Coryanne Mansell leads the food waste efforts in Connecticut, Rhode Island and other northeast states for the Center for EcoTechnology (CET). Cory coordinated CET’s partnership with Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic to develop legal fact sheets on food donation for New York State, as well as the Toolkit for states and cities interested in implementing organic waste bans or recycling laws. She helps reduce and recover food waste in the Northeast and beyond by providing technical assistance to businesses and institutions to help implement or expand waste diversion programs. Cory holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Policy and a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Katie Sandson is a clinical fellow in the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC), where she provides legal and policy guidance to community advocacy groups, state agencies, and nonprofits that work to improve the food system. Katie helps lead FLPC’s Food Waste initiative, which advocates for policy changes to decrease food waste. Katie received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2017.

Dr. Stuart Buckner is the president of Buckner Environmental Associates (BEA) which provides consulting services in organics management, food waste recovery, and integrated waste management solutions. His work in organics management includes composting, anaerobic digestion, odor control, organics recycling program development, and technology evaluation. His research has focused on composting system design, process optimization, and odor control. Dr. Buckner also provides professional services for conference & exhibition development and management. He has developed and managed nearly 20 national and international conferences. Dr. Buckner serves as Conference Chair for the Composting and Organics Recycling Conference Program and Food Recovery Forum at WasteExpo. He also develops webinars on organics and food waste topics and serves as the Organics Editor for Waste360.