Staff

Click on staff members’ images or names to read their biographies.

Cristina Arias
Culinary Team

Liz Collin
Indigenous Education Coordinator

Vern DeFoe
Red Cliff Band of Ojibwe
Kitchen Manager

Laura Garcia
Culinary Team

Kate Hoff
NATIFS Nonprofit Consultant

Maia Jacobson
Volunteer and Events Coordinator

Ashley Maldonado
Culinary Team

Alexis McKinnis
Ojibwe
Operations Manager

Nash McRoberts
Culinary Team

Armando “Mandu” Medinaceli
Indigenous Education Director

Sergio Mata’u Rapu
Rapa Nui
Digital Media Consultant

Chef Sean Sherman
Oglala Lakota
Indigenous Culinary Director

Louis Stein
Garden Manager

Bryce Stevenson
Red Cliff Miskwaabikong Band of Ojibwe
Executive Chef

Dana Thompson
Mdewakanton Dakota, Wahpeton Sisseton
Executive Director

Sally Wold
Special Projects