FoodCycle LA works to reduce landfill gas emissions by partnering with local food retailers to prevent food waste in Los Angeles.


Alexandra Rose


Stuart Sender


Annette Sikand


Siri Sevak/Peggy DiCaprio

Alexandra Reza

Gwendolyn Young

Nancy Beyda


Nancy Beyda

Executive Director

Founder and Director of FoodCycle LA, Nancy has been working for over 15 years to address food insecurity and connect excess food with people in need. 

Felix Holubek

Director of Operations

Felix manages operations, moving over 50,000 pounds of recovered food weekly.  He has a Masters of Science Degree from the University of London in Poverty Reduction, Policy and Practice,

Vivian Trak

Volunteer Coordinator

Vivan helps coordinate over 400 volunteers who are recovering food for FoodCycle. She has worked in the outreach/education department of a LA County recycling and waste hauling company and has over three years of experience managing volunteers.  

Martina Gallagher

Outreach and Westside OperationsManager

Martina has overseen the expansion of FoodCycle on the westside of Los Angeles and works with donors, volunteers and nonprofits to help increase the impact of FoodCycle in these communities.

Gwendolyn Davis

Development/grant writing

Gwen has worked with FoodCycle for the past four years helping coordinate development and grant writing activities.

Mari Sapp

Communications Manager

Mari specializes in project management, content creation, and fundraising. She has 15 years of experience working in human services serving those in need.

Jack Bedrosian

Food Recovery Specialist

Jack helps recover excess food from donors throughout Los Angeles

David Saldana

CAC Fellow/Food Recovery Specialist

Skip started with FoodCycle LA by way of the California Climate Action Corps fellowship program which aims to help advance green initiatives with nonprofit and government agencies to help tackle the ever growing problems resulting from the effects of Climate Change. 

Dana Kitchens

Food Recovery Specialist

 If you’re an organization that can donate or receive food in Los Angeles, Dana will help you with resources. 

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