Stephanie Vail became the Executive Director of PBNSG in December, 2016. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Social Work with a Masters in Social Welfare Administration as well as a Masters in English Language from the UM-Rackham Graduate School. She also holds a Masters in Library and Information Science from Wayne State University.
She brings a lifelong interest in healthy eating to PBNSG, has been a vegetarian since an undergraduate, and slowly transitioned to whole food plant-based eating after learning about Dean Ornish in the early 1990s.
Previously, Ms. Vail worked as an administrator at the UM Institute of Social Research-CRUSK, the American Red Cross/Wolverine Blood Region in Flint, Michigan, the Washtenaw County Domestic Violence Project, Inc. /SAFE House and was an Assistant to the Director of the Women’s Crisis Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She has volunteered with groups such as La Leche League, The Fourth Avenue People’s Food Cooperative, The Gloria Dei Food Coop, and various natural foods warehouse buying clubs in Michigan.