Monica is a well-respected warrior in improving our nation's food system. She applies her diverse leadership experience in food policy, electoral policy, communications, government affairs and nonprofits as Executive Director of Food Policy Action. When leading federal food and agriculture policy at Bread for the World as Director of Government Affairs, she was named “Top Grassroots Lobbyist” by The Hill three years in a row.
Her organizational and fundraising skills have fostered growth for numerous nonprofit, political and government organizations including the Peace Corp as associate director and at the U.S. Department of Treasury as a senior official. Most recently, Mills graduated from Wesley Theological Seminary having completed her Master’s Degree in Theology. Her policy acumen, coalition-building skills and effectiveness as a policy strategist and operative are taking the organization to new heights.