Will O'Donnell
Executive Director
Will O’Donnell is the Executive Director of the Washington State Farmers Market Association (WSFMA). He's been involved with farmers markets in Washington State for the last 20 years, beginning as a vendor with an organic vegetable farm, then as a board member and from 2009-2015 as the director of Port Townsend Farmers Market, one of the largest small town markets in the country. Somewhere in the middle of all that Will co-founded both Finnriver Farm & Cidery and Mt. Townsend Creamery. In 2012 he was named Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce. Before becoming ED of the WSFMA, he'd served as board treasurer from 2012-14 and as Interim Operations Director from July-Sept 2016. His current favorite vegetable is radicchio.

Karen Kinney
Partnerships Director

Karen Kinney is the Partnerships Director for WSFMA. For the past 19 years she has worked to connect Washington farmers and farmers markets in Seattle and around Washington state. She was a co-founder of the Columbia City Farmers Market in Seattle and the Neighborhood Farmers Markets which operate seven markets in Seattle. While working for King County’s Ag Program, she helped farmers markets in south King County start accepting credit, debit and EBT cards and developed a statewide partnership program now called the Washington Farmers Market Access Partnership. The program became the model for the WSFMA’s Regional Leads program that connects farmers markets with their community partners to expand opportunities for low income shoppers at farmers markets. She is a member of the Farmers Market Action Team, WSU Farm and Food Systems Team, Farmers Market Integrity Advisory Committee, Good Food Coalition and the Anti-Hunger & Nutrition Coalition. She co-authored, with Colleen Donovan, the WA State Market Management Toolkit.

Kate Delavan
Regional Leads Program Manager

Kate Delavan manages WSFMA's Regional Leads program. Kate joined WSFMA in 2016 as Food Access Program Manager. She and the Regional Leads team work with farmers markets across the state on marketing and operations, food assistance programs such as SNAP and WIC & Senior FMNP, and nutrition incentive programs. She previously worked for American Farmland Trust as the PNW Policy & Planning Manager and the Interim Regional Director. Kate also has years of private sector experience working in sales for a natural consumer goods company. Kate holds a BS in Global Business from the University of Redlands and an MPA from the University of Washington.

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