Detroit Food Policy Council
Winona Bynum is currently the executive director of the Detroit Food Policy Council (DFPC) an education, advocacy and policy organization led by Detroiters committed to creating a sustainable, local food system that promotes food security, food justice and food sovereignty in the city of Detroit. Winona has extensive leadership and program management experience. Prior to joining DFPC, her work experience includes roles at Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan, and the Ann Arbor based national nonprofit organization, Fair Food Network. Winona is a registered dietitian/nutritionist (RDN) and a graduate of Wayne State University’s Coordinated Program in Dietetics and is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health Executive MPH Program. She is president-elect of the Southeastern Michigan Dietetic Association for 2018-2019. Winona is a native Detroiter who is dedicated to helping others gain access to the knowledge and foods needed to make healthier choices. She is also committed to helping to create and maintain a fair, equitable, and sustainably-operating food system in the City of Detroit, in which doing the healthy thing is the easy thing.