The Rooted Carrot’s Advisory Council serves in an advisory capacity to the board of directors, providing feedback and guidance as it works to achieve the mission of the Co-op. The Council is made up of community leaders, entrepreneurs, educators, communications professionals, local food supporters, healthcare professionals, and others who donate their time and lend their expertise.
Council members are invited to serve at the request of the board, and meet 3-4 times per year.
Rooted Carrot Advisory Council Members, 2020-2022
Community Main Street, Executive Director
La Toshia Burrell
Co-Founder, Embrace; Secretary, Healthy Cedar Valley Coalition
We Arose, Farmer/Social Entrepreneur
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Regional Director
Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary, Principal
Grow Cedar Valley, President/CEO
Cedar Falls Schools, Director of Communications & Community Relations
CFO, JSA Development, Instructor of Accounting, UNI.
President and CEO, Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa
Cedar Falls Schools, Executive Director of Enrichment and Special Programs
Waterloo Schools Foundation, Executive Director
MercyOne, Divison Director
University of Northern Iowa, Director of International Admissions
John Deere, Engineer
Farmer, Entrepreneur, Retired John Deere Engineer
Community Bank and Trust, Business Development Officer