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Jessica Jones-Hughes | President

Jessica first experienced the power of Plenitud in 2009 as a volunteer on the farm. She was hooked after the first encounter! Since then, Jessica has been deeply involved in supporting Plenitud PR. She works full time as Vice President of a fairtrade fresh produce importer. Jessica lives with her husband in Boston, MA and enjoys gardening, cooking delicious vegetarian meals and anything outdoors.



Katharine Elizabeth Brown | Vice President

Kat has been involved with Plenitud as a volunteer since 2009. Kat has a BA in Philosophy from the University of North Carolina and a Master’s of Social Work from the University of Tennessee. She works from home in Durham, NC, where she enjoys being with her husband and daughter, as well as hiking, gardening, and playing music.



Naina Nanik Ramrakhani | Secretary

Naina first met Plenitud in 2013 after a visit with George Washington University Alternative Breaks program, and she has stayed in touch ever since. Naina serves as the very capable and organized secretary of our board, a role she gladly took on two years ago. Naina works as the Special Events & Group Visits Coordinator at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City, and she enjoys live music, photography and dancing. She is also a talented percussionist and a member of an awesome all-women Brazilian samba drumline group called Fogo Azul.


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Susie Charlop | Officer

Susie first came to Plenitud as a sophomore in college with the George Washington University's Alternative Winter Breaks program and quickly fell in love with the Plenitud community. Plenitud affected her so much so that she returned to the farm as an Alternative Breaks trip leader during her junior and senior years, and now serves on the Board. Susie is passionate about increasing social justice and improving the criminal justice system. She currently works at the Prisoner Reentry Institute at John Jay College, where she helps to support and build the capacity of student initiatives aimed at improving education in correctional facilities. She also loves to run for miles outside and dance and listen attentively.



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