our staff: Policy Change
John Weidman, Deputy Executive Director
John oversees the organizational development and strategy across a variety of programs at The Food Trust as well as policy advocacy. He holds a master's degree in political science. John has worked at The Food Trust for 10 years; he enjoys snorkeling in the Caribbean, skiing and fishing.
Duane Perry, Founder
Duane works with the National Campaign Team for Healthy Food Access to help states and local governments fund and implement healthy food financing programs. Duane also spends time eradicating invasive exotics (i.e. weeding in the garden), advancing civil rights and increasing philanthropy.