Aubrey Alvarez is the Executive Director of Eat Greater Des Moines in Des Moines. Eat Greater Des Moines started in April 2013 to help build connections throughout the food system. Aubrey is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa (bachelor of arts in health promotion) and Drake University (masters in public administration). She is also a member of the leadership team for the Food Access and Health Collaborative, Iowa Hunger Coalition, the Iowa Food Waste Stakeholder Coalition, Partnership For a Hunger Free Polk County, Hunger Free Dallas County Initiative, Regional Food System Working Group Steering Committee, and Food Hub Manager Working Group. She is a 2015 graduate of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute.