People: Our Team

  • Diane Hatz

    Founder & Executive Director, Change Food

    Diane Hatz is a social entrepreneur working to create a more healthful, sustainable, equitable world, with a strong focus on food and farming.  As founder & executive [...]

  • Ana-Christina Gaeta

    Communications Manager

    Ana-Christina is an environmental advocate and writer, with 6+ years working for environmental non-profits. Over the years, she has worked with issues such as climate change, [...]

  • Bella Goñi

    Marketing Associate , Change Food

    Bella is a passionate environmentalist, regenerative agriculture supporter and environmental justice advocate. She recently graduated from UC Berkeley where she studied [...]

  • Danielle McNerney

    Production Associate, Change Food

    Danielle McNerney is a home chef, entrepreneur, and food justice advocate. She has been nationally recognized on television shows like Food Network’s “Chopped Junior” and [...]

  • Karimah Mitchell

    Administrative Assistant, Change Food

    Karimah Mitchell is a graduate from Arkansas State University. She is currently the owner of a Virtual Assistant Company named K. &. Co Virtual Solutions LLC. Prior to K. [...]

  • Brendan Van Meter

    Founder & Filmmaker, Beaconhouse Media LLC

    Brendan Van Meter has been the Video Producer & Director for Change Food and Change Food Fest since 2010. A lifelong filmmaker, he started making films at home and [...]

  • Emily Folk

    Contributing Author, Change Food

    Emily Folk covers agricultural and sustainability topics. You can find more of her work on her blog, Conservation Folks.