As Programs Manager at Feeding America San Diego, Erin Hogeboom oversees all Kid Programs—delivering over 1.5 million pounds of food annually to more than 8,000 children in San Diego—as well as Federal Programs and the Internship Program. Erin's role at Feeding America San Diego culminates seven years of working on both national and international food security issues.
Erin holds a Master’s of Science in Global Affairs from New York University, specializing in Transnational Security. While at NYU, Erin co-directed the gender working-group, Lysistrata, and provided policy analysis for the UN-affiliated NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security. Erin also consulted for the National Girls Collaborative Project, working to advance gender equality in STEM careers. Prior to attending NYU, Erin served for two and a half years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Paraguay. There, Erin worked with farmers to sustainably increase their yields and diversify their crops, and co-hosted a public service radio broadcast entitled “Ro’japo Radio.”
Erin is first and foremost a San Diego State University Alumni, where she had the opportunity to serve as an Ambassador, join service-learning trips to South Africa and China, and graduate with a degree in International Security and Conflict Resolution.
Originally from Orange County, Roxy Carter has called San Diego home since 2006. She received a BA in Sociology from UC Irvine and a J.D. from the University of San Diego. After graduating and passing the California State Bar in 2008, she travelled throughout Latin America, volunteering as a Pro Bono attorney with environmental and marine conservation organizations in Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia.
Upon returning to San Diego, she received a certificate in Marine Biodiversity & Conservation from Scripps Institute of Oceanography and worked for a handful of environmental non-profits focusing on initiatives to protect endangered species ranging from the CA Least Tern to the SoCal Steelhead.
The daughter of a Nurse Practitioner, Roxy eventually found her way to the Legal Aid Society of San Diego to put her law degree to good use helping health consumers obtain and retain access to health care in San Diego County. At LASSD, she also serves as the Health Consumer Alliance Assistant Coordinator and works to facilitate collaboration between 11 partners to address healthcare policy needs of health consumers throughout the state.