Rosie brings more than a decade of experience in equity focused community development and advocacy to her role as Senior Community Engagement Manager. She holds a BA in Rural Development from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, with a concentration in community research and Indigenous knowledge. Rosie’s work includes supporting BIPOC communities through organizing workshops, programs, and partnerships focused on capacity building, leadership development, storytelling, and community and economic development. Prior to joining the Trust, Rosie was instrumental in initiating a food-centered community engagement program at Seattle Public Schools, increasing food and meal access for students and families of color throughout Seattle, while prioritizing fresh, locally-sourced foods through the implementation of a farm to school program. Outside of work, Rosie enjoys spending time with her husband and two doodle puppies, camping, hiking, cooking, and finding new coffee shops.
Favorite Vegetable: Potato