STAFF


Hugo Mogollon | Executive director

Hugo Mogollon is the Executive Director of Community Foodworks. Hugo brings 20 years of experience working for nonprofit organizations covering a range of issues from food systems to sustainability to biodiversity conservation. Previous to his role at Community Foodworks, he was the Executive Director of Finding Species, an international nonprofit organization. Hugo has deep experience in NGO management, planning, development, outreach, and stakeholder engagement, particularly in multicultural settings. A native of Ecuador, Hugo is fluent in both English and Spanish. He has a Bachelor of Science in biology from the Catholic University of Quito, Ecuador and an Executive Master’s degree in Natural Resources and Leadership for Sustainability from Virginia Tech.

Dalila Boclin | Director of Programs + Strategy

Dalila Boclin is the Food Access Director for Community Foodworks, where she oversees programs that make healthy, local food more accessible to underserved residents and institutions of D.C. and Northern Virginia. At Community Foodworks, she has designed and is implementing a new model for local food distribution coined the 'Pop-Up Food Hub.'  The Pop Up Food Hub uses farmers markets in place of traditional warehousing infrastructure to facilitate wholesale distribution to community-based services and institutions. Dalila is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.

Nick Stavely | Farmers Market Program Manager

Nick is the General Operations Manager for Community Foodworks, where he manages daily operations across the organization, including new partnerships, farmers market and incentive programs, sponsorships, and more across CFW's network in the DMV. Nick has held an interest in food since he first tried calamari in elementary school. As an undergraduate at the University of Maryland, he cultivated his interests working on a small farm, researching food recalls, and studying terroir and sustainable agriculture in the Loire Valley of France, and ultimately received his BS in Agriculture & Resource Economics.

Julian Kroboth | Pop Up Food Hub Procurement Manager

Julian Kroboth is the Program Manager for Community Foodworks’ Pop Up Food Hub, responsible for farmer outreach and wholesale vendor coordination, product procurement and receiving, and logistics related to distribution and delivery. Prior to joining Community Foodworks in 2017, Julian worked for family-owned regional grocer called Mom’s Organic Market for four years, helping to open the company’s D.C. location in 2014 as the store’s Produce Manager. He also worked at Good Food Markets, a community-supported and socially conscious grocery store in D.C.’s Ward 5 with a mission of combating food deserts, in 2017. He is motivated by Community Foodworks’ creative model for a mission-driven food hub with minimal static infrastructure and low overhead costs.

Leah Koeppel | Pop Up Food Hub Program Manager

Leah is the Pop Up Food Hub Manager at Community Foodworks where she works across retail, subscription, and wholesale activities and with community institutions and individuals to increase access to fresh, nutritious, local food. At heart, Leah is a nutrition and public health champion and advocate committed to food policy and systems change. She brings over a decade of experience to Community Foodworks in nutrition, food systems, and public health programing and policy, including food assistance and food security, community nutrition/health projects, and nutrition research. Leah earned an MS in Food Policy & Applied Nutrition from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and an MPH from the Tufts University School of Medicine.

Sebastian Muenchrath | Pop Up Food Hub Operations Manager

Sebastian Muenchrath serves as the Operations Manager for Community Foodworks’ Pop Up Food Hub Program, where he oversees and optimizes the on-site operations of the farmers market based food hub program. Before joining the Community Foodworks Team in 2019, Sebastian worked as the Production Lead for Number 1 Sons, a family-owned fermented and pickled food producer in Northeast D.C. There, Sebastian gained hands-on experience working within the DC food system and farmers market community. Sebastian is driven by Community Foodworks’ missions to bolster the region’s local food economy by improving access to locally produced food for both individuals and community organizations.

chelsea roseberry | Farmers Market Operations Manager

Chelsea Roseberry oversees logistics for Community Foodworks’ 15 farmers market locations in D.C. and Northern Virginia. Previously, Chelsea worked for more than a decade in various capacities to support the development of a healthy, sustainable, and equitable food system. Her food journey began during her environmental sustainability studies at George Mason University, where she learned about the direct link between human and environmental health. She was excited by the potential of sustainable agriculture to regenerate the environment, restore health, and support vibrant communities. Before joining the Community Foodworks team she spent four years managing 11 farmers markets for the Fairfax County Park Authority, and worked to address food access issues in Fairfax County. For the past year she managed the farm store, events, CSA program, and field trips at Whitehall Farm, a 200+ acre working and educational farm in Fairfax County.

joni celiz | Development and Grants Coordinator

With over five years of fundraising experience, Joni is focused on expanding the grant funding portfolio for CFW, as well as enhancing fundraising capacity and diversifying funding streams. Previously, she served as the Assistant Manager at the Lahaina Restoration Foundation and oversaw museum operations, fundraising, community outreach, and special events. Joni also served as the Director of Development at Pacific Forum where she developed and implemented a comprehensive fundraising strategy that included: events, membership, annual fund campaign, and grant writing. As a daughter of Filipino immigrants who struggled to make ends meet and access healthy, local food, she is especially passionately about Community Foodworks' mission of pioneering strategies for an equitable and resilient community-based food system. Joni is an avid reader interested in local food systems from a racial inequity lens, and utilizes her diverse fundraising background to support Community Foodworks' efforts to make a difference in the community and in the lives of small farmers, low-income families, and vulnerable groups.

Farmers Market Managers

Aminat Adebule | Anthony Beck | Kristie Chamberlain | Stephen Corbin | Angela Farkas | Melinda Gray-Roth | Mikhala Hubbard | Valerie King | David Lange | Jennifer Luu | JaNeya Lee | Daniela Mrabti | Christian Samaniego | Laura Popielski

Program Associates

Hortense Brent | Danielle Corbin | Maria Ayala | Roukiatou Kirakoya

Operations Associates

Anthony Beck | Stephen Corbin | Emily Patete

Delivery Drivers

Patricia Harris | Booker Newsome | Melissa Stewart

Administrative Assistant

Julie Margolies