CASA Staff Profile

John Burt
Board Chair


Time on board: Member since 2006

Reason you joined the board: Concern for need for farm worker housing

Describe your current/most recent job: Executive Director Farmers Ending Hunger Specific set of skills you bring to the board: Connection to agriculture

Hobbies: water skiing, snow skiing, golf, travel, making jelly from our garden fruit

Describe other board experience (i.e. name of org, time on board, type of org): Marion Polk Food Share-20 yrs, Rural Development Initiatives-8 yrs.

What did you want to be when you grew up? Veterinarian

Hidden/special talent: none that are hidden

If you had a time machine, what year would you go back to and why? 1969. Interesting time in America

Favorite bumper sticker? Did you ever stop to think, and not start up again?

If you could go on a road trip with anyone (dead or alive) who would you go with and where would you go?  With my wife to Europe

Anything else you’d like to share? Proud to be on the CASA board!