GERRY WARREN, TREASURER / REGIONAL GOVERNOR, WA/AK
Gerry joined Slow food in 1996 and founded the Seattle chapter in 1997. He has been continuously involved since, as a chapter leader, board member, chairs of multiple committees and a mentor. His passion has always been Biodiversity for which he received the Slow Food Snail Balzer award at Slow Food Nations in 2017. Over the many years, Gerry has been a contributor to many national committees and initiatives.
He has successfully nominated many NW products for the Ark of Taste, is the project coordinator of the Makah Ozette Potato Presidium, and is pursuing development of new NW Presidia. As Regional Governor he currently coordinates and supports four chapters in Washington.
Gerry is a retired Clinical Professor in Rehabilitation Medicine and Bioengineering at the University of Washington Medical School. He and his wife, Diane, organic garden, enjoy cooking, and have been making better wine than they could afford to buy for nearly 50 years.
“I really enjoy working with the young people who are or are becoming engaged in Slow Food.”