Become a Regional Representative

Regional reps have been selected for 2021. Western and Southeastern positions will be open in 2022!

Are you involved with your local or regional food council and want to make a bigger impact?

Apply to become a regional representative!

We, NCLFC, are seeking four new members to represent local food councils, one from each of the four regions in North Carolina that do not currently have a rep:

  • Northeast
  • Triad
  • Triangle
  • Charlotte Area

These regional representatives are important members of the Council, bringing the needs and goals of the local councils across the state to the table.

2021 NCLFC Regional Rep Application

If you are currently involved in your local or regional food council, consider applying. To apply, fill out the form by the end of the day on Friday, January 29th, 2021. When applying, you commit to serving a two-year term. In return, you will receive a cash stipend of $700/year plus travel reimbursement for mileage to attend meetings and for NCLFC-related strategic connection opportunities.

Position Description

As a regional representative, your responsibilities include:

  • Committing to a 2 year membership as a regional liaison to local food councils
  • Attending monthly NCLFC meetings as often as possible
  • Sharing perspectives and updates from local food councils in your region (you will be encouraged to participate in regional networking calls for food councils in your region 2-3 times each year in order to have a broad perspective of local councils’ work regionally)
  • Participating in at least one NCLFC committee (more details on committees will be shared during orientation)

Benefits to becoming a regional representative

Local council representatives will:

  • Connect to a network of fellow food council members strategizing around critical food system issues across the state.
  • Bring their local experience to the state level.
  • $700/year stipend, as well as reimbursements for mileage to attend meetings and NCLFC-related strategic connection opportunities.

To apply, submit the application form by the end of the day on Friday, January 29th, 2021.

If you have specific questions, contact the NCLFC coordinator, Angel Cruz ( and the program assistant, Joyce Yao (

NCLFC serves as a collaborative network across various organizations, agencies and groups whose statewide work supports vibrant farms and fisheries, healthy people, strong communities, thriving local economies, and resilient ecosystems through a common aim: NC’s local food systems.

Learn more about the NCLFC and our member organizations on our website:

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