About

Our Mission

The Waste Not Want Not Alliance was founded to reduce food waste and redirect it to those in need.

The Waste

The Waste we see inspired us to start the Alliance.

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Source: Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic (2016).  Keeping Food Out of the Landfill:  Policy Ideas for States and Localities. https://www.endhunger.org/PDFs/2016/Harvard_FoodWaste_Toolkit_Oct2016.pdf ]

The Want

There is an urgent need for food donations by food pantries, shelters and many charities that provide for those in need of food.

Waste Not Want Not

[Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture. Key Statistics (2018)

https://www.ers.usda.gov/topics/food-nutrition-assistance/food-security-in-the-us/key-statistics-graphics.aspx#insecure

Source: United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (2018)

http://www.fao.org/state-of-food-security-nutrition/en/ ]

The Alliance

The Alliance brings together those with food they do not want to waste with those who can use it by providing the logistics to do so that are currently lacking.

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Board of Directors

  • Karyn Vaughn, Chairman
    Karyn is a Certified Management Accountant, Enrolled Agent and MBA with years of experience in the Foodservice industry.  She is the CFO of Ultimate Sales, a food brokerage company.
  • Bryanna Brossman, Secretary
    Bryanna is the Director of Governance for Inspire Charter Schools, the largest charter in California, managing all corporate and school board compliance matters.
  • Michele Michalak, Director
    Michele is the Vice President of Operations at Ultimate Sales and has many years of experience with food manufacturers, distributors and brokers.

Board of Advisors

  • Bryan Vaughn, USMC Sgt. Maj. Retired
  • Tom Parr, President of  Ultimate Sales
  • Jacquelyn Sisson, Marketing Mngr Ultimate Sales
  • Nick Gremanis, VP of Purchasing Newport Meats

Members of our Board of Directors are experienced in the industries of Food manufacturing, distribution and sales.

 

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