The BFI Advisory Council is comprised of individuals external to the University who serve to advance BFI’s mission and programs primarily through fundraising support, along with strategic advising.
Advisory Council Members
Bruce Aidells: Founder, Aidells Sausage Company; Cookbook Author
Clayton Chan: Chief Operating Officer, San Francisco Soup Company
Bob Epstein: Co-founder Environmental Entrepreneurs, Founding funder and current Executive Committee member
Hal Hinkle: Senior Manager/CEO, BamCore, Sei Querce Vineyards and Shepherd’s Oak Estate Winery
Erik Oberholtzer: Co-founder and CEO, Tender Greens
Steve Silberstein: Trustee, UC Berkeley Foundation; Founding funder, Berkeley Food Institute; Retired Co-founder, Innovative Interfaces Inc.
Dana Slatkin: Proprietor, Beverly Hills Farmgirl; Chef, Cookbook Author and Food Blogger; Founding funder, Berkeley Food Institute
Marion Standish: Vice President, Enterprise Programs, California Endowment