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John Burt

Executive Director, Farmers Ending Hunger
John Burt

“As someone who has worked my entire life in agriculture, it is important to me to try to see that everyone has a place at the table.” - John

John Burt joined the Food Share Board of Directors in 1994.

John is the Executive Director of Farmers Ending Hunger. Prior to that, he taught agriculture as an extension faculty at Oregon State University for 33 years.

He is active with Mid-Valley nonprofits. He serves on the board of CASA of Oregon and the Oregon Hunger Task Force.  Previously he was on board of Rural Development Initiatives and in Rotary.

John and his wife, Debbie, live in Dallas. Their son, Kyle, is an OSU graduate.

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