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
Executive Director, Community Main Street
La Toshia Burrell
Co-Founder, Embrace; Secretary, Healthy Cedar Valley Coalition
Farmer/Social Entrepreneur, We Arose
Regional Director, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Principal, Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary
President/CEO, Grow Cedar Valley
Cedar Falls Schools
CFO, JSA Development; Instructor of Accounting, UNI.
President and CEO, Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa
Director, Cedar Falls Schools
Waterloo Schools Foundation, Executive Director
Division Director Brand, MercyOne
Director of International Admissions, University of Northern Iowa
Engineer, John Deere
Farmer, Entrepreneur, Retired John Deere Engineer
Acorn Advisors Marketing
Retired business owner and community volunteer