promoting locally based agriculture through education, community outreach and networking

Board & Staff

Board of Directors

The work of Farm to Table is guided and supported by a volunteer Board of Directors. Members are:

Clark de Schweinitz, J.D.
Board Chair; Santa Cruz
Danny Farrar
Vice Chair; 
Farmer,  Rancho La Joya, Velarde
Mary A. Chavez
Treasurer; Banking
Center Manager,
New Mexico Bank & Trust, Santa Fe
Anthony Wagner
Farmer, Wagner Farms, Corrales
Photo: Seth Roffman
A. Terrie Rodriguez
Retired, formerly
worked as the Executive
Director, NM
Alliance of Health
Santa Fe

Kristi Silva 
Public Health Consultant,
Santa Fe

Staff Directory

Pam Roy
Executive Director and Co-founder
Pam is Executive Director of Farm to Table, a New Mexico non-profit organization working on regional food and farming issues including community capacity building focused on affordable and nutritious food access, Farm to Cafeteria – linking schools to local farmers for fresh produce, and food and agriculture policy. She has over 25 years of organizational development experience for farmers’ markets, direct market opportunities, and rural food retail initiatives both domestically and internationally. She works on related  policy issues at the local, state and federal levels. She serves as the  Coordinator of the Santa Fe Food Policy Council and the New Mexico Food and Agriculture Policy Council, is New Mexico’s Government Relations Director for the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, serve on the New Mexico farming and Ranching  Resilience Task Force, on the board member of the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, and is a founding member of the national farm to School Network. She is a 2014 New Mexico Community Foundation “Luminarias” lifetime  achievement awardee, the 2016 recipient of a special Community Award of the Santa Fe Farmers Market Institute for her dedication to farmers’ market development and support for farmers over the years, and 2017 Edible Santa Fe Organization of the Year Awardee.
Yana Merrill
Financial Consultant
Yana has worked for non-profits since 1988 and has a consulting business focusing on non-profit accounting. She is on staff at the New Mexico Environmental Law Center as their Director of  Administration & Finance and has also been the Financial Director at NMCF and LightHawk. She has worked with Farm to Table as a consultant since its  inception.
Helen Henry
Administration and Communications

Helen spent many years working with artists and communities; doing on-air programming for WXPN-FM in Philadelphia, as the Program Director for the Folklife Center of International House, and later as the Program Associate for Marketing and Artist Services at Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour, a statewide grant-making program supporting touring for performing artists based in Pennsylvania. After moving to New Mexico, she managed grants and scholarships at the New Mexico Community Foundation. In 2011 she started doing administrative work and communications for Farm to Table, and also works in the same capacity with the NM Alliance of Health Councils. In her free time, she loves to garden and do tai chi.