Profile

Aisha Salazar

Board Vice-President

Prior to joining the Board in 2017, Aisha was on the FOUA Steering Committee. Aisha is the Associate Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences for Virginia Cooperative Extension in Arlington County and the City of Alexandria. She oversees the Master Food Volunteers and Master Financial Education Volunteers programs and co-leads the Energy Masters program with EcoAction Arlington. Prior to VCE, Aisha served as the Cooking and Nutrition Manager for Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) for five years and is in her sixth season as the Market Manager at Fairlington Farmers Market. She has a B.S. in Biology and a B.S. in Psychology from Virginia Tech and an M.S. in Biohazardous Threat Agents & Emerging Infectious Diseases from Georgetown University. Aisha is co-chair of Healthy Community Action Team (HCAT) Arlington, a board member of the DC Food Recovery Working Group, a member of the Fairfax Food Council, and is part of the Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria steering committee.