About Us

Slow Food Vegas began during the COVID-19 pandemic when a group of dedicated, passionate activists discovered their shared concerns about food insecurity and food justice, and wanting to work together to support access to good, clean, fair food for all.  

Vegas Snail LEADERS

Dr. Stephanie Pocchia

Co-Chair & Policy Chair

Alexandra Pontillas

Co-Chair & Social Justice Chair

Michael Rubinstein

Vice Chair & Chef Relations

Nicole Brisson

National Liaison & Chef Relations

Emily Baddock

Slow Wine Chair

Roxy Hendrickson

Events Chair

Tyler Holt

Slow Coffee Chair

Sandy Pontillas

Volunteer Chair

Shirley Sandoval-Reynolds

Advocacy Chair

Kindra Shines

Membership Chair