A graduate of the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College, Elizabeth Stoltz passionately pursues her interests in leveraging communications for social justice. In addition to establishing Food for Thought, Elizabeth served as a founding member and researcher for She’s the First. In these leadership capacities, Elizabeth built close relationships with school administrators in Nepal, Ethiopia and Kenya and continues to advocate for women’s empowerment. Currently, Elizabeth is a Research Associate at Ketchum, a global public relations agency, where she develops research-based insights for a variety of public affairs, social marketing, health and corporate social responsibility clients.
Becky Johnson, President
Becky is a senior Speech Language Pathology and Audiology major, with a minor in Anthropology. She has been a member of Food For Thought since 1st semester of freshman year, and is proud to be back as President. Becky hopes to continue being involved in her local and global community, throughout the rest of her college career as well as post graduation. Outside of Food for Thought, Becky enjoys hiking and exploring Ithaca. Feel free to reach out to her at email@example.com
Emily drain, Vice President of Outreach
Emily is a senior Speech Language Pathology and Audiology major and an Education Studies minor. She has been a member of Food for Thought since the fall of her junior year. This year she is serving as the Vice President of Outreach and is responsible for reaching out to other IC organizations about FFT events. Outside of Food for Thought Emily is a member of the Cross Country and Track and Field team. She also loves to hike and be outdoors.
Nicole Bond, Vice President Of Special Events
Nicole Bond is currently a junior at IC with a major in Psychology and minors in Counseling and Accounting. This semester marks her 4th semester as a member of Food for Thought and her 2nd semester as an E-Board member as VP of Special Events. In this position, Nicole is responsible for the organization of Food for Thought’s main events held each semester: Walk for Plumpy’Nut and Hunger Banquet. Nicole is excited to continue with Food for Thought throughout her college career, and hopes to give back in similar ways afterwards. She can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jeremy Block, Director of Communications
Jeremy is a Junior Emerging Media student, with minors in Game Development, Computer Science and Web Programing who serves as the Director of Communications of Food for Thought. For years, Jeremy has been a primary user of new and emerging technologies and has worked with everything from virtual reality to 3D printing. As a digital artist himself, Jeremy tries his best to spread Food for Thought’s message using a multitude of media mediums. Jeremy joined Food for Thought last year, and has since found himself fully immersed in the highly intellectual debate. Always a believer in thinking systematically, and professing education as the panacea of all the worlds’ problems, Jeremy found the environment at Food for Thought is exactly how he sees the world.
Tra Nguyen, Treasurer
Tra Nguyen is a junior Public and Community Health major, with a minor in French. She is from Vietnam. She has been involved in Food For Thought since her freshman year. She has a desire to bring goods to the community and raise awareness of global issues. Tra serves as the Treasurer of Food For Thought, and she helps maintain the budget for all annual events and general meetings. Outside of Food For Thought, Tra is also a part of Ithaca College International Club, and she is happy to share the beauty of Vietnamese culture to everyone.
Asa Slayton, Secretary
Asa is a senior Television-Radio major, with a minor in Theater Studies. He has been a member of Food for Thought since Fall 2013 during his 1st semester of freshman year, and he is happy to still be a part of it. He has served as the Secretary for the past three years. Asa has always really liked helping people, and Food for Thought is a great platform for him to do that. Outside of Food for Thought, Asa likes hiking, writing, and chilling with his friends.