Vice President and Program Director
Megan has worked at Shelburne Farms for 35 years and has been the Vice President and Program Director since 1989, responsible for organizational development and the leadership of education programming and partnerships. Starting as a student intern, she has been an energetic, creative force in the evolution of the Farm’s programs, and has taken those programs into partnerships around the world. She is a recognized leader in Farm to school and the importance of local food systems. Megan has served as a consultant/partner for the Institute for Sustainable Communities, working with national and international education for sustainability projects. Among other affiliations, Megan is member of the IUCN (The World Conservation Union) Commission on Education and Communication, Vermont Sustainable Agriculture Council, Vermont Farm to Plate Steering Committee, Vermont Farm to School Network leadership team, and the advisory board of the University of Vermont College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Castanea Foundation and The Vermont Council of Rural Development. Megan was recently appointed by the Governor’s office to the Vermont Working Lands Enterprise Board.