Jared serves on the statewide team of the OSU Extension Family and Community Health Program in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences. He develops and implements an integrated vision for Extension’s community food security programming, which is defined as equitable access to affordable, nutritious and culturally appropriate food.
This vision brings together community food security efforts, food safety and preservation efforts, educational approaches and programming that meet the needs of Oregonians. This is achieved through collaboration with OSU colleagues and national, state and local partners.
He will work in support of the food goals of Healthier Together Oregon, the state’s health improvement plan.