Sarajane Milder received her B.A. in history at the University of Wisconsin and her M.Ed in special education from Columbia Teachers College. She has been involved in non-profit organizations in volunteer capacities for many years. She was a national vice president of the Brandeis University National Women’s Committee and a board member of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Greater Washington. For the past 9 years, she has been active in the Washington Women’s Foundation, which gives multi-year high impact grants to regional nonprofits, to address education, the environment and health. Sarajane has been a strong advocate for food policies globally, related to social justice, environmental impacts of food production and food security. She traveled to Africa and Asia, seeking experience in what’s locally farmed, sold and eaten. She is a member of the Southern Foodways Alliance and has a lifelong interest in the cultural history and meaning of food, and loves to cook! Sarajane is a Board Member for the Coalition.