Hannah Smith-Brubaker

Regional Network: 
Eastern Regional Network
Class Year: 
2019

Hannah Smith-Brubaker serves as executive director of PASA, a Pennsylvania-based Sustainable Agriculture association. She fosters relationships with partners that share the organization's mission and ensures that farmers practicing sustainable agriculture are represented in critical conversations with stakeholders.

Hannah previously served as Pennsylvania Agriculture Deputy Secretary. As Deputy, she focused on agricultural markets and economic development, farmland preservation, and the charitable food system. 

Hannah with her wife Debra and family operates Village Acres Farm & FoodShed—an organic produce and pastured livestock farm in Juniata County, PA.

Hannah has more than twenty years of off-farm experience in nonprofit education, community development, business administration, and a proven record of working with the full diversity of stakeholders, insisting on inclusion and open dialogue.