Claire Strader has been appointed as Deputy Director of Extension. Her impressive career includes ten years as the Organic Vegetable Extension Educator, securing 17 grants exceeding $2 million and overseeing a team of 4 full-time FairShare staff. She also coordinates educational programs, the annual Organic Vegetable Conference, field days, and research projects.
Previously, Claire spent 12 years as Farm Director at Rooted, Inc., managing farm operations and personnel. She also served as the Human Resources Manager for Willy Street Coop for 3 years, handling HR functions for 110 employees.
Claire’s experience and proven track record make her well-prepared for her new role as Deputy Director of Extension, with a strong commitment to sustainable agriculture and effective management. She’s a valuable asset in any endeavor.