New Member: Stephanie Terry

Please join us in welcoming new member Stephanie Terry.

Stephanie Terry- Owner of Sweeties Southern Vegan Catering is a community organizer, sales & marketing specialist and vegan pastry chef with over 25 years of combined corporate, non-profit and bakery experience. Much of her corporate career was spent as a sales manager for the Marriot and Hilton hotel brands. She also has an extensive career as a community organizer, leading a multi-faith, nonpartisan, countywide, citizens’ organization dedicated to engaging members of the community to fully participate in decision making processes with leaders in the public and private sectors that impact social justice issues. She has served as a political strategist and organized several successful grassroots campaigns that include getting a living wage passed by the Towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro NC, legislating a local Tenants Bill of Rights for apartment dwellers and negotiating a counties wide partnership to mitigate utility rate increases for residents in Efland, NC.  Stephanie’s community involvement currently revolves around food access, food equity and school lunch reform. She has served as a facilitator for a coalition of doctors, health advocates and community members dedicated to reducing sugar consumption impacts for underserved populations in Durham. She also serves as a James Beard Foundation chef advocate for school lunch reform.    

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