Fair Farms Campaign Staff
About Betsy: Betsy Nicholas is the Founder of Fair Farms and Executive Director of Waterkeepers Chesapeake. After earning her law degree from Tulane, Betsy was an attorney in the U.S. Justice Department. She has since been involved in the non-profit sector, working on environmental and agriculture issues.
Why Fair Farms? “Returning to our agricultural roots is an important component to my work because diversity in farm practices is a cornerstone to sustainability and the only path forward for a clean Chesapeake Bay.”
About Dan: Strategy consultant Dan Furmansky has spent months recruiting farmers and partners who are already working in a sustainable model. Dan has worked as a communications consultant and political advisor for numerous non-profits.
Why Fair Farms? “There is nothing more fundamental to our existence than the sustenance of our bodies–our human rights begin with having access to food that can nurture us without harming the planet.”
About Katlyn: Staff Attorney Katlyn Clark has over five years of experience in communications and legislative work. In 2015, she graduated from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law with a Certificate of Specialization in Environmental Law. Katlyn received her B.A. in Political Science magna cum laude from Messiah College.
Why Fair Farms? “My work has focused on food safety and labeling laws, along with water pollution issues. For many years, I’ve been a passionate advocate for bettering Maryland’s food system.”