Karen Devitt, Co-Director, Real Food for Kids - Montgomery
Ms. Devitt has a BA in English, worked for many years in the IT side of the publishing profession, and currently has her own business providing musical instruction and entertainment in the D.C. metro area. She has been reading and researching extensively on the issue of school food for several years since she encountered problems with her own daughter’s over-consumption of competitive foods of low nutritional value in MCPS schools.
R. Lindsey Parsons, EdD, Co-Director, Real Food for Kids - Montgomery
Lindsey Parsons has BA in French from Wesleyan University, an MA in Romance Linguistics from University of Texas at Austin and a Doctor of Education from Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia. She has five years of experience as a Study Abroad Advisor at the University of Georgia, five years of experience as Manager of Finance and Human Resources at a private wealth management firm, and has either volunteered in an administrative capacity, served on the board or worked in administration or finance for five different non-profit organizations, including serving as President of the Alliance Française de Tallahassee and serving on the board of Servants to Asia’s Urban Poor USA since 2008. She has a personal interest in health, nutrition and gardening and was active in setting up a school garden at her son’s school in Tallahassee, Florida.