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Emerson Fellow

Jacquelyn Hansen

9th Class, 2002-2003

Field Placement:  Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks (Columbus, OH)

Jacqueline worked to increase the number of farmers and Farmer’s Markets engaged in the Ohio Agricultural Surplus Production Alliance, an innovative partnership that links food banks, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, and the emergency food assistance network with commodity producers, farmers, growers, and processors.

Hunger Free Community Report:

Nutritional Analysis of Ohio’s Second Harvest Food Banks, a PowerPoint presentation and accompanying guide analyzing the nutritional content of donations to Ohio’s Foodbanks.

Policy Site: National Head Start Association (Arlington, VA)

Jacquelyn assisted NHSA with the development of a broad Health Initiative in order to enhance the resource services it provided to Head Start programs nationwide.  The information gained through this initiative was presented to Head Start programs in various formats to support their efforts in specific health-related areas.

Pre-Fellowship Education/Experience:

Jacquelyn graduated cum laude from Oregon State University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Food Management.  She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Micronesia working on health and nutrition education, youth development programs, and a campaign to promote the local agricultural food system.  She has a working knowledge of Pohnpeian.