Stephanie Voltaire joined the Office of Food Access as a Program Manager in September 2017. She comes to OFA from the Boston Public Health Commission, where she was the Program Coordinator for Let's Get Healthy, Boston! Stephanie led the planning and implementation of communication efforts on food access and other topics related to public health. Her passion and goals in public health have been to provide those in need with the necessary access and resources to live a healthy life, and to make healthy choices. Having lived in Boston most of her life, she has a keen understanding of the significance of addressing the needs of the City's most vulnerable population.
Stephanie is the granddaughter of a former farmer. She grew up in Haiti, one of the world's most food insecure countries. She understands the importance of families having access to sufficient quantities of affordable and nutritious food. Stephanie is a Boston Public Schools alumni, attended Regis College for her undergrad, and holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.