Staff

    Aislynn Campbell, Executive Director
    Aislynn is the founder of The Corpus Christi Downtown Farmers’ Market and GROW Local South Texas. She recently received nationwide recognition as one of 100 innovative leaders in agriculture, was named TAMUCC Outstanding Islander Alumni and Corpus Christi Under 40.

    Cynthia Garcia, Programs Manager
    Cynthia manages and coordinates GROW Local South Texas’ two largest programming areas: The CC Downtown Farmers’ Market and The Learning Garden as well as the sub-programming at these locations.

    Michelle Kish, Operations/Development Coordinator
    Michelle wears many hats including grant writing, operations, organization, budget and accounting tasks. Michelle gardens and harvests at The Learning Garden and manages The Learning Garden‘s vending space at The CC Downtown Farmers’ Market.

    Tevin Gray, Programs Assistant
    Tevin assists in The Learning Garden including garden harvest, garden maintenance, produce sales, educational garden activities, tours and partnerships with a main focus area in youth and cooking education.

    Joel Trevino, Programs Assistant
    Joel assists in The Learning Garden including garden harvest, garden maintenance, produce sales, educational garden activities, tours and partnerships with a main focus area in community outreach and graphic design.

    Executive Committee

    Kyle Hoelscher, President

    Tom Davis, Jr., Vice President

    Monica O’Keefe, Treasurer

    Amanda Bliss, Secretary

    Joe Hilliard, Programs Committee Representative

    David Nuss, Founders’ Committee Representative

    Emily Dodd, Community Advocate

    Rick Gomez, Community Advocate

    Xavier Sandoval, Community Advocate

    Programs Committee 

    Corpus Christi Downtown Farmers’ Market

    Barbie Baker
    Debbie Noble

    The Learning Garden

    Victoria Palomo

    Education

    Haily Nelson
    Kimberly Rios

    Outreach

    Joe Hilliard
    Vicki Jamison

    Fundraising

    Emily Dodd
    Christina Hunter

    Founders’ Committee 

    David Nuss, Founders’ Committee Chair, 2017-Current; Executive Board Member, 2014-2015, 2017-Current
    Beth Becerra, Executive Board Member, 2013-2016
    Vicki Jamison, Founding Lifetime Member, Outreach Committee Co-chair, 2017-Current
    Dr. Ana Paez, Past Executive Board President, 2016-2017
    Leo Ruiz, Past Executive Board President, 2013-2016