of FPAC’s four programmatic subcommittees and chairs a fifth, the Communications and & Outreach Subcommittee.
Madeline graduated from Haverford College in 2013 with a BA in Political Science and a concentration in Peace, Justice, and Human Rights. Her senior thesis focused on issues of equity and inclusion in the food movement, and included case studies from Philadelphia.