Nancy Fink

Nancy Fink serves as a Campaign Manager on the Policy team and is working on national, state and local initiatives to address overconsumption of sugary drinks. Fink has been advocating for a variety of healthy eating and physical activity measures including healthy school nutrition standards, calorie labeling, sugary drink tax, nutrition standards for kid’s meals, trans fat ban, healthy retail, beverage portion caps, Complete Streets, and the sugary drink warning label since 2002, when she discovered that her daughters’ school had a dozen junk food vending machines in the school cafeteria. She co-founded and was the executive director of the New York State Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Alliance, which successfully advocated for policies and practices that promote healthy eating and physical activity.

She has testified before the NYS legislature, numerous county and local legislatures, and, the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee on the need for sensible nutrition policies.