Helen Dombalis

Executive Director, National Farm to School Network

Helen Dombalis serves as Executive Director of National Farm to School Network. In her role, Helen collaborates with stakeholders nationwide to explore and execute farm to school innovation, programming, and advocacy to advance racial and social equity and justice. She is a nationally recognized food movement leader with more than a decade of experience cultivating equitable community food systems through strategic partnerships and policy advocacy. A native of Raleigh, NC, Helen received a Master of Public Health and a Master of Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Authored Content

  • Jul 07 2020
    Blog Post Remembering Philando Castile, School Food Hero This week—on July 6, 2020—marks the four-year anniversary of the police killing of Philando Castile, only a few miles from where George Floyd was killed in Minnesota, during a traffic stop on his drive home from the grocery store with his girlfriend and her young daughter. Philando was many things to many people; in a […] Helen Dombalis, Noah Cohen-Cline