Hunger Council OF THE NORTHeast Kingdom
With support from the Canaday Family Trust, the Hunger Council of the Northeast Kingdom, which spans Caledonia, Essex, and Orleans Counties, was launched on December 11, 2015.
The Co-Chairs of this Hunger Council are:
- Colleen Moore de Ortiz, School Liason and Public Health Nurse for the Vermont Department of Health, Newport Office
- Jeff Pierpont, Asset Recovery Manager for Passumpsic Savings Bank
Most Recent Hunger Council of the Northeast Kingdom Meeting:
The Hunger Council of the Northeast Kingdom last met on Friday, May 12th, and focused on the effects of Act 148 (the Universal Recycling Law) on the local food system. (Press Release Here) The meeting agenda is available HERE and meeting minutes are available HERE.
Upcoming Hunger Council Meeting:
The Hunger Council of the Northeast Kingdom meets next on Friday, September 15th, and will be focusing on engaging with local governing bodies. The draft agenda is available HERE.
2017/2018 Meeting Schedule:
- September 15, 2017
- December 1, 2017
- March 16, 2018
- May 18, 2018
All meetings will be held from 10:00 - 12:00 at the Barton Senior Center / Town Hall, 19 Village Square.
Hunger Council membership is open to anyone interested in ending hunger in their community. Please contact Jenna Banning, Hunger Council Organizer, at email@example.com for more information.