LUFP BOARD MEMBERS
Laura DelindLaura B. DeLind is a sociocultural anthropologist and food system activist. Officially retired from Michigan State University, she remains an advocate of more placed-based, democratic, and just systems of food production, distribution, and consumption. Laura is a co-founder of the Lansing Urban Farm Project and currently serves as board president.
Jeremy HerliczekJeremy Herliczek is a photographer for the Michigan House of Representatives. He owns a fixer-upper in Lansing’s Eastside neighborhood. He really likes Hakurei turnips and peaches.
Colleen MattsColleen Matts has lived in Lansing’s Eastside neighborhood for over ten years and has served on the LUFP Board since fall of 2016. She works as Farm to Institution Specialist with the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems and is currently pursuing a culinary arts degree. She is a Master Urban Gardener and an avid food preserver and runner.
Nancy McCrohanNancy McCrohan has been a board member since 2016. She is a long-time Eastside resident, local food enthusiast, and herb devotee. In her day job, she conducts policy and program research focused on healthy communities, food systems, workforce, and community development.
Matthew MillerMatthew Miller is an editor at the Lansing State Journal and a fresh tomato enthusiast. He has served on the Lansing Urban Farm Project’s board since the end of 2015.
Jeno RiveraJeno Rivera is a faculty member at MSU where she collaborates in the development, implementation and evaluation of innovative educational programs that promote self-directed learning. When not at MSU, Jeno enjoys gardening, sewing, painting and playing her stringed instruments for her two dogs, a crazy cat and three hens.
Eric SchertzingEric Schertzing –The heart of a farm boy beats strong despite 35 years working in elective politics. Serving as County Treasurer and Land Bank Chair has honored me every day with the opportunity to improve people’s lives. Enjoy reading, travel and the richness from being engaged in our diverse community.
Lindsay TarrantLindsay Tarrant is an information and assistance specialist at Allen Neighborhood Center. She lives in Lansing’s Westside Neighborhood with her boyfriend and the best neighbors one could ask for. Lindsay and Michael tend to their own urban homestead, Spencer Avenue Urban Farm, in their free time and love to get away to northern Michigan as much as possible.