Arcelia Gomez

As the Innovation and Learning Manager, Arcelia Gomez has the primary responsibility for training design and delivery for the Emerson and Leland Hunger Fellowships, as well as program evaluation, innovation and improvement for CHC more broadly. Prior to joining CHC, Arcelia spent over five years at the Grameen Foundation mobilizing … Read more

Emily Byers

Emily was responsible for the strategic direction, design, implementation and administration of the Leland Program. This included recruitment and selection of fellows and host organizations, training and advising of fellows, and long-term program evolution. Prior to joining the Hunger Center, Emily served as Director of Policy for the Initiative for … Read more

Edward M. Cooney

Edward M. Cooney served as the Congressional Hunger Center’s (CHC) Executive Director from February 5, 2001 to September 8, 2015. Prior to joining CHC, Ed was an anti hunger advocate at the Food Research and Action Center and Connecticut Legal Services. From September 1997 to January 2001, Ed held two … Read more