Gus Schumacher

Founding Board Member

As Founding Board Member of Equity Advocates, Gus provided federal policy expertise and strategic development support. From 1997 to 2001, Gus served as President Clinton’s Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm and Foreign...


Trish Garrity

Chair of the Board

Trish Garrity is passionate advocate for nutrition, gender equity and the right to health. As Chair of the Board of Equity Advocates, Trish provides advocacy, branding and messaging expertise as well as strategic development support... 


Tida Infahsaeng

Board Member

Tida Infahsaeng provides insight into municipal policies, government affairs, economic development and healthy food retail. Tida currently serves as Government Affairs Director at Pilotworks, the nation's largest provider of on-demand commercial kitchens supporting food and beverage entrepreneurs...

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Jasmine Nielsen

Board Member

Jasmine draws on two decades of experience leading New York City nonprofit organizations to provide Equity Advocates with strategic advisement, coaching and training for our boards of directors, executive directors and senior management. Jasmine consults with nonprofit organizations working in social justice, arts and culture, open space, the environment, and reproductive justice...