Jacob Multer is a Federal Affairs Policy Associate working on nutrition policy and advocacy at CSPI. Prior to joining CSPI as a full-time staff member, he interned on CSPI’s SNAP policy team, worked on political campaigns, and taught a bioinformatics course for high schoolers from backgrounds underrepresented in STEM. Jake has several years of experience as an organizer and advocate working with displaced persons as a leader of the Wesleyan Refugee Project. He holds a B.A. in Government and Molecular Biology & Biochemistry from Wesleyan University.
Policy – Regulatory
Mia Cabello is a Food Law Fellow at CSPI, working on regulatory, policy, and litigation matters. She holds a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. During law school, Mia was a student counselor for the Detkin Intellectual Property Clinic, was involved in cross-disciplinary programs between the law school and engineering entrepreneurship program, and was active in pro bono legal projects, for which she received a distinction upon graduation. She is particularly interested in innovative foods landscape. Mia earned a B.A. in English with highest honors from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
As the Food Safety Campaign Manager, James Kincheloe looks for opportunities to advocate for science driven food safety reform from farm to fork. His work prior to joining CSPI spanned the spectrum of the food production system and included production animal medicine as a dairy veterinarian, international agriculture development, and infectious disease research and response system analysis. He earned a BS in Animal Science and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis, and a Master of Public Health at the University of Minnesota. He also completed a residency in public health at the University of Minnesota.
As Regulatory Counsel, Jensen Jose focuses on supporting CSPI’s efforts to strengthen the oversight of food additives and dietary supplements. Jensen served as regulatory policy specialist and staff liaison for the American Optometric Association. He also served as associate counsel for the US Department of Veterans Affairs, and a research associate for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Jensen earned his JD from the University of Maryland law school, and a BS in Biology and BA in Political Science from the University of Washington.
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.
Maegan McBride is a Science Policy Associate at CSPI who helps identify the health effects and assess the safety of food additives. She received her B.S. in Sports Medicine from Pepperdine University and her Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, as well as certificates in Occupational Health and Risk Sciences. While in graduate school, she worked with the 6th Branch, an urban land restoration non-profit in Baltimore, MD.
Eva Greenthal is a Senior Science Policy Associate whose work at CSPI focuses on food labeling, scientific integrity, biotechnology, and more. Prior to joining CSPI, Eva led a pilot evaluation of the nation’s first hospital-based food pantry and worked on research initiatives related to alcohol literacy and healthy habits for young children. Before that, Eva served as a Program Coordinator for Let’s Go! at Maine Medical Center and as an AmeriCorps VISTA Member at HealthReach Community Health Centers in Waterville, Maine. Eva holds a dual MS/MPH degree in Food Policy and Applied Nutrition from Tufts University and a BA in Environmental Studies from University of Michigan.
Sarah Sorscher is Deputy Director of Regulatory Affairs at Center for Science in the Public Interest, where she works to improve consumers’ access to information about the food they eat, stop deceptive food advertising, and reduce or remove pathogens and other harmful contaminants in our food supply. Prior to joining CSPI she worked on health and safety issues at Public Citizen’s Health Research Group and served as a law clerk for the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. She holds a J.D. from the Harvard Law School, an M.P.H. from Harvard School of Public Health, and a B.A. from Amherst College.