Chelsea Collins Appointed to Brighter Bites' Board Of Directors
HOUSTON, TX - If you combine the right mix of education and extensive experience, the end result is often a strong leader. As the organization continues to prioritize food literacy, Brighter Bites has appointed esteemed educator Chelsea Collins to its Board of Directors.
“Education has always been a passion of mine. To be able to combine my enthusiasm for education with an organization I believe in wholeheartedly is something that greatly excites me,” said Collins. “I’m honored to work with the incredible team at Brighter Bites to engage with the principals, teachers, and families in the cities in which we serve, providing them with a strong sense of community, as well as the fresh food and nutrition education they need so much right now.”
Collins will focus on strengthening relations in the seven communities Brighter Bites is located in as well as further developing the nonprofit’s nutrition education pillar, according to a press release.
With over 20 years in the industry, Collins has considerable experience in charter and private school systems, working with the Kinkaid School and within the KIPP Network Schools program. She also co-chaired the National Association of Independent School’s People of Color Conference and directed the Engineering Math and Science Summer Institute with the Houston Independent School District. While currently serving as the Head of St. Luke’s Episcopal school, Collins is currently pursuing a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Texas A&M University.
“Chelsea Collins has a strong track record of engaging communities and bringing people together,” said Brighter Bites Founder and Board Chair Lisa Helfman. “We are thrilled to have her guidance as we build stronger relationships within the communities and schools we serve as we carry out our mission to create communities of health through fresh food.”
We here at ANUK wish Chelsea Collins the best in her new position on the Board!